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Free Admission to Garden

NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden is free and open to the public seven days a week, 10 am–6 pm.

Object Lesson

Photographer H. Scott Orr witnessed and recorded a zeppelin explosion during a World Ward I air raid near London.

Family Festival: Word Play

Visit NOMA for a day of fun and art-making activities for the whole family.

LOVE in the Garden

LOVE in the Garden returns September 24. Reserve your ticket today for a night of dining and dancing under the stars.

Object Lesson

Ida Kohlmeyer’s paintings and sculptures use pictographic codes that ask viewers to consider abstract forms.

Community Partner

GIRLS NOLA spent a day-long retreat exploring NOMA and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.


A Brief History of Photography and Transmission examines how images circulate and how a photograph gets from here to there.

Baby Arts Play

Young Audiences of Louisiana teaching artists present a series of free virtual workshops for caregivers and children ages 3-4.


Active-duty military, National Guard, and Reserve personnel and up to five family members receive free admission to NOMA from May 15, 2021 – September 6, 2021.

Virtual Exhibitions

Experience exhibitions online through NOMA’s partnership with Google Arts & Culture.

DEI Progress Report

NOMA is committed to being a welcoming, inclusive, anti-racist institution. We invite you to follow our progress as we become the institution we aspire to be.


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Art Projects

Follow along, step-by-step, as we lead you through creative projects for all ages. 


View our archive of Musicians from Home performances by local New Orleans musicians, organized by multi-instrumentalist Mahmoud Chouki.

See an exhibition of artworks recently purchased or gifted to the museum.

NEW at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art

See an exhibition of artworks recently purchased or gifted to the museum.

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