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.
SPRING 2024 PROGRAMS
Thursday, January 18. 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Opening Reception & Talk
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our three Spring exhibitions! The museum opens at 5pm for a preview, followed by a public talk at 6pm on William Edmondson by scholar Jennifer Marshall, PhD. Refreshments will be served following the talk.
Thursday, February 29. 6:00 PM
Victory Workers Curator and Archivist Discussion
Exhibition curator Kendyll S. Gross will be in conversation with the Amistad Research Center and Xavier University of Louisiana’s Library Archives and Collections teams. They’ll discuss their respective collections and how they work to make them available to the public. The museum will be open late from 5:00 to 6:00pm in advance of this special program.
Tuesday, March 12. 6:00 PM
Donté K. Hayes: Future Artifacts
Donté K. Hayes, a featured artist in Legacy Traces, will discuss his practice as a ceramicist. The artist states, “Artifacts are a tangible history which have the capacity to retain, transform, destroy, erase and evoke lost knowledge.” The museum will be open late from 5:00 to 6:00pm in advance of this special program.
Saturday, May 11, 12pm – 3pm
Crescent City Clay Connection
Newcomb Art Museum and Tulane’s Ceramics department is bringing together New Orleans based ceramicists. This is an opportunity to highlight the Crescent City’s clay culture. Come mingle and look at beautiful ceramic art! Light refreshments will be served.
Throughout the Spring, one gallery will be used as a gathering space. We encourage visitors to use this space in a way that is meaningful to their visit, including for club meetings. We also welcome ideas for how it could be used, so please reach out to email@example.com to discuss!
Image credit: Detail. Donté Hayes, “Lock,” 2022, Ceramic.
Partial program support comes from the Dorothy Beckemeyer Skau Art and Music Fund.