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Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, on view through May 28th.

A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, and Gucci are among the designers represented in NOMA's first fashion exhibition, on view through May 28th.

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A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

New Forms, New Voices

A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

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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 will double the size of the Besthoff Sculpture Garden in 2018

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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A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival

A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

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NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

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Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

on view through February 25th, 2018

The international triennial Prospect.4 (P.4) is a citywide exhibition at venues across metro New Orleans. P.4 takes the city’s distinctive character as a point of departure to investigate global concerns. Works by seven artists are on view at NOMA. Read More

New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

on view through May 13th, 2018

Ceramics have been made in Japan for over 15,000 years. For the first time in over twenty years, NOMA presents an exhibition devoted to modern and contemporary ceramics. New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection showcases selected works by masters of the medium. Read More

Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival

on view through April 1st, 2018

Bror Anders Wikstrom arrived in New Orleans from Sweden by 1883 and is best remembered as a designer for elaborate Mardi Gras productions. Through the 1880s and 1890s, his fantastical designs elevated the extravaganza of Carnival. This exhibition includes watercolor sketches for parade floats and costumes. Read More


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  • 25Sunday

    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
  • 25Sunday

    Special screening of The Square

    2pm - 4pm
    NOMA will screen Ruben Östlund’s  2017 Swedish satirical movie The Square, starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, and Dominic West. The film centers around Christian, the prestigious curator of a Stockholm museum who finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit, “The Square.” The installation invites passersby to altruism,... Read More
  • 26Monday

    Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    6pm - 7pm
    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning and Monday evening. Read More

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