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NOMA at Night Presented by Mignon Faget

Fri, September 8th, 2023 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Unwind from the week with NOMA at Night—an evening of music, art, and fun at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

On select Fridays throughout the year, we’re open late so that you can #ExploreNOMA after hours, enjoy special performances and pop-ups, and get creative.

Tickets to NOMA at Night include access to the special exhibition Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour.

$30 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.

This Month’s Line-Up

Live Music Performance by Sasha Masakowski

6:30 pm in the Lapis Center for the Arts


8–9:30 pm in the Great Hall

Gallery Talk on Mignon Faget’s Rose Thorn Choker

6:30 pm in the second-floor Lupin Foundation Center for Decorative Arts

Mel Buchanan, NOMA’s RosaMary Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, highlights a work in NOMA’s permanent collection by an important figure in contemporary design in New Orleans.

Gallery Talk on Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour

9 pm on the first-floor elevator lobby

Join curator Mel Buchanan for a walk through this broad exhibition of American fashion history, emphasizing the spirit of innovation.

Art Making Activity: Hat Couture

6–9:30 pm on the first-floor elevator lobby

Style and personalize your own hat with patches, fabric paint, buttons, and beads.

MOXLOX at the NOMA Museum Shop

Visit the NOMA Museum Shop on September 8–10 to shop for pop-up exclusive items from MOXLOX. This local New Orleans brand makes sunglasses from all-natural and biodegradable materials.

Madame Olympe Boisse (New Orleans), Evening Gown, 1866-67. Silk brocade, silk/metallic fringe, silk ribbon. Gift of Cathy Gordon. Courtesy of FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles.

Featured Exhibition | Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour

On view on the 1st floor in the Ella West Freeman Galleries

From cowboy boots and bathing suits to Hollywood gowns and streetwear, Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour presents American fashion as a powerful emblem of global visual culture. Highlighting experimental art-garments, ready-to-wear classics, and iconic red carpet fashion moments, Fashioning America demonstrates the widespread impact of media and celebrity culture through fashion.

Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour is organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas and curated by Michelle Tolini Finamore.

The presentation in New Orleans is sponsored by the Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation, New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund, and Cathy and Hunter Pierson in honor of Mrs. Bertie Deming Smith. Additional support is provided by Elizabeth Boh, Mignon Faget, Tim Fields, Susanne and David Purvis, Robert and Millie Kohn, and Patricia Unangst.


Additional Credits

Mahmoud Chouki

NOMA is pleased to work with internationally renowned multi-instrumentalist and composer Mahmoud Chouki, who is organizing musical performances for each NOMA at Night program in collaboration with museum staff.

Thank You to Our Supporters

NOMA at Night 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.




Fri, September 8th, 2023
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA, 70119