Sculpture Garden

In Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Teresita Fernández’s mosaic mural evokes “a landscape within a landscape”

ith the debut of the six-acre expansion of the Besthoff Sculpture Garden in May of 2019, thousands of visitors have been entranced by Viñales (Mayombe Mississippi), a 60-foot-long ceramic-tile mural that forms an exterior wall of the garden’s pavilion. Artist Teresita Fernández will speak at The Helis Foundation Artist Talk on Wednesday, January 15, at 6 pm. Read More

NOMA to break ground on six-acre expansion of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

In its effort to further unite, inspire, and engage the New Orleans community, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) plans to break ground on an expansion of the renowned Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in December 2017. NOMA’s initiative to expand the sculpture garden enables the museum to continue sharing significant art and artists with the broadest possible public. Read More

NOMA and The NOLA Project present “Don Quixote” in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden May 4-22

New Orleans, LA– This spring, The NOLA Project and NOMA have once again partnered to bring a new and hilarious adaptation to Miguel de Cervantes’ classic tale, “Don Quixote”. Pete McElligott, a Big Easy Award-winning playwright, helps bring this classic novel to life in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Directed by Jessica Podewell,… Read More

Audiences Pick Their Rabbit Hole In Sculpture Garden’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jim Fitzmorris | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Since he’s staging a wild theatrical party, director Andrew Larimer is counting on New Orleans audiences to be themselves. When he unleashes Peter McElligot’s “Adventures in Wonderland” across City Park’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Wednesday, the NOLA Project’s founder fully expects patrons… Read More

NOLA Project Conjures Theatrical ‘Alice In Wonderland’ In New Orleans Museum Of Art Sculpture Garden

By Chris Waddington, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Alice chased the rabbit and I followed her through the sculpture garden at New Orleans City Park. That’s how it worked at an April 29 run-through of The NOLA Project’s “Adventures in Wonderland,” an immersive theatrical experience that draws from two childhood classics… Read More