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September 2019

Friday Nights at NOMA: Opera Nouvelle presents a preview of Carmen

Fri, September 6th 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. Members of the New Orleans Opera will present selections from Georges Bizet's Carmen. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

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Studio KIDS! Quilt Design workshop

Sat, September 7th 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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Activation of Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01 with guest speaker Kristina Kay Robinson

Wed, September 11th 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 Baghdad at the close of the exhibition.

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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.

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Book Club Meet the Author Program

Fri, September 13th 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. New Orleans writer C. F. Hampton will read from his short story, Paris: City of Culture, December 1982, and answer questions from the group.

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Friday Nights at NOMA: Safar musical performance with Mahmoud Chouki, Georgie Petrov, and Sam Dickie

Fri, September 13th 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.

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Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

Sat, September 14th at 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers yoga and pilates classes in the galleries or the Besthoff Sculpture Garden (weather permitting) every Saturday morning.

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Artist’s Choice Film Series: Whatever Lola Wants

Sat, September 14th at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bodies of Knowledge brings together ten international contemporary artists to reflect on the role that language plays in archiving and asserting our cultural identities. In conjunction with this exhibition, NOMA will be screening movies selected by these artists that reflect their inspirations, interests, and ideals. Artist's Choice Film Series Saturday, June 29, 2 pm | Adriana Corral selects The Constant Gardener (2005 | Rated R | 2 hours, 8 minutes) Saturday, August 17, 2 pm  | Manon Bellet selects La Jetée (1962…

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Museum Highlights Tour

Sun, September 15th 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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The NOLA Project presents Measure for Measure

Sun, September 15th at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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The NOLA Project presents its ninth collaborative play at the New Orleans Museum of Art with a modern-verse interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.

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Besthoff Sculpture Garden Tour

Mon, September 16th 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, September 30th, 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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Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Mon, September 16th at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

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