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Teen Night: Teens Take NOMA | Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined

Fri, May 17th at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

NOMA’s Teen Art Council takes over the museum to celebrate youth, creativity, and connection. Inspired by Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined, the event features opportunities to engage with the exhibition, relax with friends, and connect with creative teens from across the city!


Gallery talks on Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined led by NOMA’s TAC 

Art-making & activities 

Open mic & dance party

Capture the moment at TAC’s professional photo booth

Plus free food, stickers, and other giveaways while supplies last!

Additional snacks and beverages available for purchase.

Admission and programming are free for teens. Advanced registration is encouraged.  Only adults affiliated with a teen attendee are permitted to attend. 

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DJ Set by DJ Arie Spins

Lounge Set Great Hall 6:00 – 7:30 pm | Dance Party 8:30 – 9 pm 

DJ Arie Spins, a New Orleans native and all-around music enthusiast, is setting the tone and making events pop for crowds across Louisiana and throughout the south. Her talents have caught the eye of corporate clients Essence Magazine, NCAA Final Four, and Coca-Cola. She’s had the pleasure of sharing the stage with R&B artists Sevyn Streeter, Kelly Price, and Ledisi, and most recently served as the opening act for P.J. Morton’s 2022 Watch The Sun Tour. 

Gallery Talk: Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined

Explore the connections between Wangechi Mutu’s Afrofuturist work, social issues, and the environment. Tours are led by NOMA’s Teen Art Council and are available every half hour from 6:30 – 8 pm.

Art-Making Activity: Collages

First-Floor Galleries  

Join us at the art-making table for crafts inspired by Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined. Put your imagination to work and get hands-on by collaging your own unique artwork.

Art-Making Activity: Terrariums by Crazy Plant Bae

Great Hall 

Build your own world with a Crazy Plant Bae terrarium!

Crazy Plant Bae is the plant enthusiast in all of us! We are the lovers of all things green & the keepers of all things growing. Expand your passion for plants!

Book Nook & Swap  

First Floor, McDermott International Elevator Lobby 

Bring a book to swap, make a connection, and grab a giveaway while supplies last.  

Food from Café NOMA and La Cocinita Food Truck

6–9 pm
First Floor 

Come hungry; La Cocinita Food Truck will be serving tacos, quesadillas, and more! Your first two tacos are free while supplies last. Additional food can be purchased with cash, credit card, or ApplePay.

Teen Night is designed by NOMA’s Teen Art Council—by teens, for teens. Teen programs at NOMA are supported in part by The Bruce J. Heim Foundation. For more information about TAC, visit noma.org/teens or email education@noma.org.


Fri, May 17th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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