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

Kongo Across The Waters

On View February 27, 2015 – May 25, 2015 New Orleans, LA- Opening February 27, 2015 at the New Orleans Museum of Art, the exhibition Kongo across the Waters explores the connections between the art and civilization of the African Kongo peoples with that of African American art and culture in the United States. The… Read More

“NOMA 100″… Gifts That Keep On Giving

Polly Renwick treasured her de Kooning. But when John Bullard and Anne Milling asked her to give it away, she couldn’t resist. “We didn’t have to think long and hard,” Renwick, a social worker, said of the decision she made with her husband, retired political science professor Edward F. Renwick, to donate their precious Willem… Read More

The 50 Most Exciting Artists Of 2014

By Christian Viveros-Fauné | artnet news This article originally appeared here Life can’t be boiled down to a listicle. Neither can art or money. Yet all three have become so intimately intertwined that they could seriously stand the kind of rearranging that only an alternative inventory can provide. Some readers will invariably quote The Guardian’s… Read More

The Favorite Places We Visited This Year

By OUTTraveler Editors This article originally appeared here Neal Broverman, Editor in Chief, Out Traveler; Contributing Editor, The Advocate I keep vacillating between Curacao and New Orleans (pictured above) as my two favorite spots I was lucky enough to visit this year. The vast expanse of the Queen Juliana bridge on the gay-friendly Caribbean isle… Read More

2014: The Year In New Orleans Entertainment

A city enamored with tradition seems to enjoy embracing the new – or renewed. By Will Coviello | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared here The 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina looms in 2015, but by then rebuilding may seem like just another longstanding New Orleans tradition. In 2014, a host of local institutions, new… Read More