Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Kelly Love Jones

Singer-songwriter Kelly Love Jones brings a star-studded cast to NOMA’s Lapis Center for the Arts on Thursday, November 18, for an evening of music, visual art, dance, and theater. Presented in collaboration with PowerHouse Productions, TRUST invites us to let our guard down and believe in our own power. In advance of the performance, Jones sat down with Gabrielle Wyrick, NOMA’s Deputy Director of Learning and Engagement, to give a sneek peek behind the stage of the brand new work. Read More

Q&A: Brittany N. Williams and A. J. Allegra of The NOLA Project

The NOLA Project is back in residence at NOMA with Tell It To Me Sweet, their first in person production since winter 2020. The company commissioned Brittany N. Williams to write a “trail of tales” inspired by folk and fairy tales and set outdoors in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Beginning in January, Brittany will take on a new position within the company, becoming a Co-Artistic Director with company founder and longtime Artistic Director A.J. Allegra. NOMA Curator of Education Tracy Kennan chatted with Brittany and A.J. about the merits of performing in public spaces and the importance of telling stories. Read More

Q&A: Dawn DeDeaux discusses her forthcoming retrospective

Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds is the first comprehensive museum exhibition for pioneering multimedia artist Dawn DeDeaux. Since the 1970s, DeDeaux has spanned video, performance, photography and installation to create art that exists at the edge of the Anthropocene, anticipating a future imperiled by runaway population growth, breakneck industrial development, disease, and the looming… Read More

Flower Power

By Lauren Laborde | This article originally appeared here Every spring, the art at New Orleans Museum of Art isn’t just on the walls – it’s in the form of more than 100 elaborate floral displays, usually referencing art or local culture, exhibited for Art in Bloom. The annual week-long event (March 16-20) kicks off… Read More