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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 May 15th

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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Louisiana artist Tina Girouard worked with Haitian bead artists to create a series of Vodou flags.

Bondye: Between and Beyond

Louisiana artist Tina Girouard worked with Haitian bead artists to create a series of Vodou flags.

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NOMA will host a major survey of works by Louisiana-born conceptual artist Keith Sonnier, opening March 15th.

Keith Sonnier: Until Today

NOMA will host a major survey of works by Louisiana-born conceptual artist Keith Sonnier, opening March 15th.

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2019 Summer Camps now open for enrollment

Get creative at NOMA’s Summer Art Camps. From June 3 through August 8, a series of eight weeklong, full-day sessions will allow children ages 5 through 10 to explore works of art in the museum galleries and get creative in the studio or on the stage. Read More

Exhibition HighlightsSee All

Mildred Thompson: Against the Grain

on view through March 31st, 2019

Against the Grain marks the first solo museum presentation of the experimental wood works of the American artist Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) in more than thirty years. Made during the artist’s self-imposed exile in Europe, Thompson’s wood pictures are only recently being rediscovered and presented in the United States. Read More


Upcoming Events See All

  • 19Tuesday

    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
  • 20Wednesday

    Noontime Talk: Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art with Curator Russell Lord

    12pm - 1pm
    Noontime talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Louisiana residents receive free admission to NOMA on Wednesdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Join Curator Russell Lord for a discussion about the exhibition Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art.  Read More
  • 20Wednesday

    Small Talk: François Fleischbein’s Portrait of a Free Woman of Color

    3pm - 3pm
    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 works of art in NOMA’s permanent holdings as well as those on view in temporary exhibitions. Wednesdays are free for Louisiana residents courtesy of... Read More

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