INDIVIDUAL GIVING

Membership

Become a member of the premier fine arts organization in the Gulf South. Your membership entitles you to visit NOMA as often as you like with free admission. Explore galleries of breathtaking artworks from every culture spanning over 5,000 years of history. Stroll the museum’s magnificent Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, with over 60 masterworks of modern and contemporary sculpture showcased in a 5-acre site with reflecting lagoons, magnolias and 100-year-old oaks. Enjoy special members’ previews of all exhibitions and priority admission to special events. Take advantage of a special member discount on art books, jewelry and gifts in the Museum Shop.

Be the first to know…

Members also receive the Arts Quarterly, NOMA’s award-winning publication with exclusive advance information on exhibitions, educational programs and special events, as well as fascinating articles on the collection and special exhibitions.

 

WAYS TO JOIN

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Young Fellows

$250 / $400
  • The Young Fellows are NOMA's newest affiliate group, comprised of our most vibrant supporters ages 21 through 45.
  • Young Fellows benefits include:
  • Exclusive artist studio visits, “art crawls,” behind-the-scenes gallery talks with NOMA curators and more
  • Annual meetings to learn more about NOMA and its future plans
  • Special Young Fellows access to NOMA fundraisers
  • Opportunities for leadership, including participating in Young Fellows Steering Committee or fundraising event committees
  • Free admission all year
  • Subscription to Arts Quarterly, NOMA’s membership magazine
  • Invitations to members-only preview receptions and special events
  • Free admission to yoga, pilates and tai chi in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden and NOMA galleries
  • Discount in the museum shop
  • Reciprocal membership privileges to numerous major art museums throughout the United States and Canada
  • For questions about this group, or to arrange payments in installment, please contact Molly Cobb at 504-658-4127 or email youngfellows@noma.org
1,500
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Fellows

$1,500
  • Invitations to museum events and activities including NOMA’s Holiday Party, Fellows Dinner
  • NOMA Travel Program offerings - national trips
  • Reciprocal art museum membership privileges
  • Special privileges for your museum guests
  • Additional Dual/Family memberships
  • Discount on special event rentals
  • Museum Shop discount and free catalogues
2,500
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Fellows Circle

$2,500
  • All Fellows benefits, plus
  • Invitation to an exclusive NOMA Circles reception
5,000
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Patron's Circle

$5,000
  • Invitations to museum events and activities including NOMA’s Holiday Party, Fellows Dinner and NOMA Circles receptions
  • NOMA Travel Program offerings – international trips
  • Exclusive concierge services for all museum programs
  • Special recognition in Arts Quarterly magazine
  • Recognition on annual donor wall
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate patron previews
  • Reciprocal art museum membership privileges
  • Special privileges for your museum guests
  • Additional Dual/Family memberships
  • Discount on special event rentals
  • Use of the Woldenberg Board Room
  • Museum Shop discount and free catalogues
10,000
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Director's Circle

$10,000
  • Invitations to museum events and activities including NOMA’s Holiday Party, Fellows Dinner and NOMA Circles receptions
  • NOMA Travel Program offerings – international trips
  • Exclusive concierge services for all museum programs
  • Special recognition in Arts Quarterly magazine
  • Recognition on annual donor wall
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate patron previews
  • Reciprocal art museum membership privileges
  • Special privileges for your museum guests
  • Additional Dual/Family memberships
  • Discount on special event rentals
  • Use of the Woldenberg Board Room
  • Museum Shop discount and free catalogues
20,000
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President's Circle

$20,000
  • Invitations to museum events and activities including NOMA’s Holiday Party, Fellows Dinner and NOMA Circles receptions
  • NOMA Travel Program offerings – international trips
  • Exclusive concierge services for all museum programs
  • Special recognition in Arts Quarterly magazine
  • Recognition on annual donor wall
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate patron previews
  • Reciprocal art museum membership privileges
  • Special privileges for your museum guests
  • Additional Dual/Family memberships
  • Discount on special event rentals
  • Use of the Woldenberg Board Room
  • Museum Shop discount and free catalogues

UPCOMING MEMBER EVENTS

Member Spotlight

Justin Shiels

Justin Shiels

Young Fellows member since 2014

*Steering Committee Co-Chair* Justin received his BFA in Graphic Design from Loyola University New Orleans and his Masters in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans. He has over 6 years of experience in communications, marketing, and graphic design and has gained professional experience from EC Advertising as an Interactive Designer, Peter A. Mayer Advertising as a Graphic Designer, and the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts as a Communications Specialist. He is also the founder of digital magazine goINVADE.com, an indispensable cultural reference for the indie, creative, and digitally engaged.