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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Tulane Maya Symposium | Music by Patrice Fisher and ARPA: Friday Nights at NOMA offers an exciting lineup of programs on select dates in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Patrice Fisher and ARPA
    6 pm: Keynote speech by Jeremy A. Sobloff of the Santa Fe Institute titled “Is ‘Collapse’ a Useful Term in Understanding Pre-Columbian Maya History?”

    Click here for more information. 

  • Mindfulness Class

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA presents a mindfulness class with Dr. Jayashree Rao. Mindfulness is defined as experiencing the present moment with open curiosity, without judgment, and with a willingness to be with what is.

    Mindfulness training teaches skills to help individuals: Cope with the stress, pain, and challenges of everyday life; Deal with disturbing events with grace and composure; Be present and alive in the here and now

    About mindfulness classes at NOMA:  This eight-part mindfulness series will be held on Saturdays from 10–11:30. Classes will take place February  16, 23, March 9 and 16. There will be no class on March 2 of Mardi Gras weekend.

    Maximum class size is 30. Participants sign up for the series not per class. Participants will meet in the second-floor Woldenberg Board Room. Click here for more informtaion. 

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung Class

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every  Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • On Collecting: Photography

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    The first of a new curator-led program series at NOMA, On Collecting workshops draw on specialist knowledge and practical expertise to develop practical tools and techniques that can enable the building of a successful private collection. For one night only, Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs, and Brian Piper, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow for Photography, will discuss the collection of photography, presented in conjunction with Past, Present, & Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

    $75 for NOMA members | $100 nonmembers

    Registration is required. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Noontime Talk at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    Noontime Talk: Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art with Curator Russell Lord: Noontime talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Curator Russell Lord for a discussion about the exhibition Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Panel Discussion at NOMA

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    Panel Discussion: Haitian Vodou Traditions with HaitiaNOLA and Krewe du Kanaval: In conjunction with the exhibition Bondye: Between and Beyond, two New Orleans-based groups with gather to discuss Haitian Vodou traditions and their influence on Carnival in the Caribbean island.Click here for more informtaion. 

  • Yoga Class at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.

    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Noontime Talk at NOMA

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    Noontime Talk: Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba on “For Spirits and For Kings: Prestigious Arts of Africa”. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Opening of Keith Sonnier: Until Today | Music by Bamboula 2000: Friday Nights at NOMA returns for an exciting lineup of programs in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Bamboula 2000
    6 pm: Screening of the documentary Keith Sonnier: Sketches to Neon
    6:30 pm: Create Late (Advance registration required)
    5–9 pm: Opening of the exhibition Keith Sonnier: Until Today

    Get more information here. 

  • Create Late at NOMA

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    Exclusively for adults, kick off your weekend with a glass of wine and a hands-on art project! Unwind while enjoying Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Reserve your space now. Dates and details below.

    NOMA Members | $25 per class and Nonmembers | $30 per class

    Price includes materials, wine, and access to Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Ages 21+ only, please! To reserve your spot, email education@noma.org. Reservations close at 4 pm the day prior to each workshop.

    Mini Sculptures: Inspired by the exhibition Keith Sonnier: Until Today. Participants will explore color and form with materials to build vibrant creations inspired by neon artists.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMA

    Friday Nights at NOMA: Tulane Maya Symposium | Music by Patrice Fisher and ARPA: Friday Nights at NOMA offers an exciting lineup of programs on select dates in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Patrice Fisher and ARPA
    6 pm: Keynote speech by Jeremy A. Sobloff of the Santa Fe Institute titled “Is ‘Collapse’ a Useful Term in Understanding Pre-Columbian Maya History?”

    Click here for more information. 

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationSports and Recreation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • Mindfulness Class

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA presents a mindfulness class with Dr. Jayashree Rao. Mindfulness is defined as experiencing the present moment with open curiosity, without judgment, and with a willingness to be with what is.

    Mindfulness training teaches skills to help individuals: Cope with the stress, pain, and challenges of everyday life; Deal with disturbing events with grace and composure; Be present and alive in the here and now

    About mindfulness classes at NOMA:  This eight-part mindfulness series will be held on Saturdays from 10–11:30. Classes will take place February  16, 23, March 9 and 16. There will be no class on March 2 of Mardi Gras weekend.

    Maximum class size is 30. Participants sign up for the series not per class. Participants will meet in the second-floor Woldenberg Board Room. Click here for more informtaion. 

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducationFree

    Join NOMA’s docents for a free guided tour of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Saturdays and Mondays, weather dependent, at noon. (Call 504.658.4153 to verify.) Sited on five acres adjacent to the museum, the garden contains more than sixty works by renowned sculptors placed among a picturesque mature grove of pine, magnolia, and moss-draped live oak trees bisected by a lagoon. Represented sculptors include Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rene Magritte, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and Robert Indiana, among others. Meet at the gates to the garden, which offers free admission year-round.

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung Class

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every  Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • On Collecting: Photography

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    The first of a new curator-led program series at NOMA, On Collecting workshops draw on specialist knowledge and practical expertise to develop practical tools and techniques that can enable the building of a successful private collection. For one night only, Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs, and Brian Piper, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow for Photography, will discuss the collection of photography, presented in conjunction with Past, Present, & Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

    $75 for NOMA members | $100 nonmembers

    Registration is required. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Noontime Talk at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    Noontime Talk: Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art with Curator Russell Lord: Noontime talks are casual conversations between artists, curators, and other special guests with NOMA visitors frequently scheduled throughout the year. Join Curator Russell Lord for a discussion about the exhibition Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 for more information.

  • Panel Discussion at NOMA

    ActivitiesArtNOMAEducation

    Panel Discussion: Haitian Vodou Traditions with HaitiaNOLA and Krewe du Kanaval: In conjunction with the exhibition Bondye: Between and Beyond, two New Orleans-based groups with gather to discuss Haitian Vodou traditions and their influence on Carnival in the Caribbean island.Click here for more informtaion.