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First Fridays at NOMA: Picture This
Fri, October 7th, 2022 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
#ExploreNOMA after hours.
The museum is open late night for an evening packed with musical performances, gallery tours, and special pop-ups.
Each month, the museum presents First Fridays at NOMA, an after-hours inclusive programmatic mix of live DJs and bands; local creatives speaking about their favorite works of art; a range of performance and dance; and unique experiences of all kinds in response to art from across time and place.
Participants will meet artists, get creative, and immerse themselves in New Orleans’s creative community.
Picture This | Friday, October 7, 6–10 pm
Join us for an evening inspired by photography’s past, present, and future. And don’t miss special extended hours to see Called to the Camera: Black American Studio Photographers.
Music from Big Sam’s Funky Nation
7:30–9:00 pm in the Lapis Center for the Arts
DJ sets from Delores Galore
6:00–7:30 pm and 9 pm–close in the Great Hall
Based out of New Orleans, Delores Galore creates synth sounds inspired by all decades. Her new album Don’t Get It Twisted reflects her battle with everyday obstacles and how they push forward with resilience, and strength.
Conversations with a Curator
6:30 and 9:00 pm in the Ella West Freeman Galleries
Brian Piper, NOMA’s Assistant Curator of Photography discusses the exhibition Called to the Camera: Black American Studio Photographers. Meet at the exhibition entrance on the museum’s first floor.
Art-Making Activity: Collage
6:00–9:30 pm in the Great Hall
Bar from Café NOMA
6:00–9:45 pm in the Coleman Courtyard
Ticketing and Admission
$25 General Admission | $15 for Members
Please note that food and drinks are not included in the ticket price. They are available for purchase directly from our partner vendors.
NOMA is pleased to work with internationally renowned multi-instrumentalist and composer Mahmoud Chouki, who is organizing musical performances for each First Fridays program in collaboration with museum staff.
Thank You to Our Supporters
First Fridays at NOMA is supported in part by grant funds from the Azby Fund; Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust through the PNC Charitable Trusts Grant Review Committee; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation; and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.