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A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 29 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon to… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 29 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 29 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 29 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Foundation for…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately 5:15PM on… more

Foundation for…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately 5:15PM on… more

Foundation for…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately… more

Harrah' New Orleans…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for a night of song at LIVE FROM THE WRITERS ROOM Featuring Brett… more

Joy Productions…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
Joy Productions and Jonathan Mares Productions present KATRINA: MOTHER-IN-LAW… more

Longue Vue House and…

Aug 29 - Oct 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 29 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Jazz…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy Live Performance. more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 29 - 30, 2015
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its second year, is a collaboration between… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 29 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

NOBA Hosts…

Aug 29 - Sep 26, 2015
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) in partnership with Chalmette… more

NOBA's tuition-free…

Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
Beginning this weekend, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance, along with other NOBA… more

Pilates in the…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for Pilates in the Sculpture Garden, among NOMA's outstanding… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 29 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

Smoothie King Center…

Aug 29 - 29, 2015
President Bill Clinton,Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans Residents, faith… more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 29 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… 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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