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National media hail opening of The Orléans Collection

NOMA’s final tribute to the New Orleans Tricentennial—an epic exhibition titled The Orleans Collection that reunites portions of the eighteenth-century collection of the city’s namesake, Philippe II, the Duke of Orléans—is receiving widespread coverage from the national and local media. Read More


Blog: NOMA+ connects with the Rebuild Center

Nic Brierre Aziz joined the staff at NOMA in early 2018 to serve as community outreach coordinator for NOMA+, a new “pop-up museum” that debuted in March. He will write a blog for NOMA’s digital magazine about his observations as this innovative “museum without walls” travels to schools, community centers, libraries, festivals, and other community… Read More


Sydney J. Besthoff III turns 90

Sydney Besthoff, longtime philanthropist, generous trustee, and benefactor of NOMA, was appropriately fêted with a ninetieth birthday party in the sculpture garden that bears his name on October 18, 2017. Friends, family, civic leaders, and NOMA staff lauded the honoree with praise for his devoted service to the museum, beginning in 1992 when the former… Read More