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Five works at NOMA with stories of misery, mayhem, and the macabre

The works of art contained in NOMA’s galleries and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden depict the full gamut of human emotions — from love and compassion to vengeance and fright! Prowl our halls and the shadowy outdoor paths of the sculpture garden to view scenes and objects that are guaranteed to give visitors the willies. Some works present less obvious but definitively grisly and creepy stories beyond the frame or pedestal. Presented here are five selections from the permanent collection with stories of misery, mayhem, and the macabre. Read More

Taking measure of Shakespeare’s enduring message: The NOLA Project stages a timely morality play at NOMA

The NOLA Project returns to NOMA’s Great Hall for twelve select nights from September 10 to 29 to stage a modern-verse adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s lesser-known plays, Measure for Measure, originally written in 1603/04. Director Mark Routhier discusses the timeless themes of morality, depravity, and hypocrisy that are central to the plot. Read More

Helis Foundation “Art & A/C” promotion offers free admission to Louisiana residents when August temperatures top 95 degrees

To help Louisianans beat the heat, The Helis Foundation has again teamed up with some of New Orleans’ largest art institutions for the third year to offer free admission when temperatures hits 95 degrees throughout the month of August. In partnership with the meteorological team at WVUE-TV (FOX 8), The Helis Foundation presents Art & A/C. Read More