The New Orleans Museum of Art Announces the 2023–24 Creative Assembly Cohort

Today, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announced the eight New Orleans-based artists who will participate in the institution’s Creative Assembly residency for the 2023–24 year. NOMA’s Creative Assembly initiative fosters community engagement by inviting artists of all disciplines for year-long collaborations with the museum’s permanent collection, special exhibitions, and programs. Read More

New Orleans Museum of Art to Present First Major Retrospective of Photographer Debbie Fleming Caffery

Debbie Fleming Caffery: In Light of Everything is the first exhibition to include examples representative of her entire body of work, including photographs taken throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, Mexico, and France over six decades. The exhibition includes Caffery’s renowned documentary images of people working in Louisiana’s sugar cane fields, as well as her most recent project creating exquisitely humanized portraits of birds around the world, some of which live in rescue and rehabilitation centers. Read More

New Orleans Museum of Art Hosts its Annual Fundraiser LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will host its popular fundraising event LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney on Friday, September 22, 2023. Held in NOMA’s Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, LOVE in the Garden celebrates the culture and spirit of New Orleans through food, drink, and music—all in support of the museum’s mission to inspire lifelong learning through the arts. Read More

New Orleans Museum Month Returns August 2023

Museum Month is the perfect time to support NOMA, whether you are a New Orleans local or just visiting for the week. In addition to all of the benefits that come with your annual membership, you’ll receive complementary admission for two to all participating Museum Month organizations. Read More

Video: Artist Talk with Photographer Binh Danh

Early in his career, Danh pioneered a technique of printing images directly onto tropical plants and grasses by activating the plants’ chlorophyll with sunlight and chemistry. Danh will speak about his early work, as well as his use of antiquated photography processes, like the daguerreotype, to make striking contemporary art. Danh’s work is included in NOMA’s permanent collection, and an example of chlorophyll printing is currently on view in the exhibition Photogenic: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce. Read More