Andrew McClellan to discuss the evolution of public access to art in 18th-century Paris

Art historian Andrew McClellan, a professor at Tufts University, will deliver the final guest lecture in conjunction with The Orléans Collection on Friday, January 25, at 7 pm as part of Friday Nights at NOMA. As author of the definitive book on the history of the Louvre, and a respected scholar on the study of museology, he has extensively studied the evolution of the public’s access to art in eighteenth-century France. He spoke to NOMA Magazine in advance of his lecture, which is titled “Viewing Art in 18th-Century Paris.” Read More

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