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Tickets and sponsorships are now on sale for this annual fundraising event presented by Hancock Whitney.

Gather in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden for an outdoor party

Tickets and sponsorships are now on sale for this annual fundraising event presented by Hancock Whitney.

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Eleven international artists convey cultural identities in a variety of media, presenting histories that are often marginalized.

Bodies of Knowledge

Eleven international artists convey cultural identities in a variety of media, presenting histories that are often marginalized.

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For twelve select nights in September, NOMA's Great Hall will become the setting for a riveting 17th-century play with timeless lessons.

The NOLA Project reinterprets a Shakespearean classic

For twelve select nights in September, NOMA's Great Hall will become the setting for a riveting 17th-century play with timeless lessons.

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Spanning eleven acres, the garden contains more than ninety works of art. Free and open seven days a week.

Explore the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Spanning eleven acres, the garden contains more than ninety works of art. Free and open seven days a week.

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NOMA seeks creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated high school students to join the Teen Squad youth development program. An information session will be held on Tuesday, September 17, from 5 to 7 pm.

Join the NOMA Teen Squad

NOMA seeks creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated high school students to join the Teen Squad youth development program. An information session will be held on Tuesday, September 17, from 5 to 7 pm.

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Bodies of Knowledge

on view through October 13th, 2019

Bodies of Knowledge brings together eleven international contemporary artists to reflect on the role that language plays in archiving and asserting our cultural identities. Working with materials that range from books and silent film to ink, ashes, and musical scores, these artists counter more staid and static ways of representing our collective pasts. Read More

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

on view through March 15th, 2020

Born of resourcefulness and enlivened by improvisation, quilts made by African American women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, are recognized as masterful works of textile art. Read More

An Ideal Unity: The Bauhaus & Beyond

on view through March 8th, 2020

This selection of works from NOMA’s permanent collection will celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Bauhaus, the world-renowned school in Weimar-era Germany that endeavored to unify art, architecture, craft, and design. Including diverse media by Bauhaus teachers and students, this exhibition will show the breadth of the Bauhaus’ influence and its role as one of the most pivotal movements in modern design. Read More


Upcoming Events See All

  • 17Tuesday

    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
  • 17Tuesday

    The NOLA Project presents Measure for Measure

    7pm - 9pm
    The NOLA Project presents its ninth collaborative play at the New Orleans Museum of Art with a modern-verse interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. Read More
  • 18Wednesday

    Gallery Talk: Tina Freeman: Lamentations with Curator Russell Lord

    12pm - 1pm
    Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photography, for a discussion about the exhibition Tina Freeman: Lamentations, a seven-year photo-documentation of Louisiana’s wetlands and the glacial landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic by Tina Freeman. Read More

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