Arts Quarterly

Q&A: In Conversation with Simon Gunning

Simon Gunning is among dozens of New Orleans-based artists who have been represented by Arthur Roger Gallery. As Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans opens at NOMA, featuring the donated collection of Arthur Roger, Gunning discusses his career and artistic influences, and the role Roger has served in promoting the region’s contemporary artists and collecting their works. Read More

Op-Art Collection travels to Slidell Cultural Center

Deceptive Space: Op Artfrom the New Orleans Museum of Art, on view at the Slidell Cultural Center March 18 – April 29, explores geometric abstraction and optical illusion through a selection of rarely-seen works from NOMA’s permanent collection. The exhibition considers Louisiana artists within the broader discourse of the international Op Art movement and its… Read More

Decorative Arts return in a new permanent display

NOMA is pleased to announce that the Lupin Foundation Decorative Arts Galleries on the second floor are reopening with a reimagined installation. In a series of gallery unveilings through 2017 and 2018, and with the creation of the Elise M. Besthoff Foundation changing gallery, the museum will celebrate its beloved collection of design, craft, and ornament. Read More