Artist Talk with Laura Anderson Barbata

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 […]

Janie Verret Luster: Coiled Half-Hitch Revival

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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" […]

Objects in Focus: Jesús Rafael Soto

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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:

Fall 2022 Opening Reception

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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 […]

Jess T. Dugan Artist Talk

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

An artist talk by Jess T. Dugan on the exhibition To Survive on This Shore.

Objects in Focus: Carrie Mae Weems

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Join us each month for short presentations on select artists from our permanent exhibition Metamorphoses. October 20, 12pm Carrie Mae Weems by Curator Laura Blereau. Image caption: Carrie Mae Weems, Approaching Time, 2003, gelatin silver print, gift of the artist.        

Homecoming Open House

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Enjoy Tulane's Homecoming with free tours of the exhibition, a sneak peek at our permanent collection of Newcomb Pottery, art activities for kids, refreshments, and a book sale.  Please note: Permanent Collection access is limited from 12-2pm. On-campus parking is not available this day. 

Monotype Workshop

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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, […]

Objects in Focus: Betsy Packard

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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.

Objects in Focus: Newcomb Pottery

Newcomb Art Museum Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA

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 […]

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