“Lifelike” & Odyssey Ball

On view November 11 to January 27, Lifelike explores the boundaries between the real and fabricated in the work of over 50 artists from around the globe. Artists featured in the exhibition Include Andy Warhol, Ai Weiwei, Charles Ray, James Casebere, Thomas Demand, Susan Collins, and Vija Clemins. Get first looks at Likelike during NOMA’s… Read More

La. Nonprofits To Get BP Funds

BY BILL LODGE | Advocate staff writer November 08, 2012 Forty-three nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Louisiana will share more than $15.9 million from BP for promotion of tourism and seafood, Patrick Juneau, the Deepwater Horizon claims administrator, said Wednesday. Another $27.7 million was granted to 67 organizations and agencies for the same purposes… Read More

Odyssey Ball, Party With A Purpose At NOMA

By Doug MacCash, | The Times-Picayune on November 01, 2012 at 1:34 PM, updated November 01, 2012 at 3:45 PM The Odyssey Ball, the New Orleans Museum of Art’s traditional fall fundraising extravaganza, takes place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Nov. 10. The 47th annual party will offer art lovers a first look… Read More

Worth The Trip: Ralston Crawford In New Orleans

by DEVON BRITT–DARBY Worth the Trip: Ralston Crawford in New Orleans Since the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston unveiled its acquisition of Ralston Crawford’s 1942 painting Red Barge, No. 1 -a fine example of the Precisionist depictions of the American industrial landscape for which he is known -I’ve been on the lookout for Crawford sightings… Read More

Exhibition Examines Narratives, Meaning & Time In 19th Century Photographs

Photography, Sequence, and Time Exhibition Examines the Intersection of Narratives, Meaning and Time in 19th Century Photographs (New Orleans, LA) – Continuing the focus on the museum’s vast photography collection, The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents, Photography, Sequence, and Time on view in NOMA’s second floor Templeman Galleries from September 14 through December… Read More

Smithsonian Magazine Hosts “Museum Day Live!”

**New Orleans Museum of Art Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day Live! Free Admission for All Participants** Come see NOMA’s “Ralston Crawford and Jazz” exhibition, “Photography, Sequence and Time” and our three floors of art in the museum’s permanent collection (New Orleans, LA) – On Saturday September 29, 2012, the New Orleans Museum of Art… Read More

NOMA Celebrates ‘Drawn To The Edge’

By Steven Forster for the Times-Picayune Inside the New Orleans Museum of Art, hundreds celebrated the opening of “Drawn to the Edge,” which features several large canvases by artist Katie Holten suspended from the Great Hall ceiling and depicting Louisiana’s waterways and coastline. Musician Sarah Quintana serenaded the crowd, and visitors also were treated to… Read More

Katie Holten

As told to Allese Thomson Baker for Artforum. Katie Holten is an Irish-born, New York-based multimedia artist whose work explores the relationship between human beings and the natural environment. She represented Ireland at the 2003 Venice Biennale and in 2009 created Tree Museum, a public artwork celebrating the centennial of the Grand Concourse in the… Read More

‘Ralston Crawford’ At NOMA

By D. Eric Bookhardt for Gambit Weekly Here’s a question: Which great American industrial-precisionist painter is buried in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3? There are only two possibilities: Charles Sheeler and Ralston Crawford. While Crawford was known to be fond of New Orleans, he never lived here. He grew up in Buffalo, N.Y., and his… Read More

‘Ralston Crawford And Jazz’ Opens At NOMA

By Liz Mardiks for Offbeat. One of the New Orleans Museum of Art’s most-anticipated recent exhibitions-“Ralston Crawford and Jazz”-opens tonight with a big celebration. Crawford, a prominent American artist of the mid-20th Century, became a faculty member at LSU in 1949, and began making regular trips to New Orleans. This collection of Crawford’s lesser-known art… Read More

‘Ralston Crawford And Jazz’

By Doug MacCash for The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Museum of Art’s “Ralston Crawford and Jazz” exhibition, a collection of 150 New Orleans-inspired photos, drawings, paintings, prints and short films by the master mid-century abstractionist opens with a reception from 5 to 9 tonight (June 22), featuring a lecture, live music, cooking demonstration and art-making… Read More