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An exclusive NOMA exhibition on view through May 21st.

A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s

An exclusive NOMA exhibition on view through May 21st.

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NOMA champions the work of emerging and underrepresented artists, on view through October 1st.

NEW at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary and Modern Art

NOMA champions the work of emerging and underrepresented artists, on view through October 1st.

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Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

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Native iris gardeners and admirers gather on April 9th in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Louisiana Rainbow Iris Festival

Native iris gardeners and admirers gather on April 9th in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

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Exhibition of works by New Orleans' foremost 20th-century printmaker opens April 7th.

Jim Steg: New Work

Exhibition of works by New Orleans' foremost 20th-century printmaker opens April 7th.

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A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s

on view through May 21st, 2017

An exhibition exploring 18th-century Venice features fashion, pageantry, ceremonies, and street life. An exquisite gondola finial, 18th-century costumes and Carnival masks, a puppet theater, and view paintings depicting the fabled “Queen of the Adriatic” are among the works on display. Read More

Otello and Desdemona by Alexandre-Marie Colin, 1829

Orientalism: Taking and Making

on view through December 31st, 2017

This installation, drawn from NOMA’s permanent collection, addresses shades of oppression, racism, and superficial cultural understanding layered in 19th-century Orientalist paintings, photographs, and decorative arts. Read More


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    Yoga/Pilates in the Sculpture Garden

    8am - 9am
    Instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Read More
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    Studio KIDS!

    10am - 12pm
    Aspiring artists, get ready to sharpen your creative skills! This Spring, students will explore art made by diverse cultures as inspiration for art projects. Read More
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    StoryQuest

    11am - 11am
    Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors, actors and artists bring the world of children’s literature to NOMA in this family program. Family activities are offered after each StoryQuest to encourage museum exploration. Read More

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