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October 24, 6 pm: Known for his bold reconceptions of displaying art and artifacts, artist Fred Wilson will be the guest speaker for the annual Donna Perret Rosen Lecture.

Fred Wilson rethinks the representation of race in museum exhibitions

October 24, 6 pm: Known for his bold reconceptions of displaying art and artifacts, artist Fred Wilson will be the guest speaker for the annual Donna Perret Rosen Lecture.

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For thirteen select nights through November 10th, the Headless Horseman will star in a horrifically hilarious twist on a timeless classic.

The NOLA Project brings a thrilling tale to Besthoff Sculpture Garden

For thirteen select nights through November 10th, the Headless Horseman will star in a horrifically hilarious twist on a timeless classic.

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The annual Odyssey Ball raises funds for NOMA's exhibitions, education programs, and community outreach.

A night of unparalleled elegance with food, music, and art

The annual Odyssey Ball raises funds for NOMA's exhibitions, education programs, and community outreach.

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Spanning eleven acres, the garden contains more than ninety works of art. Free and open seven days a week.

Explore the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Spanning eleven acres, the garden contains more than ninety works of art. Free and open seven days a week.

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OPENING NOVEMBER 16th • Nineteenth-century artists drawn to Louisiana's riparian terrain redefined the genre of landscape painting.

Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana

OPENING NOVEMBER 16th • Nineteenth-century artists drawn to Louisiana's riparian terrain redefined the genre of landscape painting.

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The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

on view through March 8th, 2020

Born of resourcefulness and enlivened by improvisation, quilts made by African American women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, are recognized as masterful works of textile art. Read More

An Ideal Unity: The Bauhaus & Beyond

on view through March 15th, 2020

This selection of works from NOMA’s permanent collection will celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Bauhaus, the world-renowned school in Weimar-era Germany that endeavored to unify art, architecture, craft, and design. Including diverse media by Bauhaus teachers and students, this exhibition will show the breadth of the Bauhaus’ influence and its role as one of the most pivotal movements in modern design. Read More


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  • 21Monday

    Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

    12pm - 1pm
    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays, weather dependent, at noon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, George Rodrigue, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round. Read More
  • 21Monday

    Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    6pm - 7pm
    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning and Monday evening. Read More
  • 22Tuesday

    Museum Highlights Tour

    1pm - 2pm
    NOMA docents guide visitors on hour-long tours of either the permanent collection or special exhibitions. Tours are free with NOMA admission. Read More