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August 2019

Museum Highlights Tour

Sat, August 24th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Sat, August 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.

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Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

Sat, August 24th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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One event on Sat, August 3rd, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Mon, August 5th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Fri, August 9th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Sat, August 10th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Mon, August 12th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Fri, August 16th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Sat, August 17th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Mon, August 19th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Fri, August 23rd, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Sat, August 24th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Mon, August 26th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Fri, August 30th, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on Sat, August 31st, 2019 at 12:00pm

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.

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Gallery Talk about Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01

Wed, August 28th at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NOMA curators will be present to discuss artist Wafaa Bilal's interactive installation 168:01 in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work is comprised of 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 that will be shipped to the College of Fine Arts at the University of…

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September 2019

Museum Highlights Tour

Sun, September 1st at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until Sun, September 29th, 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.

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Gallery Talk: Ancestors in Stone with Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba

Wed, September 4th 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 Ndubuisi Ezeluomba for a discussion about the exhibition Ancestors in Stone. Image: Akwanshi, c. 16th century, Stone, Ejagham artist, Nigeria, Museum purchase, Francoise Billion Richardson and Robert P. Gordy Funds, 2019.11

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Safar musical performance with Mahmoud Chouki and Jesse Autumn

Wed, September 11th at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Throughout the run of Bodies of Knowledge, Mahmoud Chouki will create a new musical composition and series of site-specific performances for the exhibition,  collectively titled Safar, that explore how music can speak across cultural divides to envision new forms of dialogue between East and West. Chouki will be joined by New Orleans-based surrealist chamber folk singer/songwriter and harpist Jesse Autumn. Admission is free for all Louisiana residents on Wednesdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation. ABOUT MAHMOUD CHOUKI Mahmoud Chouki is a master guitarist,…

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Gallery Talk about Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01

Wed, September 25th at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NOMA curators will be present to discuss artist Wafaa Bilal's interactive installation 168:01 in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work is comprised of 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 that will be shipped to the College of Fine Arts at the University of…

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October 2019

Gallery Talk about Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01

Wed, October 2nd at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NOMA curators will be present to discuss artist Wafaa Bilal's interactive installation 168:01 in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work is comprised of 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 that will be shipped to the College of Fine Arts at the University of…

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Gallery Talk about Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01

Wed, October 9th at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NOMA curators will be present to discuss artist Wafaa Bilal's interactive installation 168:01 in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work is comprised of 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 that will be shipped to the College of Fine Arts at the University of…

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Safar musical performance by Mahmoud Chouki and Martin Masakowski

Wed, October 9th at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Throughout the run of Bodies of Knowledge, Mahmoud Chouki will create a new musical composition and series of site-specific performances for the exhibition,  collectively titled Safar, that explore how music can speak across cultural divides to envision new forms of dialogue between East and West. Chouki will be joined by New Orleans-based bassist and luthier Martin Masakowski. Admission is free for all Louisiana residents on Wednesdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation. ABOUT MAHMOUD CHOUKI Mahmoud Chouki is a master guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and composer…

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