FAMILY DAY: NOMA UNLEADED

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 24, 2014

 

Bring the family to NOMA for a day filled with art-inspired activities, music, performances, and more.

In celebration of the exhibition Mel Chin: Rematch, NOMA is hosting a Fundred drive. Join artist Mel Chin and create and contribute a Fundred Dollar Bill to support his national initiative to investigate and remediate lead levels.

  • Join featured artist Mel Chin on a family gallery walkthrough and an interactive Q&A with local lead experts. Then learn and participate in a performance as a screen test for original music video hip-hop production, “Neurotoxic Element.”
  • Catch live music by Jonno and Bayou Deville.
  • Hear author Lynda Deniger read from her “Patti the Pelican” series during StoryQuest at 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy dance performances by young students from Community Works of Louisiana.
  • Savor a family friendly menu at Café NOMA.
  • Say hello to community participants Lead Lab, Inc., Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, and Lead Safe Foundation.
  • (TBD) Bring your toys for free lead testing by the Lead Safe Foundation.

Family Day Schedule:

  • 11 a.m.: Fundred drive begins in Great Hall; Art activities begin in 1st floor elevator lobby
  • 11:15 a.m.: Music by Jonno and Bayou Deville begins
  • 11:30 a.m.: StoryQuest in Museum Shop: Lynda Deniger reads from her “Patti the Pelican” series
  • 12 p.m.: Mel Chin family gallery walkthrough and an interactive Q&A with other local lead experts. Learn and participate in a performance as a screen test for original music video hip-hop production, “Neurotoxic Element.”
  • 1:30 p.m.: StoryQuest in Museum Shop: Lynda Deniger reads from her “Patti the Pelican” series
  • 2 p.m.: Community Works of Louisiana dance performances by young students

NOMA’s Family Day partners:

  • Community Works of Louisiana
  • Young Audiences of Louisiana
  • Lead Safe Foundation
  • Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Lead Lab