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Ewer of a waisted form, with a flared rim with two heavy applied threads below the rim. It has a loop handle with a pointed lower terminal and a lower pad connection to body. It has a trumpet foot with… read more

Twelve-light Lily Table Lamp


Bronze: cast, chased, and parcel gilt; glass: Favrile type, transparent green glass, mold-blown and iridized. The patinated gilt finish of the lamp was the top-of-the line Tiffany Studios finish. One of the iconic images of the Art Nouveau style, the… read more

Radar Astronomy


A wooden box with glass window contains a chrome, rounded bar, which is attached horizantally at either end. It bears two metal rings. A wine glass holding a glass marble ist below, and a wooden ball is poised above, on… read more

Libations Vase


colorless, translucent amethyst, Etruscan red, and shaded cinnamon, and opaque russet and black lead glass; pate-de-verre: molded and cut Of balustre form, with a ground in translucent colorless and mottled amethyst. The mid-body encircled by a broad black-enframed frieze of… read more



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 five in the United States and covers the history… read more

Bather or Nymph Entering Her Bath


Soft-paste porcelain: unglazed biscuit figure and on a separate soft-paste porcelain and polychrome glazed base (one reserve with a trophy and three with flower garlands with blue ground and parcel gilt) read more

Artist Dario Robleto Part 1: Keith Moon Drumstick


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 tests in the desert. Robleto dedicates the artwork to… 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 types of merchandise available for purchase, largely due to… read more

Decorative Art


The Decorative Arts Department of the New Orleans Museum of Art is the largest division of the permanent collection, with more than 15,000 works of art. The collection ranges from antiquity to the present and from a myriad of cultures… 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 to greater awareness, curiosity and sensitivity. read more

Museum Highlights Tours


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

Ancestors of Congo Square exhibit at NOMA opens Friday

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"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, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Exhibit… read more

Mel Chin

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As told to Lauren O'Neill-Butler | ARTFORUM This article originally appeared here "Mel Chin: Rematch," a traveling retrospective organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art and curated by NOMA's Miranda Lash, presents more than seventy works and documents related… read more

Gentlemen Callers: Paul Cadmus and George Dureau


“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 TENNESSEE WILLIAMS World famous as an authority on Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner,… read more

Getting the Lead Out: Mel Chin

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By Carol Strickland | Art in America This article originally appeared here At a 1993 conference at New York’s Dia Center for the Arts, artist Mel Chin took to the stage and pointed a rifle at the audience. The act… read more



Welcome to the New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only 9 works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of… read more

Archangel Michael Triumphant


A winged Michael is poised with a sword of flame in his upraised hand, readied for a mortal blow as he treads on the dragon Satan. His armor is a blend of different epochs. Wearing leather greaves as Greek warriors… read more

Exhibition Traces a Career Dedicated to Mutability

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By Dorothy Spears | The New York Times This article originally appeared here ELIMINATING lead poisoning from the lives of children is not a typical goal of art. But for Mel Chin, the borders of art have long extended past… read more

18 Things To Do in New Orleans This Month

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Our Top Picks of the Month’s Events By Lauren LaBorde, Read the complete article here Through The Looking Glass The NOLA Project is known for staging productions of Shakespeare plays in NOMA's sculpture garden, but this May it stages… read more

Sphere of Influence: Pictorialism, Women, and Modernism


Networks or groups of female photographers have played pivotal roles throughout the history of photography. Traditional histories, however, have largely ignored the importance of these groups, even as they have increasingly included the achievements of individual women. This selection of… read more

NOMA Shows Off Photo Collection

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By Eileen Fleming | WWNO Listen to the story here The New Orleans Museum of Art is offering a glimpse at a fraction of its collection of photographs. Of the 10,000 pictures, 132 are on display. We spoke with curator… read more

Mel Chin: Rematch


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 including sculpture, video, drawing, painting, land art, and performance… read more