Social Realist Murals Bring History To Life At NOMA

By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here One of the greatest American mural cycles of the 20th century is coming to the New Orleans Museum of Art this month. In 1938, Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff received a commission from the president of Talladega College in Alabama to create a… Read More

Review: Adventures In Wonderland

By Will Coviello | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared here The Humpty Dumpty in The NOLA Project’s Adventures in Wonderland, a semi-participatory dramatic adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s two novels about Alice, doesn’t sit on a wall. He hangs out on a bridge in the middle of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Instead… Read More

Audiences Pick Their Rabbit Hole In Sculpture Garden’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jim Fitzmorris | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Since he’s staging a wild theatrical party, director Andrew Larimer is counting on New Orleans audiences to be themselves. When he unleashes Peter McElligot’s “Adventures in Wonderland” across City Park’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Wednesday, the NOLA Project’s founder fully expects patrons… Read More

Adventures In Wonderland Goes Down The Rabbit Hole

Shelby Hartman on The NOLA Project’s Lewis Carroll-inspired performance at City Park By Shelby Hartman | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared here For the last three years, The NOLA Project has used the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden as a setting for Shakespeare productions. This spring, the company is using the twisting paths… Read More

18 Things To Do In New Orleans This Month

Our Top Picks of the Month’s Events By Lauren LaBorde, Read the complete article here Through The Looking Glass The NOLA Project is known for staging productions of Shakespeare plays in NOMA’s sculpture garden, but this May it stages an update on another familiar story. Andrew Larimer directs Pete McElligott’s Adventures in Wonderland, a… Read More

NOLA Project Conjures Theatrical ‘Alice In Wonderland’ In New Orleans Museum Of Art Sculpture Garden

By Chris Waddington, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Alice chased the rabbit and I followed her through the sculpture garden at New Orleans City Park. That’s how it worked at an April 29 run-through of The NOLA Project’s “Adventures in Wonderland,” an immersive theatrical experience that draws from two childhood classics… Read More

Getting The Lead Out: Mel Chin

By Carol Strickland | Art in America This article originally appeared here At a 1993 conference at New York’s Dia Center for the Arts, artist Mel Chin took to the stage and pointed a rifle at the audience. The act deeply impressed Herb Tam, curator at New York’s Museum of Chinese in America, when he… Read More

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