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An exclusive NOMA exhibition on view through May 21st.

A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s

An exclusive NOMA exhibition on view through May 21st.

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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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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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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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Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

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Costumes, live music, merrymakers and mask-makers bring the spirit of Venetian frivolity to NOMA.

New Orleans meets Venice in a Carnival-Style Party

Costumes, live music, merrymakers and mask-makers bring the spirit of Venetian frivolity to NOMA.

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Behind the mask in 18th-century Venice

Masks served as both a roleplaying element of costume and a means of societal liberation in 18th-century Venice, as explained by NOMA’s Senior Research Curator of European Art, Vanessa Schmid. Read More

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A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s

on view through May 21st, 2017

An exhibition exploring 18th-century Venice features fashion, pageantry, ceremonies, and street life. An exquisite gondola finial, 18th-century costumes and Carnival masks, a puppet theater, and view paintings depicting the fabled “Queen of the Adriatic” are among the works on display. Read More

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


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