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A Decade After Katrina: NOMA Looks At Memories, Loss And Change In ‘Ten Years Gone’

By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This review originally appeared here As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, expect to see media outlets and cultural institutions trotting out images of the 27storm and its aftermath that are likely all-too-indelibly seared on your memory already: houses, neighborhoods and lives destroyed by the floodwaters,… Read More

Review: Robin Hood: Thief, Brigand

The NOLA Project’s latest theater in City Park is a fun family show By Tyler Gillespie | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared here In the dark of night, a group of robbers dons woodland masks and acts like spirits to scare knights who transport a large chest. The altruistic thieves plan to give –… Read More

Orientalist Art Makes a Surprising Comeback

Critics called the movement patronizing and repressive, but it is having something of a resurgence By J.S. Marcus | The Wall Street Journal This article originally appeared here > While French Impressionists were creating their masterpieces in the 1870s and ’80s, the glory often went elsewhere-to artists known as Orientalists, who worked in their Paris… Read More

NOMA Exhibit ‘What Is A Photograph?’

By Doug McCash, nola.com “What is a photograph?” an exhibit tracing the history of photo techniques from 1840 onward opens at the New Orleans Museum of Art April 20 and continues through August 19. The photographs were selected mostly from NOMA’s collection by photo curator Russell Lord. NOMA describes the scope of the show like… Read More

NOMA Opens Kongo Across The Waters

by Claude Robichaux | NOLA Defender This article originally appeared here New Orleans prides herself on the fusion of cultures that combined to build the city we now know. One of the most commonly cited example of those evolutions is jazz’s origins in Congo Square. The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)’s new installation, Kongo:… Read More

Review: Salutations

D. Eric Bookhardt on Josephine Sacabo’s photos at the New Orleans Museum of Art By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared here In the French Quarter, there have always been spots where you could look out across rooftops that hint at old Paris and feel transported to another time and place…. Read More

New Orleans Museum Of Art Issues Call For Artists To Participate In NOEW’s 2nd Annual 3D Printed Design Competition, In Partnership With The Idea Village

Entries to be showcased at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), March 20-27 with winners to be displayed at NOMA New Orleans, La.- The New Orleans Museum of Art, in partnership with The Idea Village, is issuing a call for artists to share their 3D printed designs to be included in New Orleans Entrepreneur Week’s 2nd… Read More