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In celebration of New Orleans' tricentennial, NOMA reunites European masterworks from the collection of the city's namesake, Phillippe II, the Duke of Orléans.

The Orléans Collection

In celebration of New Orleans' tricentennial, NOMA reunites European masterworks from the collection of the city's namesake, Phillippe II, the Duke of Orléans.

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Sign up for a series of public lectures from January 11-12 focusing on art in 17th-century Europe and the long-lasting influence of the Duke of Orléans.

Symposium will examine the impact of Philippe II's art collection

Sign up for a series of public lectures from January 11-12 focusing on art in 17th-century Europe and the long-lasting influence of the Duke of Orléans.

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NOMA celebrates a century of photography, from a groundbreaking 1918 exhibition to a recent promised gift of more than 1,300 images.

Past Present Future

NOMA celebrates a century of photography, from a groundbreaking 1918 exhibition to a recent promised gift of more than 1,300 images.

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Contemporary artists treat nature as a teacher to envision new ways of relating to the environment.

Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art

Contemporary artists treat nature as a teacher to envision new ways of relating to the environment.

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Free and open to the public 7 days a week! Follow our progress as the museum builds an addition to this beloved outdoor art space.

NOMA doubles size of the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, opening in 2019

Free and open to the public 7 days a week! Follow our progress as the museum builds an addition to this beloved outdoor art space.

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The newly reimagined decorative arts galleries now include works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

A new look for the Lupin Galleries of Decorative Arts

The newly reimagined decorative arts galleries now include works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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The Orléans Collection

on view through January 27th, 2019

In celebration of the city of New Orleans Tricentennial, NOMA presents The Orleans Collection, an exhibition of selections from the magnificent collection of the city’s namesake, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans. This exhibition reunites a representative group of forty European masterpieces from the Duke’s collection, gathered from museums and galleries across the US and Europe, to tell the complex story of the collection’s formation, reputation, dispersal, and impact for later generations. Read More

Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred.

on view through January 6th, 2019

Lina Iris Viktor is widely recognized for her exploration of art’s connection to history, spirituality, and prophecy. Recasting factual and fantastical narratives surrounding America’s involvement in the founding of Liberia, Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred. explores a mythicized history of the West African nation. Read More


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  • 11Tuesday

    Sculpture Garden Tour

    12pm - 1pm
    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays at noon through December 15. Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live... Read More
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    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
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    Classes with Curators: Looking at Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris

    6pm - 8pm
    Classes with Curators Interested in taking a closer look at NOMA’s collections? Want to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions? Join NOMA curators as they explore a variety of topics and take you behind the scenes in our new Classes with Curators series. Designed for small groups of no more than twenty students,... Read More

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