In a retrospective on view at NOMA, Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds demonstrates the artist’s longstanding concern with the most pressing issues of our time.
New Orleans Museum of Art
150 Artists Amplify Demands for Reform at New Orleans Museum of Art
Ebony G. Patterson, William Powhida, and Xaviera Simmons have joined the call for art workers “to place strict conditions on their collaboration with NOMA,” which is being accused of bigotry and discrimination.
Open Letter Lambastes Racism and Homophobia at New Orleans Museum of Art
Incidents include a staffer being asked to cut their dreadlocks and the permanent installation of a plantation parlor against the advisement of Black staff.
A New Orleans Museum Is Now Mobile, Transforming How People See Art
Housed in a customized trailer, the traveling counterpart of the New Orleans Museum of Art challenges elitist narratives about who museums are for.
The Swedish Artist Who Brought Fantasy to Mardi Gras in New Orleans
The New Orleans Museum of Art is exhibiting the watercolor works of Bror Anders Wikstrom, who designed floats and costumes for turn-of-the-century Mardi Gras.
Mel Chin’s Media Hacks and Conceptual Beauty
NEW ORLEANS — Considering that one of Mel Chin’s most audacious works appeared before an audience of millions on network television over a two-year period, it’s curious that he’s not more of a household name.
New Orleans Museum of Art to Re-Open Next Tuesday After Hurricane-Induced Closing
Over the past week, Hurricane Isaac dumped epic amounts of rain on the city of New Orleans, forcing locals to evacuate their homes. The storm also shut down many of the city’s museums. As the area recovers, cultural institutions have gradually reopened to the public, but one major museum, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), is still shuttered.
Hoping for a Nexus of Creativity in New Orleans
The New Orleans Museum of Art hosted a luncheon today for members of arts community that amounted to something much more than the usual meet and greet.
A Peek at Swoon Installation in New Orleans Museum
World-renowned street artist Swoon is installing her newest work in the central hall of the New Orleans Museum of Art and photographer and art historian John D’Addario was there to capture a glimpse for Hyperallergic readers.
New Orleans Museum Gloats Over Super Bowl Bet with Indianapolis
“This painting is on loan to the New Orleans Museum of Art for three months from the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which has the largest collection of Turner’s work outside Great Britain. The loan is a result of a Super Bowl wager between the directors of the two art museums …