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Gallerist and collector Arthur Roger donates his art collection to NOMA. An exhibition remains on view through September 3rd.

Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans

Gallerist and collector Arthur Roger donates his art collection to NOMA. An exhibition remains on view through September 3rd.

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Five of John Waters' cult classics will screen on Friday nights from July 21st through August 18th.

Laugh along with Hollywood's most uproarious filmmaker

Five of John Waters' cult classics will screen on Friday nights from July 21st through August 18th.

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Exhibition of works by New Orleans' foremost 20th-century printmaker remains on view through October 8th.

Jim Steg: New Work

Exhibition of works by New Orleans' foremost 20th-century printmaker remains on view through October 8th.

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Abstract paintings by a contemporary New Orleans artist are displayed among Edo-period Japanese works in an exploration of stylistic commonalities.

Regina Scully | Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys

Abstract paintings by a contemporary New Orleans artist are displayed among Edo-period Japanese works in an exploration of stylistic commonalities.

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Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Free and open to the public 7 days a week!

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NOMA champions the work of emerging and underrepresented artists, on view through October 8th.

NEW at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary and Modern Art

NOMA champions the work of emerging and underrepresented artists, on view through October 8th.

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Q&A: In Conversation with Lee Deigaard

Lee Deigaard is among the artists represented in Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans, an exhibition of more than 70 works of art donated by renowned New Orleans gallerist Arthur Roger. She will deliver an Artist Perspective lecture on Friday, July 28, at 6 p.m. Read More

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Jim Steg: New Work

on view through October 8th, 2017

Jim Steg was the most influential printmaker to be based in New Orleans. A longtime beloved professor of art at Newcomb College, this exhibition reveals Steg as both an innovator in the field of printmaking, and an artist at the forefront of several major twentieth-century movements. Read More

Regina Scully | Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys

on view through October 8th, 2017

The commonality between the works of contemporary New Orleans artist Regina Scully and the paintings of 18th and 19th-century Edo-period Japanese artists are explored in a random pairing of works in the Asian art galleries. Read More


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  • 26Wednesday

    Noontime Talk: Pride of Place exhibition, with Curatorial Fellow Allison Young

    12pm - 1pm
    Join Curatorial Fellow Allison Young for a tour of the exhibition Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans. The art on display is drawn from the donated collection of renowned New Orleans’ gallerist Arthur Roger. Noontime Talks are brief, casual discussions on exhibitions or works of art in the galleries given... Read More
  • 28Friday

    Friday Nights at NOMA: Artist Perspective with Lee Deigaard | Music by Trance Farmers | Artful Palate Cooking Demo

    5pm - 9pm
    Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Trance Farmers 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family... Read More
  • 28Friday

    John Waters Film Festival: Polyester

    7pm - 9pm
    In conjunction with the exhibition Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans, five films by iconic movie director and artist John Waters will be screened in Stern Auditorium throughout the summer. Waters’ photography is featured in the exhibition. All movies start at 7 pm. Friday, July 21: Pink Flamingos (1972) Friday,... Read More

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