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Welcome back!

As we enter into Phase 1 of reopening the city of New Orleans, NOMA is finalizing plans to ensure the health and safety of our guests, staff, and collection. The Besthoff Sculpture Garden is now open. Join us on Tuesday, June 2, from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Visit our website, sign up for our weekly enews, or join us on social media for continual updates.

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Summer Art Kits

Receive a 20% discount now on remaining  Hot Art, Cool Kids: Summer Art Kits, featuring online lessons and art supplies for at-home art-making activities.


Dawn DeDeaux’s work addresses apocalyptic themes. She discusses her forthcoming retrospective in 2021.


Often focusing on the confines of her own home, Dorothea Tanning transformed ordinary furniture into painted scenes where magical experiences might unfold.

Baby ArtsPlay! at Home

Engage children ages 1 to 2 with free Facebook Live workshops on Saturday mornings through June 20.

YouTube Video

Curator Nic Aziz discusses a future collaboration between NOMA+, a mobile pop-up museum, and The Black School, an experimental art academy focusing on radical Black history.

Web-Exclusive Feature

Russel Wright’s “Saturn” punch service is an innovative example of the use of aluminum in mid-century modern design.

Virtual Tour

You Are Here embraces photography’s success as a faithful record but also questions the medium’s effectiveness in depicting and sharing fragments of our world.

Studio KIDS!

Join Saturday morning family-oriented virtual workshops with a NOMA teaching artist. Limited enrollment remains for January 16. Advance registration required.

Suggested Reading List

NOMA staff, in partnership with independent New Orleans bookseller Octavia Books, offer a list of titles centered upon themes of home.

Focus on Photography

Photographers make choices within the singularity of a home-space and whether to expand or explode the domestic myths they have been invited to turn into a picture.

Art-Making Activity

Create a colorful neighborhood using printmaking techniques at home.

Art-Making Activity

Create a self-portrait on paper from collaged materials using your hand as a representation of your body.

Focus on Photography

Like all pictures of windows, Leslie Gill’s Studio Window, West 56th Street, New York is an example of “photographing photography.”

NOMA Cares

During the stay-at-home order, a team of NOMA employees are making an ongoing effort to call every Museum Member.

Instagram Photo Challenge

Teens are invited to submit photographs to NOMA’s Instagram account in a “Captured in Quarantine” photo challenge.

YouTube Video

Kathleen Tunnell Handel discusses her ongoing project photographing residential mobile homes and manufactured housing communities. Photo: ©2020 Kathleen Dreier


Virtual Visit


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Curator Brian Piper in conversation with
photographer Kathleen Tunnell Handel


Curator Nic Aziz in conversation with Shani Peters and Joseph Cuillier of The Black School, an experimental art school teaching radical Black history


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