This exhibition features the work of eleven nationally recognized self-taught southern American artists born from the turn of the twentieth century to the World War II era. These artists, with minimal… read more
Watch as Dr. Bhansali explains his passion for collection and highlights his numerous rare and noteworthy bronzes. Few private or public collections anywhere can claim so many metal figures of this… read more
Modern and contemporary Louisiana artists continued the area’s rich and diverse arts tradition. John McCrady, who came to be aligned with the Regionalist art movement during his early career, returned to… read more
The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia.
The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected… read more
The Italian Collection
NOMA’s Italian painting collection from the early Renaissance through the 18th Century is particularly distinguished. A group of panel paintings in tempera with gilded backgrounds, some as early… read more
In 1938 Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff was commissioned to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, Alabama, one of the first colleges established for blacks in the United States. Installed… read more
Posted by Wendy Rodrigue on Gambit blog.
Few art exhibitions today span seamlessly two hundred years.
I considered this at The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently during The Renaissance Portrait, a… read more
NOMA’s collection of American Modern and Contemporary art ranges from the Impressionism of Mary Cassatt to the modernism of Georgia O’Keeffe, from the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock to the dynamic… read more
The exhibition includes over 100 bronze sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain deities, presenting a rich diversity of figures of the three major religions of ancient India.
The Bhansali collection contains… 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
Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light is the artist’s first solo museum show in the United States. This exhibition of paintings by nationally recognized Louisiana artist Wayne Gonzales… read more
Entertaining at NOMA
Make your event a masterpiece. Let NOMA be your canvas.
NOMA provides an opulent setting to host private events, meetings, film screenings, corporate entertaining, lectures, seated dinners, receptions,… read more
By Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune
Trust me, you're going to love the 40 huge, lusciously colored, lavishly textured, carefully composed paintings, sculptures and drawings in the exhibit "Hard Truths: The Art… 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
In this video, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Miranda Lash introduces Lifelike, an exhibition of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes… read more
The strength of the Nola Project's Shakespeare productions has been their homemade inventiveness. The company has used it wits and creativity to overcome budgetary restrictions, usually to effective results. In the… read more
Organized by the Walker Art Center, Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This international group… read more
In honor of NOMA’s centennial, Odili Donald Odita has been commissioned to create a site-specific mural for the museum’s McDermott Lobby.
Odita, born in Nigeria and now based in Philadelphia, is… read more
The genre of the livre d’artiste emerged in the late 19th century and astonished contemporaries. This marked the first time artwork been arranged within a book, allowing for the interaction of… read more
As told to Allese Thomson Baker for Artforum.
Katie Holten is an Irish-born, New York–based multimedia artist whose work explores the relationship between human beings and the natural environment. She represented… read more