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NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 1 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 1 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 1 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Foundation…

Jul 1 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

ESSENCE Festival…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
The 2015 #BRINGTHELOVE Citywide Day of Service in New Orleans! Join… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 2 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 2 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 2 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden After Hours…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Alvin Youngblood Hart. more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 1 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

Upcoming 2012 Events at the New Orleans Museum of Art

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Grace Wilson
Director of Communciations and Marketing
gwilson@noma.org
504-658-4106

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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