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Frontlet Headdress

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Cloth cap with a wood disk front highly carved with a bird motif. It has an enlarged beak colored bright blue and red. There is shell inlay around perimeter,and small feet protrude. Ermine pelts are attached around perimeter with a… read more

Self-Taught Artists from NOMA's Permanent Collection

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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 formal education and no art education, often began making… read more

Windmill with Man Riding Flying Elephants

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A cut-aluminum construction with a wind-activated double propeller device at the front. As the propellers turn, they activate the wings of the elephant placed at the rear of the piece. A figure can be seen atop the elephant, with its… read more

Yucca Kachina

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Kachina is wearing a skirt, and its arms are bent at the elbow, with its hands clenched in front. It had a cylindrical head with a projecting domed mouth with teeth and conical extended ears with red fiber attachments. Its… read more

Oceanic Art

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The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia. Polynesia The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected by Captain James Cook on his third voyage to… read more

Italian Collection

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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 as the 1300s, includes Bartolomeo Vivarini’s altarpiece of the… read more

Lifelike

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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 exhibition features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and… read more

What is a Photograph?

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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 selection of paintings dated just prior to Leonardo da… read more

Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light

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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 spans from early portraits to never before seen work.… 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

Modern & Contemporary American Art

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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 and varied work of contemporary artists. Also noteworthy is… read more

Options & Amenities

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Venue Options & Amenities All venues include free parking, security detail, handicap access, a facility manager for the duration of the event, and three hours set-up time. NOMA does not provide food, beverages, tables, chairs, or other equipment. A suggested… read more

African Art

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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 is half a century old, dating back to 1953.… read more

Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

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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 in the institution’s newly constructed Savery Library, the six… read more

The Dish: Artful Dining at Cafe NOMA by Ralph Brennan

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After a long season of cramped department stores, family gatherings and endless eating, you deserve a little "me time." Why not enjoy a quiet, cultural respite and perhaps a light lunch? January is the final month to catch the artwork… read more

Pursuing the Art of Carnival Recovery at NOMA

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By Ian McNulty, MyNewOrleans.com You’ve done Mardi Gras right, so today, on Ash Wednesday, the last thing you want is some report about nightlife. You want snooze alarms, a nice scouring shower and a strong penchant for absolution. You’ve had… read more

Review: Make Yourself at Home

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D. Eric Bookhardt on Jim Richard’s paintings at the New Orleans Museum of Art Click here to read the article on Gambit Weekly’s website. Art that refers to earlier art is nothing new - artists have always been influenced by… read more

Meetings, Corporate, & Social

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Event Venues for Meetings, Corporate, and Social Entertaining Woldenberg Board Room Located on the second floor with expansive park views, the room showcases 4 impressive inlaid wood tables that seat 12 guests per table. For a social setting, the room… read more

Thornton Dial exhibit opens at NOMA Feb. 24

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"Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," an exhibit of more than 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures by one of America's premier self-taught artists, opens Feb. 24 at The New Orleans Museum of Art. Dial, who was born in rural… read more

Mel Chin retrospective opens at New Orleans Museum of Art

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By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune This review originally appeared here Conceptual master Mel Chin's first major retrospective, titled "Mel Chin: Rematch," opens Thursday (Feb. 20) evening at The New Orleans Museum of Art. You may remember Chin. He's… read more