Arts Quarterly

A Carnival time capsule in the art of Bror Anders Wikstrom

Bror Anders Wikstrom made a name for himself in New Orleans by engaging with the heart of the Crescent City’s creative culture: Mardi Gras. Just in time for the New Orleans tricentennial year Carnival season, NOMA presents Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival, an exhibition that showcases Wikstrom’s float and costume designs from the turn of the twentieth century. This exhibition depicts the grand pageantry… Read More

Technology and Storytelling Symposium features virtual and augmented reality designers and demonstrations

NOMA visitors will have the opportunity to interact with cutting-edge technology in the realms of virtual and augmented reality, animation, digital gaming, and other immersive, artistic technology—and meet the creative minds behind such 21st-century innovations—at a first-ever symposium between Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement and the museum. Read More

East of the Mississippi bears witness to a nation undergoing rapid change in the earliest decades of photography

When photography arrived in the United States in 1839, it landed first in a few east coast cities and New Orleans, and then spread north and west into the American interior. The proliferation of photography studios and photographers coincided with the beginnings of massive cultural, commercial, and transportation projects that would reshape the nation. Read More