The Newcomb Art Museum offers guided tours and an array of public programs, all free of charge. Designed around the salient themes and images of each exhibition, such activities speak to an array of community and campus interests. Programs include lectures, symposia, artist-led family activities, public tours, performances, and studio demonstrations.
January 21, 2023
2 pm – 6:30 pm
Join the museum for the opening reception of “Unthinkable Imagination: A Creative Response to the Juvenile Justice Crisis.” Programs include
a tour, panel discussion, family activities, refreshments, music and more!
February 2, 2023
Artists in Focus
Artist Langston Allston will discuss the collaborative mural Together, Towards Freedom on view in the main gallery of the museum.
February 4, 11, 25, and March 4, 11, 18, 2023
Engage your early learner with this series of 30-minute classes in the museum. Each stand-alone class involves music, movement and socialization for infants, toddlers and caregivers. Register at ya4la.org/programs.
March 3, 2023
Newcomb Pottery Tour
Take a guided tour of the museum’s collection of Newcomb Pottery with our Collections Manager Sierra Polisar. Advance registration for this event is required as space is limited. More details soon.
March 23, 2023
When I heard hope, they got scared
Hip-hop artists Mickey Factz and Mac Phipps in conversation with Tulane professors Dr. Corey Miles and Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres of the Africana Studies Department discuss how hip-hop is used to legitimate anti-Black violence.
March 25, 2023
Responding to the Juvenile Justice Crisis
A panel of experts will discuss critical concerns to policy and advocacy centered on the juvenile justice system.
April 14, 2023
Fridays at Newcomb: Newcomb Pottery
Collection Manager Sierra Polisar will discuss the recently completed inventory of our Newcomb Pottery Collection and what was learned about the works and their artists. The talk takes place in the Diboll Gallery of the Newcomb Commons on Tulane’s uptown campus. Fridays at Newcomb is a lecture series with speakers across disciplines that is free and open to the public. Lunch is provided.
April 22, 2023
Art as Healing
Join the museum off-site (location TBA) as artists, healers, creators, and community members come together in an event centered in art as a healing practice.
June 10, 2023
Drop by the museum for an afternoon focused on progress, reform and alternatives to incarceration, featuring performances, refreshments, and a youth creative showcase.