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Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, on view through May 28th.

A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, on view through May 28th.

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Twelve performances of the Alexandre Dumas classic will be staged from May 9th through 27th in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

The NOLA Project presents The Three Musketeers

Twelve performances of the Alexandre Dumas classic will be staged from May 9th through 27th in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

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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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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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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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 A retrospective of the famous photographer's works examines his documentation of Louisiana over the course of nearly six decades.

Lee Friedlander in Louisiana

A retrospective of the famous photographer's works examines his documentation of Louisiana over the course of nearly six decades.

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A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

on view through May 28th, 2018

Experimental gowns, headpieces, and jewelry by avant-garde fashion designers Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Gypsy Sport, and Iris van Herpen investigate symbols of womanhood and challenge conventional notions of beauty. More than 100 articles of daring fashion are presented in a dramatic gallery design that explores eight archetypal personality types. Read More

Veronese in Murano: Two Venetian Renaissance Masterpieces Restored

on view through September 3rd, 2018

NOMA is only the second US museum to host this focused exhibition on two recently conserved and rarely seen paintings by the celebrated Italian Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese (1528–1588), St. Jerome in the Wilderness and St. Agatha Visited in Prison by St. PeterRead More

Lee Friedlander in Louisiana

on view through August 12th, 2018

One of the most famous living American photographers, Lee Friedlander has been visiting Louisiana since 1957 to document New Orleans jazz and to make artful street photographs. Lee Friedlander in Louisiana is the first major exhibition in any institution to examine the full scope and influence of Friedlander’s work in the region on the history of photography. Read More


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  • 21Monday

    Sculpture Garden Tour

    1pm - 2pm
    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Mondays in May at 1 pm. Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than 60 works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees... 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. Meet in the Great Hall to join in! Read More

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