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NOMA Teen Squad builds lasting connections

The NOMA Teen Squad is a diverse group of creative teens that serve as leaders and ambassadors of the museum. Teen Squad members meet on a weekly basis throughout the school year to engage in arts immersion programming of all kinds, including planning a special Teen Night on Friday, March 6, from 6 to 9 pm with FREE food, screen-printed T-shirts, art activities, youth performances, music by DJ Legatron Prime, and more! Read More

Object Lesson: Soundsuits by Nick Cave

Equal parts sculpture and costume, the wearable Soundsuits of artist Nick Cave appear to defy convention and physics. Two of these wildly imaginative works are on view in the pavilion of NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden. New Orleans’ own Mardi Gras Indians are among the artist’s inspirations, which are rooted in both whimsy and vulnerability. Read More