Join the Newcomb Art Museum for a virtual lecture by artist Laura Anderson Barbata, whose wearable sculptures are featured in the museum's current exhibition Transcommunality. Anderson Barbata will discuss her development as a socially engaged artist and her work with multiple stilt dancing communities across the Americas. Register for the virtual talk now. The exhibition […]
A master palmetto basket weaver and cultural preservationist of the United Houma Nation, Janie Verret Luster is widely recognized for her coiled half-hitch baskets, made using an intricate weaving technique lost to the Houma for a generation. Luster will discuss palmetto basket weaving using examples currently on view in "Core Memory: Louisiana Native American Basketry" […]
Join us on the first Friday of each month at 12 Noon for short presentations on select artists from our permanent exhibition Metamorphoses. September 2, 12pm Jesús Rafael Soto by Museum Director Maurita Poole. Image caption:
Celebrate the opening of two exhibitions, Metamorphoses: Highlights from the Permanent Collection and To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, on Saturday September 17 from 12 p.m to 5 p.m. Program schedule: 12pm: Drop in family art activities & scavenger […]
Monotypes are unique one-of-a-kind prints that encourage improvisation and play. In this artist-led workshop for adults and kids, participants will make their own prints inspired by the work of John T. Scott in Metamorphoses. Advance registration is required, as space is limited. To register, visit newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu. Image caption: John T. Scott, Window Moth, Sunshine, 1997, […]
Join us on the first Friday of each month at 12 Noon for short presentations on select artists from our permanent exhibition Metamorphoses. November 18, 12pm Betsy Packard by Curatorial Assistant Alex Landry. Image caption: Betsy Packard, Clothes, 1978, natural and synthetic fibers, acrylic gel medium, gift of the artist.
Join us on the first Friday of each month at 12 Noon for short presentations on select artists from our permanent exhibition Metamorphoses. December 2, 12pm The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise by Collections Manager Sierra Polisar. Image caption: Harriet "Hattie" Coulter Joor, Artist, Joseph Fortune Meyer, Potter, Tyg with Pine Grove Design, 1902, glazed ceramics, gift of […]