New Orleans Museum of Art to Present First Major Retrospective of Photographer Debbie Fleming Caffery

Debbie Fleming Caffery: In Light of Everything is the first exhibition to include examples representative of her entire body of work, including photographs taken throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, Mexico, and France over six decades. The exhibition includes Caffery’s renowned documentary images of people working in Louisiana’s sugar cane fields, as well as her most recent project creating exquisitely humanized portraits of birds around the world, some of which live in rescue and rehabilitation centers. Read More

New Orleans Museum of Art Hosts its Annual Fundraiser LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will host its popular fundraising event LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney on Friday, September 22, 2023. Held in NOMA’s Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, LOVE in the Garden celebrates the culture and spirit of New Orleans through food, drink, and music—all in support of the museum’s mission to inspire lifelong learning through the arts. Read More

The New Orleans Museum of Art Invites Local Artists to Apply for 2023–24 Creative Assembly Cohort

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is inviting New Orleans–based artists to apply to participate in the museum’s Creative Assembly Cohort for the 2023–24 session. Open to local artists working in all disciplines, the residency program connects artists with NOMA’s collection, special exhibitions, programs, and staff to develop neighborhood-based participatory art experiences as vehicles for personal exploration, community collaboration, and social change. Read More

NOMA Announces the Appointment of Redell Hearn as Chief Educator

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the appointment of Dr. Redell Hearn to the newly created position of Chief Educator. On Monday, February 6, Hearn officially began her position, which leads the museum’s Learning and Engagement department, including programming, partnerships, and community engagement initiatives. Hearn brings over two decades of experience in museums and higher education with an emphasis on creating new digital and in-person learning practices—from curriculum development for internships to supporting institutional efforts to expand community engagement.  Read More

NOMA Announces New Trustees for 2023

During their December 2022 meeting, the Board of Trustees of the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) elected ten new members, who joined the board on January 1, 2023.  The Board of Trustees works together to support NOMA’s mission of uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures through the arts. Read More

After a Three-Year Hiatus, LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney Returns to NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden

The New Orleans Museum of Art welcomes Laura Ochoa Rincon as the Decorative Arts Trust Curatorial Fellow. Beginning this month, the two-year position is funded by a significant grant from the Decorative Arts Trust to support an emerging curator working with NOMA’s esteemed decorative arts and growing design collection, focusing specifically in the area of glass. Read More