FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: ¡CELEBRACIóN! NOMA5 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
- DANCING: Flamenco, Salsa and Folkloric Mexican Dancing with Liquid Rhythm
- 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