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Virtual Tour: Arte Sacra: Roman Catholic Art from Portuguese India

We invite you to join Dr. Robert J. Del Bontà, guest curator of Arte Sacra: Roman Catholic Art from Portuguese India, for a virtual tour of the exhibition currently on view at NOMA. Dr. Del Bontà is an independent scholar of Indian art, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1978. Since that time he has published numerous articles, contributed to many scholarly publications, and curated major exhibitions for the Berkeley Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art, among others.  Read More

Object Lesson: To guna Post

The to guna literally translates to “house of words”—it is a men’s meeting house and considered to be the center of the community. A to guna is often sited in a high place overlooking the village. The roofs of the structures are constructed of layers of millet stalks, which can be over six feet deep and supported by wooden beams. Read More

Musicians from Home: Jon Roniger

NOMA presents a series of virtual concerts featuring a range of music’s best and brightest performing from their homes. Jon Roniger and The Good For Nothin’ Band proudly plays all original grease slicked, jazz licked, blues-rock, singer/songwriter music that draws wayward wanderers from the streets and pulls them to the dance floor. Read More