A magnificent and comprehensive collection of glass objects is the single greatest strength of the New Orleans Museum of Art’s Decorative Arts Department. The glass collection is ranked among the top… read more
Video by: Dough MacCash of the Times Picayune
Watch as Texas-based conceptual artist Dario Robleto describes a fragile drumstick he custom-made from the brittle glass called trinitite produced by atomic bomb… read more
MASS PRODUCED as been extended!
This exhibition aims to examine the impact of industrial techniques on mass-produced objects for the home. The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the quantity and… read more
Stop by the museum for Noontime Talks, held every Wednesday at noon during the month of March.
Noontime Talks are casual, informative discussions on works or exhibitions in NOMA’s galleries, given… read more
Just as young gentleman charmed the women in Jane Austin’s Sense and Sensibility, perfumes have inspired people for centuries. The designs of each unique bottle reflect history. Curator John Keefe, Curator… read more
What is a photograph? How do we define its history? This exhibition, compiled mostly from NOMA’s permanent collection, examines many forms of photography from the 1840s to the present, in order… read more
The NOMA collection of tribal arts from sub-Saharan Africa is considered one of the most important half-dozen collections of its type in American art museums. NOMA’s commitment to collecting African art… read more
“It’s almost time for our gentlemen callers to start arriving.
How many do you suppose we’re going to entertain this afternoon?”
-Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie
World famous… read more
By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
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Works by Baccarat, Tiffany, Cartier, Sèvres and other legendary designers are awaiting art lovers at the New… read more
A World Class Collection in the South
The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of almost 40,000 art objects. The collection,… read more
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by DEVON BRITT-DARBY
Worth the Trip: Ralston Crawford in New Orleans
Since the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston unveiled its acquisition of Ralston Crawford's 1942 painting Red Barge,… read more