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NOMA presents a series of virtual concerts by New Orleans-based artists. Enjoy a performance by multi-instrumentalist and composer Olivya Lee.


Often inspired by sources close to home, Alma Thomas created a style of abstract painting entirely her own.

Agenda for Change

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


“Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon” features more than 70 works from across the Asian continent and reveals great achievements in Asian art spanning two millennia.


Look closely at Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, presented in partnership with Google Arts & Culture.

On View

New Photography: Create, Collect, Compile features four photographers who present visual narratives about identity, community, and power.


A selection of recently bequeathed photographs from the collection of Dr. H. Russell Albright represents the core of NOMA’s modern and contemporary photography collection.

Art Projects

Follow along, step-by-step, as we lead you through creative projects for all ages. 


Roberto Lugo’s commissioned “Stunting” Garniture Set features depictions of two legends of the New Orleans music scene: Louis Armstrong and Lil Wayne.

Virtual Exhibitions

Experience exhibitions online through NOMA’s partnership with Google Arts & Culture.

On View

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

Stroll among more than 90 works of art in a scenic Louisiana landscape.

Visit the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Stroll among more than 90 works of art in a scenic Louisiana landscape.



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Photographer Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. joins Curator Brian Piper in a discussion about the exhibition New Photography: Create, Collect, Compile.


Curators Mel Buchanan and Nic Aziz joined ceramicist, social activist, poet, and educator Roberto Lugo in a conversation about his commissioned work for NOMA and other career highlights.


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