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May 2020

Third Thursday Tiffany Tour

May 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For the first time since starting our monthly Tiffany Window tours, we'll be exploring in detail the #TiffanyWindows on the other side of campus! This special virtual tour will look at the "Art" and "Literature" windows located in Tilton Memorial and their place within the illustrious career of Louis Comfort Tiffany. About this tour: In 1901, as the Tilton Memorial Library was being built on Tulane University's campus, Caroline Stannard Tilton commissioned Tiffany Studios for the design and creation of…

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June 2020

Representation, Legacy, and the Movement for Black Lives

June 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In celebration of the 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth, Spirit McIntyre will moderate a panel discussion with Mariah Moore, Milan Nicole Sherry, and Syrita Steib about everything from ‘Is the Movement For Black Lives representing you?’ to ‘What will be your legacy?’ Hosted by the Newcomb Art Museum, the conversation will explore the context of social justice in New Orleans, artistic expression in protest movements, and the intersectionality of the Movement for Black Lives. The conversation will be streamed for free on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/2332924963683109/)…

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January 2021

Laura Anderson Barbata: Transcommunality Opening Day Family Tour

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Take part in an online tour designed for families and educators, with a make-at-home lesson plan inspired by the exhibition! The virtual tour will go live on Newcomb Art Museum's Facebook, Vimeo, and via our E-Newsletter at 1 pm (CST) January 16. These programs are funded in part under a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not…

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Laura Anderson Barbata: Transcommunality Live Gallery Tour with the Artist and Curator

January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a live Q&A and virtual gallery walk through with artist Laura Anderson Barbata, led by the curator of the show! Register via the Zoom link here.     These programs are funded in part under a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. They are also…

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February 2021

Reimagining Public Safety in American Cities

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this virtual program, presented in partnership with The Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane and moderated by Dr. Lesley Ann Noel; Brent Godfrey (Crescent City Corps), Ameca Reali (Law For Black Lives), and Christopher Rabb (Pennsylvania state House of Representatives) will respond to ideas presented in Anderson Barbata’s Intervention: Indigo which addresses, from an intercultural perspective, the symbolism of protection embodied by the color blue. Using design thinking strategies to address the harms…

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March 2021

Family Day: Story Making, World Building

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cave paintings are the first art we know of, but they were created to be stories. Stories serve many purposes – they remind us of who we are, where we have been, and where we are headed – connecting us across time and place. We invite you to join us as we make art that tells stories, communicates ideas, and opens our imaginations through age appropriate artist-led virtual workshops. Gather your family and friends virtually for a unique day of…

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April 2021

Uncommon Exchanges

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Newcomb Art Museum in partnership with A Studio in the Woods, The ByWater Institute at Tulane University, and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South presents Uncommon Exchanges: Indigo, a unique dialogue between unlikely pairings of Tulane and Gulf South experts. LaChaun Moore and Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres will use the museum’s current exhibition, Transcommunality by Laura Anderson Barbata, as a catalyst for conversation to remedy missing narratives and provide paths forward –through creative means – to a more equitable and just future. Moderated by Jeffery Darensbourg, Uncommon Exchanges will premiere at 6 pm on…

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May 2021

Virtual Screening and Director’s Talk: The Veil

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Newcomb Art Museum is excited to screen “The Veil”, a brave documentary film shot in New Orleans by Raven Ancar (’22), a current student at Tulane majoring in Sociology and Digital Media Practices. Ancar is also President of Tulane Black Student Union, a founding member of Les Griots Violets, and a College Track Scholar. In January of 2019, during her first year at Tulane, Ancar filmed several sit-down interviews with fellow Black students about their experiences on campus to interrogate…

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June 2021

Reciprocal Exchanges

June 1

DATES TBA Local artists and culture bearers will exchange techniques and practices in the spirit of Laura Anderson Barbata’s Transcommunality and an economy of sharing. Each exchange –centered on wearable art – will be released as a short film presented to the public, showcasing the artists’ practices and opening new creative possibilities through engagement.Zoom registration link coming shortly, in the meantime sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up to date with all things Newcomb!   These programs are funded in…

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Louisiana Reimagines: High Culture Below Sea Level – Part 1

June 12

Behind the Scenes with Laura Anderson Barbata and Shaka Zulu "Louisiana Reimagines: High Culture Below Sea Level" is an exchange between Laura Anderson Barbata and local tradition bearers from the Black Masking Indian tradition that responds to the garments and stilt dancing projects presented in the Newcomb Art Museum’s 2021 exhibition "Transcommunality". Offering a look into the cultural world of Big Chief Shaka Zulu of the Golden Feather Hunters, this program is centered on Shaka Zulu’s distinct yet ever-evolving New…

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