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NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century

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© Courtesy of New Orleans Museum of Art
NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century

1 Collins Diboll Circle
City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
November 13th, 2011 - January 22nd, 2012
Opening: November 13th, 2011 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.noma.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
PHONE:  
504-658-4100
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Thu 10-6; Fri 10-9; Sat-Sun 11-5

DESCRIPTION

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) opened on December 16, 1911 owning just 11 works of art. Today the museum has over 35,000 objects in its holdings. NOMA’s centennial year will culminate with an exhibition of 100 works or art given during the past five years in honor of the museum’s anniversary. These works demonstrate the continued commitment of a dedicated and generous group of donors, and also herald new donors and new directions for the permanent collection as the museum embarks on the second century. Highlights include works by Anish Kapoor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Jasper Johns, a room-sized installation by Keith Sonnier, Andy Warhol, Sol LeWitt, Dale Chihuly and Robert Polidori.