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The Elegant Image


Watch as Dr. Bhansali explains his passion for collection and highlights his numerous rare and noteworthy bronzes. Few private or public collections anywhere can claim so many metal figures of this period and with such variety. Bronzes from this period… read more

Oceanic Art


The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia. Polynesia The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected by Captain James Cook on his third voyage to… read more

Mick Jagger


Frontal, head and shoulder portrait of a male with long hair, no shirt. Brown black background, green hair with purple halo on right side. Green eyes and flesh colored skin. Blue highlights around eyes, lips, neck and top of chest. read more

Frontlet Headdress


Cloth cap with a wood disk front highly carved with a bird motif. It has an enlarged beak colored bright blue and red. There is shell inlay around perimeter,and small feet protrude. Ermine pelts are attached around perimeter with a… read more

Radar Astronomy


A wooden box with glass window contains a chrome, rounded bar, which is attached horizantally at either end. It bears two metal rings. A wine glass holding a glass marble ist below, and a wooden ball is poised above, on… read more

L'Art de la Conversation


Painting of large rocks spelling the word “Reve.” From 1950 to 1961, Magritte began to use a stone effect in many of his paintings, juxtaposing the texture onto traditionally fragile objects, such as feathers or leaves. He also executed a… read more

The Dream [ Femme la fleur rouge]


Profile of a sitting female with drape over head, eyes closed. Flower form at the lower left. This work is from a series of pensive young women begun by Redon in 1905. Her head bowed and eyes closed, the young… read more



Modern and contemporary Louisiana artists continued the area’s rich and diverse arts tradition. John McCrady, who came to be aligned with the Regionalist art movement during his early career, returned to his Louisiana roots and found the subject of African-American… read more



MASS PRODUCED as been extended! This exhibition aims to examine the impact of industrial techniques on mass-produced objects for the home. The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the quantity and types of merchandise available for purchase, largely due to… read more



Organized by the Walker Art Center, Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This international group exhibition features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and… read more

What is a Photograph?


What is a photograph? How do we define its history? This exhibition, compiled mostly from NOMA’s permanent collection, examines many forms of photography from the 1840s to the present, in order to explore these questions. Over the past 190 years,… read more

Options & Amenities


Venue Options & Amenities All venues include free parking, security detail, handicap access, a facility manager for the duration of the event, and three hours set-up time. NOMA does not provide food, beverages, tables, chairs, or other equipment. A suggested… read more

African Art


The NOMA collection of tribal arts from sub-Saharan Africa is considered one of the most important half-dozen collections of its type in American art museums. NOMA’s commitment to collecting African art is half a century old, dating back to 1953.… read more

Museum Guidelines


MUSEUM GUIDELINES Chaperones Each group must have one chaperone per ten students. Chaperones must remain with student groups at all times. Chaperones must be 18 years or older. Any group without proper number of chaperones will not be admitted to… read more

Meetings, Corporate, & Social


Event Venues for Meetings, Corporate, and Social Entertaining Woldenberg Board Room Located on the second floor with expansive park views, the room showcases 4 impressive inlaid wood tables that seat 12 guests per table. For a social setting, the room… read more

Nell Nolan: Opening doors

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By Nell Nolan | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here "Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898," is a current come-on at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where formerly "closed doors" (related to these homes) have… read more