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August 2017

Friday Nights at NOMA | Music by Jake and the Nifty ’50s | Artist Perspective with Jan Gilbert | Artful Palate: Healthy Choices

Fri, August 11th, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. 5:30 - 8:30 pm: Music by Jake and the Nifty ’50s 5 - 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table 6 pm: Artist Perspective with Jan Gilbert 7 pm: John Waters Film Festival: Cry-Baby (1990) 6:30 pm: Café NOMA by Ralph…

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September 2017

Noontime Talk: Artist Courtney Egan in Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans

Fri, September 1st, 2017 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join New Orleans-based artist Courtney Egan as she discusses her work on display in Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans. Noontime Talks are brief, casual discussions on exhibitions or works of art in the galleries given by NOMA curators and special guests. For more information, call 504.658.4100. This talk is sponsored by The Helis Foundation as part of the “Art and A/C” promotion. ABOUT COURTNEY EGAN Courtney Egan is among the artists whose work is…

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Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Seguenon Kone | Artist Perspective with Douglas Bourgeois | Documentary Film: The Ghost Army | Artful Palate: Date Night Plates

Fri, September 1st, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. Visitors are encouraged to donate nonperishable food, cleaning supplies, and other requested items in a Hurricane Harvey disaster-relief drive sponsored by NOMA and Second Harvest Food Bank. Donation of an item entitles the giver to one free drink ticket. 5 - 8 pm:…

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Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Smoke N Bones | Artist Perspective with Teresa Cole

Fri, September 15th, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. 5:30 - 8:30 pm: Music by Smoke N Bones 5 - 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table 6 pm: Artist Perspective with Teresa Cole 7 pm: Art in Peril Film Series, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the…

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October 2017

Inside the Studio with Leonardo Drew

Wed, October 4th, 2017 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a conversation with Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Leonardo Drew, whose work Number 59S is currently on view in NEW at NOMA: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans. Drew will be joined by New Orleans artist Dawn DeDeaux for a moderated discussion followed by questions from the audience.

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July 2018

Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by DJ Jess | Artist Perspective with L. Kasimu Harris | Screening of Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Fri, July 27th, 2018 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

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December 2018

Lina Iris Viktor in Conversation with Renée Mussai

Sun, December 9th, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Renée Mussai, Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial, Archive & Research at Autograph in London, as she speaks with artist Lina Iris Viktor, whose work is currently on view in the Great Hall in Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred. The lecture is free with museum admission. ABOUT RENÉE MUSSAI Renée Mussai is Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial, Archive and Research at Autograph, a London-based international, nonprofit photographic arts charity, with a remit in…

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Under Three Things, a performance by artist Cristina Molina in Ear to the Ground exhibition

Wed, December 12th, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

At select intervals throughout the run of the exhibition Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art New Orleans-based artist Cristina Molina will host a series of intimate guided tours of the exhibition in which she will assume the perspective of the earth, personified.

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June 2019

You Are Here Photographer’s Perspective Talk with Monique Verdin

Wed, June 19th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Louisiana-based photographer Monique Verdin will discuss themes from the exhibition You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place.

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July 2019

Gallery Activation for 168:01 with artist Wafaa Bilal

Wed, July 17th at 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Artist Wafaa Bilal will visit NOMA to interpret his interactive installation 168:01 in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work comprises a large bookshelf filled with blank, white books which symbolizes the burning and looting of libraries in Baghdad during the 2003 American invasion of Iraq. Museum visitors are invited to transform the shelves from austere white to color by donating a book (for sale in the Museum Shop) that will be shipped to the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad at the closing of the exhibition.

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Gallery Activation of Brève braises with artist Manon Bellet

Wed, July 24th at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In the installation Brève braises, on view in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge, artist Manon Bellet affixes the charred remains of burned paper upon the wall of a gallery. Over the course of the exhibition, she allows these papers to gradually drop to the floor, encouraged by movement of air generated by the improvisational energy of bodies and musical performances. Musicians from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) will perform as part of this activation.

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You Are Here Photographer’s Perspective with Abdul Aziz

Wed, July 24th at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

New Orleans-based photographer Abdul Aziz will discuss his connection to themes in the exhibition You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place. Admission is free on Wednesdays to all Louisiana residents courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Aziz is a freelance photojournalist, filmmaker, and serial entrepreneur. For nearly two decades, he has worked to document conflict, war, social issues and culture spanning the globe from the Middle East and Africa to the far reaches of the Himalayas.  His photos…

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