News & Updates

NOMA Announces the Appointment of Redell Hearn as Chief Educator

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the appointment of Dr. Redell Hearn to the newly created position of Chief Educator. On Monday, February 6, Hearn officially began her position, which leads the museum’s Learning and Engagement department, including programming, partnerships, and community engagement initiatives. Hearn brings over two decades of experience in museums and higher education with an emphasis on creating new digital and in-person learning practices—from curriculum development for internships to supporting institutional efforts to expand community engagement.  Read More

Educator Guide for Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

This Educator Guide accompanies the exhibition Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club, on view at NOMA February 10 – May 7, 2023. In it you will find an exhibition overview with major themes, biographical information about Jacob Lawrence and his contemporary artists affiliated with the Black Orpheus publication, select works of art, classroom lessons for before and after your museum visit, and directions for scheduling a visit to NOMA. Lessons and tours can be adapted across grade levels and used with any in-person visit or with provided digital images. Read More