Jacob Lawrence collection gifted to Stanford University

By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Our country’s history is not truly American unless the story of African Americans is interwoven

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Celebrated Civil Rights murals on display at NOMA

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The works of one of America’s most celebrated artists showcasing some of the most pivotal moments in African-American history are

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NOMA displays retrospective on conceptual artist Mel Chin
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The New Orleans Museum of Art is showcasing “Mel Chin: Rematch,” a presentation of 40 years of the conceptual artist’s work. The exhibit opened at NOMA on February ...
Local photographer showcases dream
New Orleans, LA - "Dreams Do Come True," a solo photography exhibition by L. Kasimu Harris, is showing New Orleans how to dream. "The exhibit is an observation of Harris’ ...
Self portrait of Gustave Blache, III entitled "Self Portrait with Checkered Scarf"
Native son’s artistic journey takes him to the Smithsonian, again
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer To have work displayed at the distinguished Smithsonian is a dream for any artist. This accomplishment is a reality for New Orleans own Gustave Blache III.
King of Arms debuts at the New Orleans Museum of Art
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer payday loan no hidden fees Renowned video, performance, and collage artist Rashaad Newsome returned to his native New Orleans for the opening of Rashaad Newsome: King of ...
NOMA commemorates 100th anniversary with 31 hour art showing
The New Orleans Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th birth anniversary this week, and it's doing so by opening its doors for 31 continuous hours.
Native artisan to show at NOMA with a collection celebrating the 90th birthday of Chef Leah Chase
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly The relationship between native artist Gustave Blache III and the legendary queen of Creole cuisine Leah Chase is that of two old friends; despite their (50-plus) ...
Xavier is host to Mardi Gras Indian Arts Summer Camp 2011 Exhibition
The Community Arts Program (CAP), part of the Xavier University Department of Art, recently unveiled “Mardi Gras Indian Arts: Summer Camp 2011,” an exhibition that represents the culmination of an ...
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux – Won’t Bow Down
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Mardi Gras Indian chants often tell the history of the gangs and their experiences, encounters and battles on the streets. On Monk Boudreaux’s latest album, Won’t Bow ...