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Become a member of the largest and most exciting fine arts organization in the Gulf South!

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Through your membership, you inspire the love of art in every visitor who walks into the Great Hall or through the gates of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

We invite you to visit the museum as often as you like, with free admission. Explore dozens of breathtaking galleries of artworks from every culture spanning more than 5,000 years of history. Stroll the Museum’s magnificent Besthoff Sculpture Garden, with over sixty masterworks of modern and contemporary sculpture showcased in a five-acre site with reflecting lagoons, stately magnolias and 100-year-old live oaks draped in Spanish moss. Enjoy special members’ previews of all exhibitions and free admission to special events. Take advantage of a special member discount on art books, jewelry and gifts in the Museum Shop.

Members also receive a complimentary subscription to NOMA Magazine, the museum’s award-winning magazine that is printed three times per year with additional web exclusive content.

Members may also take advantage of discounted rates at NOMA’s preferred hotel partner, Le Meridien New Orleans. NOMA members at all levels can use this link to book a stay at Le Meridien at a discounted rate.

If you have any questions or if we may be of assistance, please call Elisabeth Rietvelt at 504.658.4130 or email membership@noma.org.

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NOMA News

NOMA Book Club sets 2019 reading list and schedule

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. Organized by NOMA’s Felix J. Dreyfous Library, the Book Club is an informal group. You do not have to attend every meeting and we understand if you have to… Read More

Purchase tickets or sponsorships now for Odyssey Ball 2018: All That Glitters

Purchase tickets now for the Odyssey Ball, in partnership with IBERIABANK, an evening of unparalleled elegance on Saturday, November 10. Critically important to our treasured museum and the wide community it serves, Odyssey raises the funds necessary to support NOMA’s nationally-recognized exhibitions and educational programs, which bring more than 290,000 annual visitors to the museum and sculpture garden. Raffle tickets for a gold and diamond-bejeweled bracelet are also for sale. Read More


Upcoming Events See All

  • 17Saturday

    Small Talk: Dutch Paintings with Docent Ambika Prasad

    11am - 11pm
    Small Talks are ten-to-fifteen-minute gallery talks focused on one object or a small group of objects. These brief informal sessions enrich the visitor experience and allow visitors to learn more about works of art in NOMA’s permanent holdings as well as those on view in temporary exhibitions. Wednesdays are free to all Louisiana residents courtesy... Read More
  • 18Sunday

    Museum Highlights Tour

    1pm - 2pm
    NOMA docents guide visitors on hour-long tours of either the permanent collection or special exhibitions. Tours are free with NOMA admission. Meet in the Great Hall to join in! Read More
  • 19Monday

    Sculpture Garden Tour

    12pm - 1pm
    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays in October and November at noon. Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped... Read More

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