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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 31 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 31 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 31 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Longvue House and…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Dine at the magnificent estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens while brushing… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Upcoming 2012 Events at the New Orleans Museum of Art

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Upcoming 2012 Events at the New Orleans Museum of Art
February 24- May 20, 2012, Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial highlights the artist's significant contribution to the field of American art and shows how Dial's work speaks to the most pressing issues of our time-including the war in Iraq, 9/11, and social issues like racism and homelessness. The exhibition presents over 40 of Dial's large-scale paintings, drawings and found-object sculptures, including new works. Spanning twenty years of his work as an artist, it is the most extensive showing of his art ever mounted and is organized by the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
http://noma.org/exhibitions/detail/13/Hard-Truths-The-Art-of-Thornton-Dial-

March 23- September 16, 2012, Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues This spring NOMA is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by conceptual artist Dario Robleto, featuring sculpture and works on paper from the past ten years. Dario Robleto: The Prelives of The Blues centers on the historical and emotional resonance of music, focusing on how music is absorbed and transferred across generations transcending barriers of race, time, and death.
http://noma.org/exhibitions/detail/14/Dario-Robleto-The-Prelives-of-the-Blues

March 23rd Where Y'Art
  • Opening Friday of Dario Robleto: Prelives to the Blues
  • 5p to 8p: Art Making with YAYA
  • 5:30p to 8:30p: Music by Marc Stone
  • 7p: Film: Mr. Dial Has Something to Say
http://noma.org/events/detail/139/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Music-by-Marc-Stone-Thornton-Dial-Film-Screening

March 24, 2012 Fabergé Egg Hunt 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
NOMA will host an egg hunt in the beautiful Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Spend some time with the family, and enjoy catering by Cafe NOMA, Moon-bounces, a petting zoo, and much more!
http://noma.org/events/detail/99/Faberg-Egg-Hunt


March 30th Where Y'Art
  • 5p to 8p: Art Making by KIDsmART
  • 5:30p to 8:30p: Music by "Amanda Walker"http://www.myspace.com/amandawalkermusic
  • 6:30p to 7:30p: Lecture & Hard Truths Tour by artist, Shawne Major
  • 7:30p: Celebrate Women's History Month with a lecture, Black women, Black Politics, Black Art, by UNO Professor, Nikki Brown
http://noma.org/events/detail/140/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Tour-Lecture-by-artist-Shawne-Major-Music-by-Amanda-Walker

April 1st
Louisiana iris Rainbow Festival 12-4 pm
Join NOMA as we celebrate the beautiful bloom of our Louisiana irises in the ambient Besthoff Sculpture Garden with the annual Louisiana Iris Rainbow Festival, held on Sunday, April 1, from noon - 4 p.m. Whether you're a seasoned gardener, just planting your first bulb, or if you just want to spend a relaxing day in the Garden among radiant flowers, this free event is for you.
http://noma.org/events/detail/155/Louisiana-Iris-Rainbow-Festival

April 6th
Where Y'Art
5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity
5:30pm to 8:30pm: Music by DJ Kazoo
7pm: Screening of Mr. Dial Has Something To Say
http://noma.org/events/detail/162/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Screening-of-Mr.-Dial-Has-Something-To-Say

April 13th
Where Y'Art in the Garden (Outdoor Film Screening)
  • 5pm to 8pm: Food by La Concinita (additional purchase required)
  • 5pm to 7pm: Music by John Rankin
  • 5pm to 7pm: Art Making Activity with NOMA: Create a tower with gumdrops or a collage with jellybeans. Join NOMA in a celebration of all things sweet in honor of our feature presentation, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • 7:30pm/sunset: Film: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • Come dressed as your favorite character from Willy Wonka and receive a free NOMA poster!
http://noma.org/events/detail/142/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Movies-in-the-Garden-Willy-Wonka-the-Chocolate-Factory

April 20th
Where Y'Art
  • Opening Friday of What Is A Photograph?
  • 5pm to 8pm: Earth Day Art Making with Craft Mafia
  • 5:30pm to 8:30pm: Music by Robin Barnes
  • 6pm: Poetry Panel Discussion: Join poets Megan Burns, Gina Ferarrar and artist Tricia Vitrano,for a program moderated by Susan Larson (Host of WWNO's The Reading Life) - book signing by Megan Burns & Gina Ferarrar to follow.
  • 6pm: Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial: Tour with artist, Willie Birch
http://noma.org/events/detail/144/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Hard-Truths-The-Art-of-Thornton-Dial-Tour-with-artist-Willie-Birch

April 24- Sept. 23, 2012,
Leah Chase: Portraits by Gustave Blache III
New Orleans-raised artist Gustave Blache III celebrates New Orleans chef and cultural icon Leah Chase with this exhibition of paintings depicting the kitchen of Dooky Chase's. Presented in the Louisiana Galleries, this exhibition celebrates Leah's 90th year. An opening party will inaugurate the Leah Chase Art Purchase Fund on April 23, 2012.
http://noma.org/exhibitions/detail/15/Leah-Chase-Paintings-by-Gustave-Blache-III

May 9th The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 10th The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 12th Where Y'Art in the Garden (Outdoor Film Screening)
http://noma.org/events/detail/146/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Movies-in-the-Garden-Breakfast-at-Tiffanys

May 13th
The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 16th
The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 17th
The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 18th
Where Y'Art
Closing Friday of Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial (Exhibition officially closes on Sunday, May 20th)
5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity
5pm to 6pm: Vocal choral performance by Trinity Episcopal School
6pm to 8:30pm: Music: Dorian Rush & Dave James
6pm: A conversation on the evolution of the modern Folk Art movement in America, by art historians Jane Livingston and John Beardsley
7:15pm: Film: Mr. Dial Has Something To Say (following the Folk Art movement discussion)
http://noma.org/events/detail/149/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Closing-Friday-of-Hard-Truths-The-Art-of-Thornton-Dial

May 20th
The NOLA Project: As You Like It, 7 pm

May 25th
Where Y'Art
  • 5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity
  • 5:30pm to 8:30pm: Music by Banu Gibson
  • 6:30pm: Comedic Gallery Tour by The New Movement
  • 8pm: Comedic Gallery Tour by The New Movement
http://noma.org/events/detail/156/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Music-by-Banu-Gibson-comedic-tours-by-The-New-Movement

June 1st Where Y'Art
  • 5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity
  • 5:30p to 8:30pm: Music by DJ Kazoo
  • 6pm: Lecture by Dario Robleto
http://noma.org/events/detail/164/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Dario-Robleto-Lecture

June 8th Where Y'Art in the Garden (Outdoor Film Screening)
  • 5pm to 8pm: Food by La Concinita (additional purchase required)
  • 5pm to 7pm: Music by Cindy Scott
  • 5pm to 7pm: Art Making Activity
  • 7:30pm/sunset: Film: The Wizard of Oz
  • Come dressed as your favorite character from The Wizard of Oz and receive a free NOMA poster!
http://noma.org/events/detail/147/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Movies-in-the-Garden-The-Wizard-of-Oz

June 15th Where Y'Art

http://noma.org/events/detail/166/Friday-Night-at-NOMA-Lecture-by-artist-Katie-Holten-Music-by-Sarah-Quintana 

June 21- October 14,
Ralston Crawford and Jazz NOMA presents Ralston Crawford and Jazz, an exhibition that considers the relationships between music, photography, painting, drawing and film as they intersect in Crawford's work in New Orleans. Organized by the Sheldon Art Galleries, in Saint Louis, MO, the exhibition includes 148 photographs, prints, paintings, drawings and films, many never before published.
http://noma.org/exhibitions/detail/50/Ralston-Crawford-and-Jazz-

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