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June 2019

First Friday Collections Tour

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at Newcomb Art Museum’s incredible collection of Newcomb Pottery? Then drop by on the first Friday of each month for a guided tour highlighting our permanent collection of Newcomb Pottery and the history of the Newcomb Enterprise! The tour is free but IS STRICTLY LIMITED to the first 10 people due to space restrictions. Please reach out to Tom Friel at tfriel@tulane.edu regarding any questions and to RSVP for a tour.

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Stroller Saturday

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bring your littlest art enthusiasts to the museum for Stroller Saturday! On the second Saturday of each month, Newcomb Art Museum invites parents with young children to explore the museum early (10:30 am) before the doors officially open at 11. Museum staff will lead a tour that engages children and parents alike! Free and open to all parents and caregivers of small children!

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Free Exhibition Tour with Andrea Armstrong

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Drop by the Newcomb Art Museum at noon for a free exhibition tour led by Andrea Armstrong, professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, whose expertise and insight led to the creation of many of the engaging texts informing the show. About Andrea Armstrong: Professor Armstrong joined the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law faculty in 2010. Her research focuses on the constitutional dimensions of prisons and jails, specifically prison labor practices, the intersection of race and conditions…

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Free Performance by Michaela A. Harrison

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Newcomb Art Museum for a free performance from New-Orleans Vocalist Michaela A. Harrison as she sings and performs in response to themes presented in the exhibition "Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana." About Michaela A. Harrison: Michaela A. Harrison is a New Orleans-based vocalist who has performed nationally and internationally in theatrical productions, with various bands and musical collectives and with the all-female trio Mother Tongue. Since the disbanding of Mother Tongue in 2008, Michaela has established an ever-growing…

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Changemakers Panel

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Newcomb Art Museum for a free engaging and informative panel with policy advocates and experts. In Freeman Auditorium policy advocates and experts, including representatives from the New Orleans chapter of the ACLU of Louisiana, Southern Poverty Law Center, Vera Institute of Justice, and Daughters Beyond Incarceration, will take part in a panel discussion revolving around policy measures taken in favor of criminal justice reform. Audiences are invited to take part in a Q&A and learn more about what…

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Tiffany Stained-Glass Window Tour

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Louis Comfort Tiffany was a pioneer in the art of stained glass and key figure in the Arts & Crafts Movement. Join Newcomb Art Museum every Second Thursday at noon, for guided tours of Tiffany Windows on the Tulane uptown campus. Tours are free but limited to 20 people and require advance registration. Contact tfriel@tulane.edu for questions or to register.

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Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Commemorate Juneteenth and celebrate the run of Per(Sister) with an evening full of incredible performances and powerful exchanges! Starting at 5 pm explore the museum as artists and PerSisters take over the galleries in a variety of ways. At 5 pm, join PerSister Fox Rich in front of The Life Quilt to learn more about #FreeMamaGLO: Clemency Campaign for Louisiana's Longest Serving Mother. The talk will be followed by a freedom-inspired performance from members of The Graduates (led by Ausettua…

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Free Exhibition Tour

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Newcomb Art Museum at noon on the Third Thursday and Second Saturday of each month for a free guided tour of the exhibition Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana. About the exhibition: Newcomb Art Museum has partnered with formerly incarcerated women, community organizations, stakeholders, and those directly impacted by the prison system to create the exhibition Per(Sister), which is intended to share the stories of currently and formerly incarcerated women in Louisiana, and shine a light on the myriad issues…

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July 2019

Museum Open By Appointment

July 7 - July 20

The Newcomb Art Museum will be open by appointment from July 7 through July 20. Email tfriel@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5361 for more information.

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Museum Closed for Exhibition Installation

July 21 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm

The Newcomb Art Museum is currently closed as we install our next exhibition. We will reopen at 10 am on August 21.

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