New Orleans Museum of Art announces new hires

New Orleans, LA – Anne Banõs, Deputy Director at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), has announced Victoria Lacayo as Events Associate. Gail Asprodites, Deputy Director for Finance and Administration, has announced Lauren Senie as Visitor Services Manager, and Jonathan Serrette as Administrative Assistant.

As NOMA’s Events Associate, Victoria Lacayo will serve as a key member of the museum’s development and fundraising team, assisting with NOMA’s annual fundraising events: Art in Bloom, NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival, LOVE in the Garden, and Odyssey Ball. Born and raised in Slidell, Louisiana, Lacayo has an undergraduate degree in Art History from Louisiana State University and a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans. She previously completed two internships with NOMA during her time at UNO and is delighted to join NOMA as a full-time member of the development team.

Lauren Senie first joined the NOMA staff as Visitor Services Associate in April of 2016. In her new role at NOMA, Senie will lead and coordinate the development and implementation of visitor services efforts to ensure a high quality of interaction with each museum visitor. Prior to joining NOMA, Senie was with The John Besh Foundation and Besh Restaurant Group in a variety of positions, including Director of Marketing. Senie received her Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola University.

In the role of Administrative Assistant, Jonathan Serrette is responsible for providing various degrees of administrative assistance, including assisting NOMA’s Education Department education with school tours. Serrette formerly worked at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art as a Public Programming Assistant and Visitor Services Associate for two years and assisted with fundraising events, private events, and educational programming. He received an M.A. in Museum Studies from Southern University of New Orleans.

About NOMA and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden

The New Orleans Museum of Art, founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado, houses nearly 40,000 art objects encompassing 5,000 years of world art. Works from the permanent collection, along with continuously changing special exhibitions, are on view in the museum’s 46 galleries Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The adjoining Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden features work by over 60 artists, including several of the 20th century’s master sculptors. The Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are fully accessible to handicapped visitors and wheelchairs are available from the front desk. For more information about NOMA, call (504) 658-4100 or visit Wednesdays are free admission days for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. (May not include special exhibitions.) Teenagers (ages 13-19) receive free admission every day through the end of the year, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

Contact Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager, for additional information and hi-res images:, 504.658.4016.