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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Aug 21, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 21 - 31, 2017
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 21, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 21 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

FestiGals

Aug 21, 2017
FestiGals hosts New Orleans Women's Weekend Experience - a celebration of women… more

Helen Brett Jewelry…

Aug 21 - 22, 2017
The oldest and largest premier jewelry, accessories and merchandise trade show… more

Monday Blues

Aug 21, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 21 - 31, 2017
Returning this summer is New Orleans Museum Month, August 1-31, where being a… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 21 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 21 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 21 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 21 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Preservation Hall…

Aug 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for live Traditional Jazz entertainment featuring Leroy Jones! more

The Historic New…

Aug 21 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The Somerton Suitcase…

Aug 21, 2017
The Somerton Suitcase is live every Monday night at VASO on Frenchmen St. Catch… more

"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
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House of Blues…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
If you haven't been to Songwriter Sessions at The Foundation Room at the House… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Aug 22, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

Storyville: Madams…

Aug 22 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Upcoming 2012 Events at the New Orleans Museum of Art

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Media Contact:
Grace Wilson
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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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