NOMA Membership

Through your membership, you help support our institutional mission to present meaningful arts experiences that inspire communities in New Orleans and beyond.

All of this is possible through membership. No matter your level, all memberships include:

  • Unlimited admission to the museum’s galleries, including special exhibitions, and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibition previews and member-only events throughout the year.
  • Discounted tickets to special events and programs including concerts, performances, art-making classes, festivals, and fundraisers such as LOVE in the Garden.
  • A 10% discount in the NOMA Museum Shop online and in person.
  • Reduced prices for wellness classes in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

In addition, NOMA members at certain levels receive reciprocal membership privileges at numerous museums and art institutions across North America.

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For more information, please contact the Membership Department at 504.658.4130 or


Museum Members

Members are the foundation of NOMA’s support system, with gifts that provide broad support for the museum’s mission.

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NOMA Museum Ambassadors

Ambassador members are champions of NOMA’s mission to inspire lifelong learning through the arts. This tier includes Contemporaries and Junior Contemporaries, two membership levels designed for young adults looking to get involved with the museum and meet other NOMA supporters.

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Fellows and Circles Patrons

Fellows and Circles patrons provide the greatest support to NOMA and solidify our impact on the arts in New Orleans and the Gulf South. Supporters at these levels make new initiatives possible, helping NOMA fulfill its mission now and for years to come.

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