News & Updates

NOMA Cares: Burton Clarke prepares face masks

Burton Clarke is NOMA’s Visitor Experience Team Coordinator. Joining legions of volunteers who have risen to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis, he has spent time off-duty  alleviating the shortage of personal protective equipment.   I started out just making two face masks for myself and my partner using some leftover cotton fabric that I… Read More

Suggested Reading List: Flowers and Nature

NOMA’s Learning and Engagement staff suggests the following books related to themes of flowers and nature. In partnership with Octavia Books, links are provided to purchase these titles through this independent bookstore based in New Orleans, which offers nationwide shipping or curbside pickup. For Adults  The Tulip by Anna Pavord, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019, ISBN: 9781635573909… Read More

Lesson Plan: Story Generator

People and cultures all over the world use symbols and images to help pass along stories that are important to them. In this activity, we will create a Story Generator that will provide clues to help us tell a story.  Inspiration: This large helmet mask was worn by masquerading characters in the Niger Delta Region… Read More