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The first exhibition to focus exclusively on photographs made in the eastern half of the U.S. during the 19th century remains on view through January 7th.

East of the Mississippi: 19th-Century American Landscape Photography

The first exhibition to focus exclusively on photographs made in the eastern half of the U.S. during the 19th century remains on view through January 7th.

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NOMA on course to expand Besthoff Sculpture Garden for 2018

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A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

Bror Anders Wikstrom: Bringing Fantasy to Carnival

A Swedish-born artist created fantastical costumes and float designs for Mardi Gras parades more than a century ago.

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NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

NOMA plays host to provocative works from an international array of artists for the citywide triennial through February 25th.

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A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

New Forms, New Voices

A showcase of contemporary Japanese ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection remains on view through May 13th.

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New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

on view through May 13th, 2018

Ceramics have been made in Japan for over 15,000 years. For the first time in over twenty years, NOMA will present an exhibition devoted to modern and contemporary ceramics. New Forms, New Voices: Japanese Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection will showcase selected works by masters of the medium. Read More

Personalities in Clay: American Studio Ceramics from the E. John Bullard Collection

on view through May 13th, 2018

In the 20th-century, remarkably creative American potters evolved clay into an expressive art form, free from the confines of function or industrial production. Personalities in Clay: American Studio Ceramics from the E. John Bullard Collection showcases the collection of John Bullard, NOMA’a director emeritus, a promised gift to the New Orleans Museum of Art. This exhibition and catalogue chart the major figures in handmade, studio pottery from 1940 to the end of the 20th century. Read More


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  • 26Saturday

    Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    8am - 9am
    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning and Monday evening. On Mondays at 6 p.m., instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Read More
  • 28Monday

    Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    6pm - 7pm
    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning and Monday evening. Read More
  • 20Wednesday

    NOMA Book Club Discussion Group

    1pm - 3pm
    Join NOMA staff and fellow book lovers as we read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books related to art, artists, art museums, NOMA’s collections and exhibitions. Our full 2018 schedule and reading list has been announced. Organized by NOMA’s Felix J. Dreyfous Library, the Book Club is an informal group. You do not have to... Read More

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