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Urban Mosaics with Creative Assembly Cohort Members Kr3wcial and Charm Taylor

Last week, the New Orleans Museum of Art hosted Urban Mosaics, an electrifying event showcasing the extraordinary talent of Creative Assembly Cohort artists Kr3wcial and Charm Taylor. True to the artists’ visions—and this year’s Creative Assembly theme—the night blended the essence of hip-hop with the rich cultural tapestry of New Orleans’s diverse neighborhoods. Read More

NOMA Presents Exhibition on Prohibition and Temperance in New Orleans and the American South

Friday, March 1, the New Orleans Museum of Art opens a new decorative arts exhibition that looks at Prohibition in the American South. Rebellious Spirits: Prohibition and Resistance in the South explores the unique methods in which communities in the United States, particularly in New Orleans, dealt with the passage of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which banned alcohol in the country.  Read More

The New Orleans Museum of Art Celebrates 20 Years of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden with New Site-Specific Installations and a Year of Programming

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) has announced a year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, an important part of the museum’s campus and collection. The occasion will be marked with new permanent additions to the nearly 100 works of art installed in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, programmatic offerings highlighting the natural and artistic beauty of the garden, and a book by publisher Monacelli that focuses on the history of the 12-acre garden and its expansion in 2019. Read More

The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden Are Nominated for Two Readers’ Choice Awards from USA Today’s 10Best

The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden are nominated in two categories in USA Today’s popular 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards champion the most celebrated cultural institutions and travel destinations across the United States. Each category gives voters four weeks to vote for their favorites from a list of twenty nominees selected by a national panel of experts. Read More

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