NolaVie Presents : NOMA

New Orleans Museum of Art is New Orleans’ oldest art institution and one of the top art museums in the South, hosting an impressive permanent collection of almost 40,000 objects and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

UNO Documentary: Curation at the New Orleans Museum of Art

In partnership with UNO, NolaVie places film students and community organizations and members together in order to help create short documentaries about life and culture here in New Orleans. This week, student Christian Breaux talks with NOMA curator Katie Pfohl. Read More »

Lessons from their lives: Seduced by sculpture

As we continue to remember and honor our Queen Sharon Litwin, we look at the role she has played in many lives. In this story she wonders: was there one event that led the third-generation owner of K&B, the iconic New Orleans-based drugstore chain, into the world of sculpture? There was. And Sydney J. Besthoff III remembers it well. It all began, he says, when he went shopping for a building to house the company. Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Photography and the American Civil War

“This show more than any I have ever done packs an emotional punch,” says Jeff Rosenheim of "Photography and the American Civil War," the critically acclaimed exhibition he curated for the Met, now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art. “I don’t think anyone is going to forget seeing these wounded soldiers." Read More »

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