Torkwase Dyson’s commissioned works examine Black Compositional Thought

Torkwase Dyson will speak about her new exhibition, Torkwase Dyson: Black Compositional Thought | 15 Paintings for the Plantationocene, as part of Friday Nights at NOMA on January 24 at 7 pm. Her abstract works are informed by Black Compositional Thought, a working term that considers how waterways, architecture, objects, and geographies are composed and inhabited by black bodies. Read More


NOMA Book Club announces selections for 2020

Join NOMA staff and fellow book lovers as we read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books related to art, artists, art museums, NOMA’s collections and exhibitions. Eleven books have been selected for 2020. Read More


January 31: NOMA celebrates all things Scottish on festive Robert Burns Night

More than 200 years after his untimely death, Robert Burns remains a beloved Scottish poet whose birthday is celebrated the world over. Bagpipes, folk dancing, dramatic recitations—and a parade of haggis—will all be part of a Friday Nights at NOMA tribute on January 31 from 5 to 9 pm in partnership with The NOLA Project theater company. Read More