Educator Events

NOMA School Programs Guide 2017 – 2018

Now available!


Professional Development

Bring art into your classroom with lessons inspired by NOMA’s collections and exhibitions. Lesson plans, images, and museum tour are provided. Evening workshops take place on select Tuesday afternoons from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Come at 4:00 p.m. to enjoy refreshments and exchange ideas with colleagues.

To register or learn more:

Upcoming Evening Workshops

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Expressing Emotion

Learn how to enhance social and emotional learning through visual art.


Two Day Summer Workshop

Tuesday, June 19 and Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

300 Years of Art in New Orleans

at NOMA and The Historic New Orleans Collection

Please register in advance. $10 fee includes breakfast and lunch each day.

On Tuesday June 19th, we’ll start the morning at THNOC’s classroom at 610 Toulouse St at 9am for breakfast and discussion. Then we’ll head to the Williams Research Center, where staff members will do an archival show and tell featuring items from our collection. Later, back in the classroom, participants will engage in hands-on activities with replica museum objects, reproductions of archival maps and documents, and items from our teaching collection. This program will provide opportunities to meet other educators and brainstorm about curriculum and free curriculum templates that make it easy to integrate primary sources into your lesson plans.

On Wednesday, June 20th we’ll meet in NOMA’s Stern Auditorium for coffee and pastries and to exchange ideas with colleagues. Then we’ll tour the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden to learn about it’s history and future plans. Throughout the day, discussion and activities will feature the stories of the objects and collectors that have added to the rich artistic history of New Orleans. Lesson plans, images and classroom activities will be provided to help you bring art in to your classroom.


Educator Appreciation Days

Teachers get in FREE with a school ID! Bring your valid school ID and get FREE admission to NOMA for you and up to 3 guests. NOMA appreciates your hard work and dedication in the classroom.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018