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'NOMA 100, Gifts for the Second Century' at the New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art Director Emeritus E. John Bullard gives a video tour of ‘NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century,’ an exhibition of 110 recent donations honoring the centennial of the museum. Bullard describes a set of ancient Egyptian artifacts, an 80 pound 19th-century trophy cup by the Gorham Silver Company, a ballerina sketch by Edgar Degas, a painting on newspaper by Willem de Kooning, a crushed auto sculpture by John Chamberlain and a glittering print by Andy Warhol. NOMA's Centennial Celebration, a free, 31-hour event featuring art-making activities, exhibit tours, concerts, and a late-night dance party takes place at The New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, 504.658.4100 from Friday (Dec. 16) at 10 a.m. and continues through Saturday (Dec.17) at 5 p.m. For the whole scoop, search NOLA.com for a story titled ‘The New Orleans Museum of Art celebrates a century of bringing art to the masses.’

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