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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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Come see A Queen Within before it closes and indulge in music and special programming throughout the night.

NOMA opens its doors till midnight for a fashion-filled evening

Come see A Queen Within before it closes and indulge in music and special programming throughout the night.

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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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NOMA is only the second American museum to host this exhibition of two restored Venetian masterpieces from the 16th century.

Veronese in Murano

NOMA is only the second American museum to host this exhibition of two restored Venetian masterpieces from the 16th century.

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Twelve performances of the Alexandre Dumas classic will be staged from May 9th through 27th in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

The NOLA Project presents The Three Musketeers

Twelve performances of the Alexandre Dumas classic will be staged from May 9th through 27th in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

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 Opening April 27th, a retrospective of the famous photographer's works examines his documentation of Louisiana.

Lee Friedlander in Louisiana

Opening April 27th, a retrospective of the famous photographer's works examines his documentation of Louisiana.

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A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

on view through May 28th, 2018

Experimental gowns, headpieces, and jewelry by avant-garde fashion designers Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Gypsy Sport, and Iris van Herpen investigate symbols of womanhood and challenge conventional notions of beauty. More than 100 articles of daring fashion are presented in a dramatic gallery design that explores eight archetypal personality types. Read More

Lee Friedlander: American Musicians

on view through June 17th, 2018

Lee Friedlander took promotional portraits for a number of recording companies beginning in the mid-1950s and through the 1970s. Most well-known for his work with Atlantic Records, many of his session photographs became classic jazz, country, and rhythm and blues record album covers. Read More

Veronese in Murano: Two Venetian Renaissance Masterpieces Restored

on view through September 3rd, 2018

NOMA is only the second US museum to host this focused exhibition on two recently conserved and rarely seen paintings by the celebrated Italian Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese (1528–1588), St. Jerome in the Wilderness and St. Agatha Visited in Prison by St. PeterRead More


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  • 27Friday

    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
  • 27Friday

    Small Talk: Louisiana Legend Fritz Bultman

    2pm - 2pm
    Small Talks are ten to fifteen minute gallery talks focused on one object or a small group of objects. These brief informal sessions enrich the visitor experience and allow visitors to learn more about artworks in our permanent holdings as well as those on view in temporary exhibitions. Join Curatorial Assistant Anne Roberts as she... Read More
  • 27Friday

    Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Sasha Maskowski | Gallery Talk: Lee Friedlander in Louisiana with Curator Russell Lord

    5pm - 9pm
    Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm. 5 – 8 pm:... Read More

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