Gallery Talk: Curator Mel Buchanan on the Greenwood Plantation parlor

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Mel Buchanan, RosaMary Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, for a discussion about the recent installation of mid-nineteenth-century parlor furniture and furnishings from Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana, and the lives of the property owners and the enslaved. Read More

Gallery Talk: Portrait Miniatures with Curator Mel Buchanan

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Curator Mel Buchanan for a discussion about the Latter-Schlesinger Collection of Portrait Miniatures dating from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Read More

Gallery Talk: Portrait Miniatures with Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Mel Buchanan, RosaMary Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, for a discussion about the newly installed collection of European portrait miniatures from the Latter-Schlesinger Collection. Read More

Gallery Talk: Decorative arts with Curator Mel Buchanan

Gallery 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 Mel Buchanan for a discussion about NOMA’s decorative arts collection. Read More

Gallery Talk: Decorative Arts Collection with Curator Mel Buchanan

Gallery 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 Mel Buchanan for a discussion about NOMA’s decorative arts collection. Read More

Noontime Talk: Decorative Arts with Curator Mel Buchanan

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 Mel Buchanan as she leads visitors through the newly installed decorative arts displays in NOMA’s Lupin Gallery. Read More

Small Talk: “Second Line” Cocktail Set with Curator Mel Buchanan

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. Join Curator Mel Buchanan as she discusses the… Read More

Noontime Talk: A Queen Within with Curator Mel Buchanan

Noontime talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Curator Mel Buchanan for a tour of NOMA’s first fashion exhibition. Every Wednesday Louisiana residents receive free admission to NOMA courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Read More

Noontime Talk: A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes with Curator Mel Buchanan

Join Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan as she leads visitors through A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, NOMA’s first-ever exhibition devoted to fashion. 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. Read More