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Louisiana residents are invited to cool off with free admission to NOMA every Sunday in July courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

Yoga Classes

Yoga classes have resumed on Saturday mornings in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Register now. 

On View

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

YouTube Video

Fred Wilson discussed his dissentient Mining the Museum project as guest speaker for the 2019 Donna Perret Rosen Lecture.


In FLUX, Yemeni-Bosnian artist Alia Ali considers how politics, economics, and histories collide in fabric patterns and techniques.

Virtual Tour

Visit 1940s-era Harlem in a riveting photo essay for Life magazine through the lens of photographer Gordon Parks.

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.

YouTube Video

Lina Iris Viktor discusses the influences behind her solo exhibition A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred., which examined the mythicized founding of Liberia.

On View

A 1941 teapot by the prominent African American Modernist sculptor Sargent Johnson seems to be of both nature and man, both ancient and modern.

Art-Making Activity

Project Peaceful Warriors present instructions on how to make calming breathing wands.


Dawn DeDeaux’s work addresses apocalyptic themes. She discusses her forthcoming retrospective in 2021.

Virtual Tour

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

Make discoveries and lift your spirits among more than 90 works of art.

Visit Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30 am to 5 pm

Make discoveries and lift your spirits among more than 90 works of art.



Virtual Visit


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Curator Brian Piper discusses the exhibition Tina Freeman: Lamentations


LSU Assistant Professor Allison Young discusses Torkwase Dyson: Black Compositional Thought | 15 Paintings for the Plantationocene


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