Mending the Sky

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The annual Odyssey fundraiser will be held over five nights in November and December. Limited tickets are now on sale for themed evenings of music, food, and art immersion.

On View

Mending the Sky brings together installations and videos by eleven artists addressing the aftermath of calamity with visions of a more equitable future.


Music in the Garden continues with Radio Bird Quartet on Friday, October 30. SOLD OUT. Join a wait list. Future concert dates will be announced soon.

Studio KIDS!

Join Saturday morning family-oriented virtual workshops with a NOMA teaching artist. The next session will be November 21. Advance registration required.


Register for NOMA Reset: Freedom at the Mat, virtual wellness sessions focusing on mindfulness, creativity, comfort and reflection, starting Friday, October 23.

Community Sketchbook

Express yourself through writing, drawing, mixed media, dance, or spoken word as part of Take Note: Community Creative Sketchbook Project.

Agenda for Change

Keep up to date with our progress report as we become the institution we aspire to be.

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.

On View

A newly commissioned garniture set by Roberto Lugo depicts Louis Armstrong, Lil Wayne, and a gold tank representing No Limit Soldiers hip-hop recording artists.

Virtual Tour

Working with natural elements like earth, wind, water and fire, the contemporary artists in Ear to the Ground show how nature can spur artistic innovation.


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

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.

On View

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

Virtual Tour

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

YouTube Video

Catch a traditional jazz performance with Haruka Kikuchi and Yoshitaka “Z2” Tsuji in the latest video from NOMA’s Musicians From Home concert series.

Stroll among more than ninety works of art in a picturesque Louisiana landscape.

Besthoff Sculpture Garden open Wednesday–Sunday, 9:30 am–5 pm

Stroll among more than ninety works of art in a picturesque Louisiana landscape.

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Virtual Visit


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Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan discusses the “Second Line” Cocktail Set with its creator, designer Geoffrey Mann, who incorporated sound waves from jazz and street conversations into the commissioned glassware


Singer-songwriter and surrealist-archaeologist Helen Gillet performed live from the exhibition galleries of Mending the Sky on October 11, 2020


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