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Seven contemporary artists focus on forgotten or marginalized stories upon New Orleans' Tricentennial. The exhibition remains on view through September 16th.

Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories

Seven contemporary artists focus on forgotten or marginalized stories upon New Orleans' Tricentennial. The exhibition remains on view through September 16th.

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Join us on Friday, September 28, for a night to celebrate artists, food, and libations in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

LOVE in the Garden presented by Hancock Whitney

Join us on Friday, September 28, for a night to celebrate artists, food, and libations in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

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The works of Zen masters from the Edo Period are on view in the Japanese Art Gallery through January 20, 2019.

Teaching Beyond Doctrine: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Masters

The works of Zen masters from the Edo Period are on view in the Japanese Art Gallery through January 20, 2019.

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Puerto Rican artist Carlos Rolón connects Louisiana to Latin America and the Caribbean. His solo exhibition remains on view through August 26th.

Carlos Rolón: Outside/In

Puerto Rican artist Carlos Rolón connects Louisiana to Latin America and the Caribbean. His solo exhibition remains on view through August 26th.

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Free and open to the public 7 days a week! Follow our progress as the museum builds an addition to this beloved outdoor art space.

NOMA will double the size of the Besthoff Sculpture Garden in 2018

Free and open to the public 7 days a week! Follow our progress as the museum builds an addition to this beloved outdoor art space.

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NOMA is only the second American museum to host this exhibition of two restored Venetian masterpieces from the 16th century.

Veronese in Murano

NOMA is only the second American museum to host this exhibition of two restored Venetian masterpieces from the 16th century.

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Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories

on view through September 16th, 2018

Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories marks New Orleans’ three-hundredth anniversary by bringing together a group of seven contemporary art projects that focus on forgotten or marginalized histories of the city. Read More

Carlos Rolón: Outside/In

on view through August 26th, 2018

Carlos Rolón is internationally recognized for his paintings, sculptures and installations that break down walls. Working with shattered glass, wrought iron fences, and construction cinderblocks, his art takes these barriers to access and transforms them into new points of entry. Outside/In explores the rich connections between New Orleans, Latin America, and the Caribbean through allusions to each region’s natural and built environments. Read More

Teaching Beyond Doctrine: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Masters

on view through January 20th, 2019

Painting and calligraphy by Zen monks has a long history in Japan. Introduced from China in the twefth century, Zen (meaning “meditation”) has its origins in the teachings of the Buddha, the sixth-century BCE Indian prince who taught that it was possible to be freed from suffering and the cycles of rebirth. Read More


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  • 20Monday

    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
  • 21Tuesday

    Small Talk: Pablo Picasso’s Woman in an Armchair with Docent Regina Shujaa

    11am - 11am
    Small Talks are ten-to-fifteen-minute gallery talks focused on one object or a small group of objects. These brief informal sessions enrich the visitor experience and allow visitors to learn more about works of art in NOMA’s permanent holdings as well as those on view in temporary exhibitions. Join docent Regina Shujaa for a discussion about... Read More
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    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. Meet in the Great Hall to join in! Read More

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