New Orleans Museum Offers Welcome Digital Feast for the Eyes

Their doors may be closed, but they're there to open your eyes to the wonder of art NOMA will remain a resource for you by providing virtual tours, compelling features, book suggestions, online exhibitions, resources for kids and families, and social media stories in the days to come. For now they invite you to engage with the following digital options:


Read a message from Susan Taylor, Montine McDaniel Freeman Director of the New Orleans Museum of Art

VIRTUAL TOURS NOMA has proudly partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to offer high-resolution tours of our permanent collection.

MOBILE GUIDES Mobile guides of our collection and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden are available by texting NOMA or Sculpture to 5558888, or search for NOMA in your app store.

YOUTUBE VIDEOS Visit NOMA's YouTube Channel for curator-led gallery talks, artist perspectives, interviews, and panel discussions.

INSTAGRAM Follow NOMA on Instagram for highlights from our special exhibitions and permanent collection.

WEB FEATURES Keep an eye out for forthcoming web exclusives. This week, in honor of St. Joseph Day on March 19, you can read about St. Joseph and the Christ Child.

Keep up to date with cancellations and rescheduled events at our coronavirus advisory page.

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  1. Bacchiaccia (Francesco d'Ubertino), Portrait of a Young Lute Player, c. 1524-1525), Oil on poplar wood, The Samuel H. Kress Collection, 61.75

  2. Ugo Rondinone (Swiss,1963), The Sun, 2018, Bronze, stainless steel with gold leaf, Gift of Sydney and Walda Besthoff, 2019.59

  3. Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photography, interviews playwright Tony Kushner at NOMA in 2014.

  4. Alia Ali (Yemeni-Bosnian-USA), Orange Palms, FLUX Series, 2019, Pigment print mounted on aluminum dibond with UV laminate, courtesy of Galerie Peter Sillem Alia Ali, 2019, photo by Alia Ali

  5. Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice, 1727-1804), St. Joseph and the Christ Child, before 1762, Oil on canvas, 56.63