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September 2019

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Mon, September 23rd at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

$5

NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning and Monday evening.

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Book Club Discussion Group

Tue, September 24th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow book lovers as we read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books related to art, artists, art museums, NOMA’s collections and exhibitions. The book selection for September is de Kooning: An American Master by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan.

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Gallery Talk: Portrait Miniatures with Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan

Wed, September 25th 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 Mel Buchanan, RosaMary Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, for a discussion about the newly installed collection of European portrait miniatures from the Latter-Schlesinger Collection. Image: Nicholas Hilliard (English, 1547–1619), Portrait of an Elizabethan Court Lady, c. 1590, Watercolor on parchment, Gift of Shirley Latter…

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Gallery activation of 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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Gallery Talk: African Art with Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba

Wed, September 25th at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Vestment for a Secret Society Masquerade

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 Ndubuisi Ezeluomba, the Francoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art, for a discussion about NOMA's African Art Collection.

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LOVE in the Garden 2019 presented by Hancock Whitney

Fri, September 27th at 6:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, 1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans , LA 70124

Friday, September 27, 2019 NOMA’s annual fall soiree in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019. Join us for a night of dining and dancing under the stars and oaks in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden!   Patron Party | 6:30 pm Garden Party | 8 pm Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden 2019 LOVE Co-Chairs Julie & Ted George Cammie & Charles Mayer Aimée Farnet Siegel & Mike Siegel NVC Chair |…

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October 2019

Museum Highlights Tour

Tue, October 1st at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until Thu, October 31st, 2019

NOMA docents guide visitors on hour-long tours of either the permanent collection or special exhibitions. Tours are free with NOMA admission.

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Gallery Talk: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend with Curator Mel Buchanan

Wed, October 2nd 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 Mel Buchanan, RosaMary Curator of Decortive Arts and Design, for a discussion about the exhibition The Quilts of Gee's Bend.

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Gallery activation of 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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Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

Fri, October 4th at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Mon, October 28th, 2019

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.

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Friday Nights at NOMA: Wilmer Wilson lecture | Activation of Brève braises with artist Manon Bellet and Justin Peake

Fri, October 4th at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA features an exciting lineup of programs in 2019: 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, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm. 5 – 8 pm | Art on the Spot drop-in activity table 5:30 pm | Gallery Talk with Curator Katie Pfohl on Bodies of Knowledge 6:30 pm | Artist lecture with Wilmer…

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Studio KIDS! Grayscale Collage workshop

Sat, October 5th at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get Creative with Studio KIDS! This fall, Studio KIDS presents “Text and Textures” art classes for kids on select Saturday mornings from 10 am to noon. Perfect for students ages 5-10 who want to get creative and learn art-making techniques. Studio KIDS explore art in NOMA’s galleries or the Besthoff Sculpture Garden as inspiration for an art project they complete in each session. Each class features different media and techniques. Register for one class or the entire series. Please register…

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