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
Bring the family to NOMA for a day filled with art-inspired activities, music, performances, and more.
In celebration of the exhibition Mel Chin: Rematch, NOMA is hosting a Fundred drive. Join… read more
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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
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the appointment of Susan M. Taylor as Director Designate. She will officially become the Museum's sixth director on September 1, 2010. Taylor will… read more
The Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement at NOMA is dedicated to awakening the imagination of children and adults through the visual arts. The museum provides memorable art experiences which lead… read more
Every Sunday at 2 p.m., NOMA’s docents lead informative and engaging tours of the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Tours are included with museum admission. For more information call (504)-658-4100. 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
"Ancestors of Congo Square: African Art in the New Orleans Museum of Art" an exhibit of traditional art and artifacts tracing the Crescent City's African cultural connections opens Friday, May 13,… read more
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"Mel Chin: Rematch," a traveling retrospective organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art and curated by NOMA's Miranda… 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
Since the 1970s, Mel Chin (born 1951, Houston) has influenced a generation of artists and curators interested in conceptual art and political awareness. His oeuvre encompasses a wide variety of media… 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
What is a docent?
NOMA docents are dedicated volunteers who engage visitors and facilitate learning. Docents lead scheduled tours for museum visitors of all ages. Docents are at the heart of… read more