Current Exhibitions

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Tina Barney: Photographs

on view through February 28th, 2016

In conjunction with NOMA’s exhibition of its American art collection, Visions of US: American Art at NOMA, the museum will present a selection of Tina Barney’s photographs in the Great Hall. Since the mid 1970s, Tina Barney has photographed her family and friends in color with a large format view camera. Barney’s pictures record, in unflinching detail,… Read More

My Hand

Time/Frame

on view through February 28th, 2016

This selection of photographs from NOMA’s permanent collection invites an intimate reflection on the concept of time and our place within it. Read More

Wheel of Life

Pierre Joseph Landry: Patriot, Planter, Sculptor

on view through March 20th, 2016

NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre Joseph Landry. Born in France, Landry immigrated to Louisiana at the age of 15. He became a military officer under Andrew Jackson during the war of 1812, and subsequently became a successful sugar planter. Stricken by illness at the age of 63,… Read More

Tim Youd performing William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury at the Faulkner House in Oxford, Mississippi, June 2014

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

on view through February 21st, 2016

Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the latest installment of his 100 Novels Project. Read More

Otello and Desdemona by Alexandre-Marie Colin, 1829

Orientalism: Taking and Making

on view through December 31st, 2016

NOMA collection installation addressing shades of oppression, racism, and superficial cultural understanding layered in 19th-century Orientalist paintings, photographs, and decorative arts. Read More

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

on view starting February 26th, 2016

Self-Taught Genius considers the shifting implications of a self-taught ideology in the United States, from a widely endorsed and deeply entrenched movement of self-education to its current usage to describe artists creating outside traditional frames of reference and canonical art history. Self-taught art, past and present, blurs lines between disciplines, makes definitions look constricted, and… Read More


Past Exhibitions

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Jasper Johns: Reversals

ended on January 31st, 2016

This exhibition showcases an exceptional group of prints by Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930), one of most influential artists of the 20th century. Read More


Exhibition Videos

Scramble: Ascending Yellow Values, Descending Spectrum

NOMA FEATURES AMERICAN ART COLLECTION WITH “VISIONS OF US”

Visions of US: American Art at NOMA is on view November 14-January 24, 2016 NEW ORLEANS, LA– This November, NOMA will open Visions of US: American Art at NOMA, the first exhibition in the museum’s history to highlight the full breadth of its extraordinary American Art collection. American art, with a particular emphasis on artists… Read More