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A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

New Forms, New Voices

A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

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A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival

A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

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NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

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E. John Bullard's collection of American Studio Pottery from the latter half of the twentieth century is on display through May 13th.

Personalities in Clay

E. John Bullard's collection of American Studio Pottery from the latter half of the twentieth century is on display through May 13th.

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Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, opening February 21st.

A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, opening February 21st.

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Lift your voice at Hamiltunes NOLA on January 19

Be in the room where it happens as the New Orleans Museum of Art presents Hamiltunes NOLA: An American Singalong. We’ll sing like we’re running out of time and raise a glass to freedom, lifting our voices in celebration of Broadway’s runaway hit-musical phenomenon. Read More

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Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

on view through February 25th, 2018

The international triennial Prospect.4 (P.4) is a citywide exhibition at venues across metro New Orleans. P.4 takes the city’s distinctive character as a point of departure to investigate global concerns. Works by seven artists are on view at NOMA. Read More

New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

on view through May 13th, 2018

Ceramics have been made in Japan for over 15,000 years. For the first time in over twenty years, NOMA presents an exhibition devoted to modern and contemporary ceramics. New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection showcases selected works by masters of the medium. Read More

Personalities in Clay: American Studio Ceramics from the E. John Bullard Collection

on view through May 13th, 2018

In the 20th-century, remarkably creative American potters evolved clay into an expressive art form, free from the confines of function or industrial production. Personalities in Clay: American Studio Ceramics from the E. John Bullard Collection showcases the collection of John Bullard, NOMA’a director emeritus, a promised gift to the New Orleans Museum of Art. This exhibition and catalogue chart the major figures in handmade, studio pottery from 1940 to the end of the 20th century. Read More


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  • 16Tuesday

    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
  • 17Wednesday

    Noontime Talk: Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival, with Curator Mel Buchanan

    12pm - 1pm
    Noontime talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Mel Buchanan, NOMA’s RosaMary Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, for a discussion about Bror Anders Wikstrom, a Swedish immigrant in late 19th-century New Orleans who became the most renowned designer of Carnival parade... Read More
  • 19Friday

    Friday Nights at NOMA: New Forms, New Voices Gallery Talk | Hamiltunes NOLA: An American Singalong

    5pm - 9pm
    Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table 6 – 7 pm: Gallery Talk... Read More

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