Upcoming Exhibitions

The Orléans Collection

on view starting October 26th, 2018

In celebration of the city of New Orleans’ Tricentennial in 2018, NOMA presents The Orleans Collection, an exhibition of selections from the magnificent collection of the city’s namesake, Philippe II Duke of Orléans. Universally praised in his lifetime, the exceptional collection was comprised of some of the most important works in the history of art. This exhibition will bring together a representative group of around forty masterpieces from Philippe’s collection, gathered from museums and galleries across the US and Europe, to tell the complex story of the collection’s formation, reputation, and impact for later generations. Read More

Keith Sonnier: Until Today

on view starting March 15th, 2019

This exhibition marks first comprehensive museum survey for Keith Sonnier, a pioneering figure in conceptual, post-minimal, video and performance art of the late 1960s. Born in Grand Mamou, Louisiana, in 1941, Sonnier was one of the first artists to incorporate light into sculpture: an innovation that forms the foundation of his subsequent work. Read More

Current Exhibitions


Past Exhibitions

Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories

ended on September 16th, 2018

Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories marks New Orleans’ three-hundredth anniversary by bringing together a group of seven contemporary art projects that focus on forgotten or marginalized histories of the city. Read More


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