Steering Committee Co-Chair Young Fellows member since 2014 Hattie, a Houston native, graduated from Texas Christian University in 2008 with degrees in Art History & Arts Administration. Following graduation, she moved to New Orleans where she earned her Masters Degree in Art History from Tulane University. In the spring of 2012, she opened her eponymous… Read More
Your membership entitles you to visit the Museum as often as you like, with free admission. Explore dozens of breathtaking galleries of artworks from every culture spanning over 5000 years of history. Stroll the Museum’s magnificent Besthoff Sculpture Garden, with over 60 masterworks of modern and contemporary sculpture showcased in a 5-acre site with reflecting lagoons, magnolias and 100-year-old oaks. Enjoy special members’ previews of all exhibitions and priority admission to special events. Take advantage of a special member discount on art books, jewelry and gifts in the Museum Shop.
NOMA is pleased to announce that the Lupin Foundation Decorative Arts Galleries on the second floor are reopening with a reimagined installation. In a series of gallery unveilings through 2017 and 2018, and with the creation of the Elise M. Besthoff Foundation changing gallery, the museum will celebrate its beloved collection of design, craft, and ornament. Read More
Edible Book Day, now in its fourth year at NOMA, has become a popular draw for both bibliophiles, bakers, and admirers of sculptural cakes. On April 7, 2017, amateur and professional cake-decorating contestants brought confections that are designed around literary themes, ranging from replicas of book covers and fictional characters to puns that play off… Read More
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Friday Nights at NOMA: “Hidden Musicians of Venice: The Fascinating Story of Vivaldi’s All-Female Orchestra,” a lecture by Kim Teter5pm - 9pmIn conjunction with the exhibition A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s, author Kim Teter will share her research on the little-known history of Antonio Vivaldi's all-female orchestra that he led from an orphanage in Venice. A trio of classical musicians from Loyola University will also entertain visitors in the Great Hall. Upstairs a Teen Poetry Slam will be held in the Contemporary Galleries. Read More
- 29Saturday8am - 9amNOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers yoga and pilates classes in the galleries or the Besthoff Sculpture Garden (weather permitting) every Saturday morning. Read More
- 29Saturday2pm - 3pmJoin a docent for a guided tour of select works within the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden every Saturday at 2 p.m. in April and May. Read More