Mending the Sky

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Mending the Sky brings together installations and videos by eleven artists addressing the aftermath of calamity with visions of a more equitable future.

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On View

New Photography: Create, Collect, Compile features four photographers who present visual narratives about identity, community, and power.


Designed for the young and young at heart, Make Your Break Art Kits include art-making supplies, a guide, and online sessions for creative fun at home in December.

On View

A newly commissioned garniture set by Roberto Lugo depicts Louis Armstrong, Lil Wayne, and a gold tank representing No Limit Soldiers hip-hop recording artists.

Virtual Tour

Working with natural elements like earth, wind, water and fire, the contemporary artists in Ear to the Ground show how nature can spur artistic innovation.


Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan has reopened with a new look and a new menu for dine-in and takeout service.

On View

Dutch Master Cornelis de Heem’s Still Life with Fruit on a Ledge includes moralistic symbolism amid an arrangement of fruits, oysters, and a butterfly.


Yearlong NOMA Memberships make great gifts this holiday season for friends, family, or colleagues of all ages.

Virtual Tour

The Samuel H. Kress Collection at NOMA contains thirty-two European works from the fourteenth through eighteenth centuries.

YouTube Video

Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Anna Moss performs in the latest recorded concert in the Musicians from Home series.

On View

Edgar Degas’s portrait of his sister-in-law is among the paintings the French Impressionist created during a visit with his New Orleans relatives in 1872.

On View

A recently acquired akwanshi stone monolith from the Cross River region of Nigeria forms the centerpiece of an exhibition about ancestral veneration.

Object Lesson

Kintsugi is the Japanese practice of making pottery repairs evident as a means of finding beauty in imperfection and strength in healing.

Stroll among more than 90 works of art in a picturesque Louisiana landscape.

Visit the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Wednesday–Sunday, 9:30 am–5 pm

Stroll among more than 90 works of art in a picturesque Louisiana landscape.

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Guanyu Xi, one of four artists represented in New Photography: Create, Collect, Compile, discusses his photography practice with Curator Russell Lord.


Singer-songwriter and surrealist-archaeologist Helen Gillet performed live from the exhibition galleries of Mending the Sky on October 11, 2020


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