5 p.m. - midnight September 12, 2014


We’re keeping the doors open until midnight tonight in celebration of the final weekend of Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898.

Come for live music, lectures, film screenings, and more!

The evening’s festivities will include:

  • MUSIC: LIVE music performances in the Great Hall by Javier Olondo Quartet, AsheSon Latin Band and Liquid Rhythm performance
  • DANCING: Flamenco, Salsa and Folkloric Mexican Dancing with Maricruz DeLage
  • LECTURES: “Reimagining Race, Class, and Identity in the New World” lecture with Mia Bagneris, Assistant Professor, History of Art at Tulane University and essayist for “Behind Closed Doors” catalog; Artist Perspective with Ayo Scott marking the closing weekend of Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College
  • FASHION: Fashion contest devoted to the expression of opulence seen in Behind Closed Doors
  • COCKTAILS: Specialty cocktails
  • FOOD: Café NOMA will stay open until 11:30 p.m. serving distinctive culinary favorites from around the world, highlighting Latin aspects of the exhibition
  • TOURS: Guided tours of Behind Closed Doors in English and Spanish by NOMA curators
  • MOVIES: Film screenings of “Strictly Ballroom” and “Evita”
  • ACTIVITIES: Art making activities throughout the night