Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • NOMA: Opera On Tap

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    Known as Opera on Tap on the Road, the group has performed at the French Quarter Festival, on the Steamboat Natchez, and at private parties. In October 2008 the singers performed at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Pottle Auditorium as part of the Fanfare Festival. For more information, call Carol Rausch at 504-529-2278, ex. 222 or e-mail crausch@neworleansopera.org.

  • Classes with NOMA Curators

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    Interested in taking a closer look at NOMA’s collections? Want to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions? Join NOMA curators as they explore a variety of topics and take you behind the scenes in our new Classes with Curators series. Designed for small groups of no more than twenty students, classes are organized into three parts and are taught by one or more members of our professional staff. This fall the New Orleans Museum of Art presents "The Orléans Collection", an exhibition reuniting masterpieces of European Art from the collection of our city’s namesake, Philippe II, Duc d’Orléans. In conjunction with this landmark exhibition, Classes with Curators will explore the origins of Philippe II’s collection, connoisseurship and art viewing in early eighteenth-century Paris, and the role of the Palais-Royal in communicating ideas about art. Please contact education@noma.org for more information.

    "Looking at Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris: Curators, Collectors, and Connoisseurs"
    Vanessa Schmid, Senior Research Curator for European Art - Kelsey Brosnan, Doris Zemurray Stone Curatorial Fellow for European Art
    Tuesdays, November 27, December 4, and 11 | 6–8 pm

    November 27 | Session I: The Origins of The Orléans Collection: The first session will look at the life of Philippe II and his motivations for amassing the most significant collection of paintings in 18th-century Europe. Participants will learn about the history of collecting and consider the unique questions engaged by this exhibition.

  • Classes with NOMA Curators

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    Interested in taking a closer look at NOMA’s collections? Want to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions? Join NOMA curators as they explore a variety of topics and take you behind the scenes in our new Classes with Curators series. Designed for small groups of no more than twenty students, classes are organized into three parts and are taught by one or more members of our professional staff. This fall the New Orleans Museum of Art presents "The Orléans Collection", an exhibition reuniting masterpieces of European Art from the collection of our city’s namesake, Philippe II, Duc d’Orléans. In conjunction with this landmark exhibition, Classes with Curators will explore the origins of Philippe II’s collection, connoisseurship and art viewing in early eighteenth-century Paris, and the role of the Palais-Royal in communicating ideas about art. Please contact education@noma.org for more information.

    "Looking at Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris: Curators, Collectors, and Connoisseurs"
    Vanessa Schmid, Senior Research Curator for European Art - Kelsey Brosnan, Doris Zemurray Stone Curatorial Fellow for European Art
    Tuesdays, November 27, December 4, and 11 | 6–8 pm

    December 4 | Session II: Connoisseurship: Art Viewership in Paris ca. 1700: Philippe d’Orléans and his circle were actively engaged in categorizing and investigating the range of styles represented in European Art, and his collecting reflects ideas debated in the French Academy. We will review foundational texts about looking at works of art and consider the role of connoisseurship as presented in The Orléans Collection.

  • Classes with NOMA Curators

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    Interested in taking a closer look at NOMA’s collections? Want to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions? Join NOMA curators as they explore a variety of topics and take you behind the scenes in our new Classes with Curators series. Designed for small groups of no more than twenty students, classes are organized into three parts and are taught by one or more members of our professional staff. This fall the New Orleans Museum of Art presents "The Orléans Collection", an exhibition reuniting masterpieces of European Art from the collection of our city’s namesake, Philippe II, Duc d’Orléans. In conjunction with this landmark exhibition, Classes with Curators will explore the origins of Philippe II’s collection, connoisseurship and art viewing in early eighteenth-century Paris, and the role of the Palais-Royal in communicating ideas about art. Please contact education@noma.org for more information.

    "Looking at Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris: Curators, Collectors, and Connoisseurs"
    Vanessa Schmid, Senior Research Curator for European Art - Kelsey Brosnan, Doris Zemurray Stone Curatorial Fellow for European Art

    December 11 | Session III: Reimagining the Palais-Royal
    The final session will consider the cultural, social and political life of Philippe’s Paris residence, the Palais-Royal. We will consider how the display of works of art communicates ideas and how installation and design can evoke a sense of place.

  • July Plant Sale

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The July Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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