Press Releases

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

Katie Holten Selected For Great Hall Project

Large-Scale, Site-Specific Installation Explores the Ever-Changing Natural Environment of the City of New Orleans Katie Holten: Drawn to the Edge On View June 15- September 9, 2012 New Orleans, LA – For the second annual installment of the Great Hall Project series at the New Orleans Museum of Art, artist Katie Holten will map the… Read More

Ralston Crawford And Jazz Exhibition Explores The Influence Of New Orleans On The Artist’s Post-World War II Photographs, Prints, Paintings, Drawings, And Films

On View June 22-October 14, 2012 at the New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans, LA – Ralston Crawford and Jazz explores the profound impact of New Orleans’ culture, and in particular the city’s jazz scene, on artist Ralston Crawford’s artistic output in the years after World War II-a significant but lesser known body of… Read More

NOMA Appoints Allison Reid As New Director Of The Department Of Interpretation And Audience Engagement

New Orleans, LA – Susan Taylor, the Montine McDaniel Freeman Director at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), announced today the appointment of Allison Reid as Director of the Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement. Previously the Vice President for Collections & Programs at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee,… Read More

Dario Robleto Traces The Cross-Generational Experience Of Blues, Jazz, And Rock ‘N Roll In Solo Exhibition, “The Prelives Of The Blues”

Exhibition Features New Work Inspired by New Orleans, on view March 23 through September 16, 2012 New Orleans, LA-Conceptual artist Dario Robleto explores the power of music to transcend time, race, circumstance, and life cycles in his upcoming solo exhibition, Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues, at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)…. Read More

NOMA Celebrates 100th Anniversary With 110 New Acquisitions And Centennial Odyssey Ball, 2011… A NOMA Odyssey

New Orleans, LA (October 12, 2011) – On November 12th the New Orleans Museum of Art will celebrate its 100th anniversary with the Centennial Odyssey Ball, 2011… A NOMAOdyssey, generously underwritten by the Lupin Foundation and Peoples Health. Since 1911, the Museum has expanded a world-class collection, the facility, and gained recognition as the finest… Read More

The Elegant Image: Hindu, Buddhist And Jain Bronzes From The Indian Subcontinent In The Siddharth K. Bhansali Collection

New Orleans, LA -­ The Elegant Image: Hindu, Buddhist and Jain Bronzes from the Indian Subcontinent in the Siddharth K. Bhansali Collection, presented by the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) from August 5 through October 23, 2011, showcases 100 bronze sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain deities, underscoring the richness of the three major religions… Read More