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December 2019

Gallery Talk: Ancestors in Stone with Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba

Wed, December 11th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba for a discussion about Ancestors in Stone, an exhibition centered upon a recently acquired akwanshi stone monolith from the Cross River region of Nigeria. Read More

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Museum Highlights Tour

Wed, December 11th at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until Tue, December 31st, 2019

NOMA docents guide visitors on hour-long tours of either the permanent collection or special exhibitions. Tours are free with NOMA admission. Meet in the Great Hall to join in. Read More

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Arts & Letters: Environmental Justice in New Orleans

Wed, December 11th at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

NOMA’s Arts & Letters series welcomes authors, poets, journalists, playwrights, and literary scholars to the museum for public conversations that reflect on literature at the intersection of arts and culture. Thomas Beller, an author, journalist and associate professor of English at Tulane University, will be in conversation with Monique Harden, Assistant Director of Law and Policy and the Community Engagement Program Manager at the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, on the subject of her work exposing the secret hiding… Read More

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PhotoNOLA Keynote Address: Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick

Thu, December 12th at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In conjunction with the citywide PhotoNOLA Festival, NOMA will host the keynote address by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick, a husband-and-wife team of New Orleans-based photographers born and raised in the Lower Ninth Ward who have documented Louisiana and its people for more than 35 years. Please RSVP for limited seating in the NOMA Auditorium. The work of Calhoun and McCormick spans the music culture of New Orleans, including brass bands, jazz funerals, social aid and pleasure clubs, and Mardi… Read More

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Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

Fri, December 13th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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One event on Fri, December 27th, 2019 at 12:00 PM

One event on Sat, December 28th, 2019 at 12:00 PM

One event on Mon, December 30th, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays, weather dependent, at noon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, George Rodrigue, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round. Read More

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Gallery Talk: Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana with Curator Katie Pfohl

Wed, December 18th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Curator Katie Pfohl for a discussion about the exhibition Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana. Read More

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Gallery Talk: An Ideal Unity: The Bauhaus and Beyond with Curatorial Associate Anne Roberts

Wed, December 18th at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Louisiana residents receive free admission to NOMA on Wednesdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Join Curatorial Associate Anne Roberts for a discussion about the exhibition An Ideal Unity: The Bauhaus and Beyond. Image: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (American, b. Hungary, 1894–1946), Advertisement for Schocken Department Store, 1927, Gelatin silver print with applied pigment, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in., Museum purchase, Women’s… Read More

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January 2020

Museum Highlights Tour

Thu, January 2nd, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until Fri, January 31st, 2020

NOMA docents guide visitors on hour-long tours of either the permanent collection or special exhibitions. Tours are free with NOMA admission. Meet in the Great Hall to join in. Read More

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Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

Fri, January 3rd, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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One event on Sat, January 4th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Mon, January 6th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Fri, January 10th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Sat, January 11th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Mon, January 13th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Fri, January 17th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Sat, January 18th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Mon, January 20th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Fri, January 24th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Sat, January 25th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Tue, January 28th, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on Fri, January 31st, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays, weather dependent, at noon. (Sited on twelve acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than ninety works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Read More

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Gallery Talk: Tina Freeman: Lamentations with Curator Russell Lord

Wed, January 8th, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photography, for a discussion about the exhibition Tina Freeman: Lamentations, a seven-year photo-documentation of Louisiana’s wetlands and the glacial landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic by photographer Tina Freeman. Read More

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Gallery Talk: Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana with Curator Katie Pfohl

Wed, January 22nd, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Louisiana residents receive free admission to NOMA on Wednesdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Join Curator Katie Pfohl for a discussion about the exhibition Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana. Image: Henry Chapman Ford, Water Lilies and Spanish Moss, 1874, Oil on canvas, 30 x 48 in., Collection of Fred and Jennifer Hebee Read More

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February 2020

Artist’s Perspective: Photographer Ben Depp discusses Tina Freeman: Lamentations

Wed, February 5th, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Throughout the exhibition of photographs in Tina Freeman: Lamentations, a seven-year photo-documentation of Louisiana’s wetlands and the glacial landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic by Tina Freeman, fellow artists, including Ben Depp, will offer their perspective on the subject matter. Read More

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