Q&A: Robert Lyall, Director of the New Orleans Opera, finds inspiration in The Orléans Collection

The New Orleans Opera will stage Pygmalion, Jean-Phillippe Rameau’s 1748 one-act acte-de-ballet, at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré from November 8 to 11 in tribute to NOMA’s presentation of The Orléans Collection. Opera Director Robert Lyall spoke about how this performance will incorporate art from the exhibition into set design. How did you conceive… Read More

NOMA welcomes new African Art Curator and Deputy Director of Learning and Engagement

Susan M. Taylor, the Montine McDaniel Freeman Director at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), has announced the appointment of Ndubuisi C. Ezeluomba, PhD. as the Françoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art and Gabrielle Wyrick as Deputy Director of Learning and Engagement. Originally from Benin City, Nigeria, Ezeluomba comes to NOMA from the… Read More

Realizing the full potential of the NOMA+ “pop-up museum”

Nic Brierre Aziz, NOMA’s Community Engagement Curator,  came to the museum to spearhead NOMA+, a “pop-up museum” that debuted in March of 2018.  Aziz writes about his observations as this innovative “museum without walls” traveled to schools, community centers, libraries, festivals, and other community gatherings.   Despite the endless number of cultural contributions that minority… Read More