Press Releases

NOMA Exhibits Major Works by Contemporary Photographer Vera Lutter While Exploring the Historical Role of the Photographic Negative in Two Related Presentations on view April 15-July 17

NEW ORLEANS, LA – This spring, NOMA will explore the historical and contemporary role of the photographic negative in three related presentations. Drawing mostly on its own permanent collection, NOMA will exhibit some of the earliest examples of photographic negatives in Paper Negatives and avant-garde and twentieth-century uses of the negative image in Negative Image…. Read More

NOMA’s Allison Reid, Deputy Director for Interpretation and Audience Engagement, awarded 2016 Southeastern Region Museum Education Art Educator of the Year

NEW ORLEANS, LA— The National Art Education Association has named Allison Reid, of the New Orleans Museum of Art, the 2016 Southeastern Region Museum Education Art Educator of the Year. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member annually at the… Read More


NEW ORLEANS, LA-Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art February 26-May 22, 2016, reconsiders the continuum of American self-taught art and artists from the Revolutionary War to contemporary times. Because each art object is not only a product of its creator’s mind, but also… Read More

NOMA Announces 2016 Board of Trustees

New Board Members and NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair Appointed NEW ORLEANS, LA – Susan M. Taylor, NOMA’s Montine McDaniel Freeman Director, and Julie Livaudais George, president of NOMA’s Board of Trustees, announce the appointment of ten new trustees to the board as well as a new NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair. The ten new trustees are: Eric K. Blue, Elizabeth Boone,… Read More

NOMA Presents JASPER JOHNS: REVERSALS Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection

NEW ORLEANS, LA-Jasper Johns: Reversals showcases an exceptional group of prints by Jasper Johns, one of most influential artists of the twentieth century. Known for his representations of icons of American culture like flags, targets and maps, Johns is a master printmaker whose work in print influences all aspects of his art. “NOMA is honored… Read More

Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi

New Orleans, LA- The New Orleans Museum of Art will open Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi Friday, October 9th, in conjunction with NOMA’s annual Japan Festival, which takes place Saturday, October 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The exhibition focuses on recent sculptures by the Japanese contemporary artist Bidou Yamaguchi (b. 1970) who employs the… 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