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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Art Openings and Shows in NOLAEach week, NoDef brings you a comprehensive directory of visual arts
in the Crescent City from Julia to St. Claude
State of the Art August 6-13
It's the second Saturday of August, which means it's time to take your white frocks to the dry cleaners and get ready for Dirty Linen Night. Royal Street (200-1000 blocks) will be abuzz will over 60 galleries and thousands of visitors on foot, and the event is free to the public. There will be new works on St. Claude at Byrdies, The Front, and Good Children, and a whole lot of performance art at the area's new May St. Gallery and Residency on N. Robertson.
NOMA's Friday Where Y'art this week brings music from Sasha and Steve Masakowski, some gallery talk with NOMA's Assistant Director of Art Lisa Rotondo-McCord, and Art You Can Eat with The Brennan Group's Haley Bitterman and Leah Chase.
Ogden After Hours gives guests an opportunity to walk through the museum from 6-8pm with food, wine, and of course, new music every week. This Thursday brings you blues with Watermelon Slim and a $5 raffle to win an art-ful object! Free for members, $10 for visitors.
Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422A St. Claude
Mixed-Media/Jewelry Work by Anna Laura Quinn, opens August with a reception from 6-10pm. On view through September 4.
The Front, 4100 St. Claude
Room 1: Brooke Pickett, Storage Facilities. Room 2: Ingrid Ludt. Room 3: Jennifer Moynihan, New Works. Room 4: Lee Deigaard, a tree falls… Opening reception August 11, 6-10pm. On view through September 2.
Good Children Gallery, 4037 St. Claude Ave.
Post-Fordlandia: An exhibition of new collaborative work by Tom Flanagan and Megs Morley. This series of films and photographs explores Henry Ford’s failed attempt at creating an American town in the Amazonian Rainforest. Opening reception August 11, 6-10pm. On view through September 2.
HomeSpace Gallery, 1128 St. Roch Ave
Nonprofit Big Class presents artwork from 59 elementary school students and 72 artists in New Orleans. Opening August 11, 5:30-9:30pm. Showings on August 12, 12-4pm as well as August 18 from 12-4, author reading at 2pm.
May Gallery, 2839 N. Robertson
Make Your Bed, a live exhibition by Brita Everett and Seth Laucks, explores the tension between private desire and public behavior.
Rail,Soundscape by Phillippe Landry. Composed from common sounds from the adjacent train yard.
Performances August 9 and August 11 at 7:30 and 9pm. Doors closed five minutes before start of set.
Alexis Walter Art, 835 Julia St.
Lagoon, mixed media painting by Alexis Walter
Ariodante Gallery, 535 Julia St.
Paintings by Elsie Semmes, mosaics by Christine LeDoux and jewelry by Belle Bijoux. Opening reception at White Linen Night, lagniappe show by Joshua Windham.
Arthur Roger Gallery, 432-434 Julia St.
Paintings by Holton Rower from his exhibition, Love Heals. Video Installation by John Pilson—Altogether Elsewhere, and Quiver, objects from Rob Wynne. On view through September 15.
Barrister’s Gallery,2331 St. Claude Ave
“Stripped (On Flame with Rock n Roll),” an exhibition of paintings from John Davis. On view through the month of August.
The Big Top 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, 1638 Clio St.
Christopher Scott Brumfield's Game for Thinkers
Callan Contemporary, 240 Chartres St.
Raine Bedsole presents her new body of work Dream Documents, inspired by the time she spent in Greece and Cuba. On view through September 28.
Coup d’ Oeil, 2033 Magazine St.
Paintings by Scott Hebert, on view through the month of August.
d. o. c. s., a studio gallery of contemporary art, 709 Camp St.
The Mystique, The Brilliance, paintings by Chic Connell. On view through September 27.
The Foundation Fine Art Gallery, 608 Julia St.
All Alive and Close Enough to Touch—Rob Stephens—printmaking. On view through November 3.
George Schmidt Gallery, 626 Julia St.
Paintings and etchings by George Schmidt.
Guthrie Contemporary Gallery, 3815 Magazine St.
Identity, an exhibition featuring the work of Carlos Villasante, Sharon Jacques, and Carlos Betancourt.
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, 440 Julia St.
Aaron McNamee presents his collection of original artwork Between the Pages. On view through September 24.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Stephen Hoskins presents “Omissions,” a collection of paintings that explore the ways that humans identify each other in the absence of clearly defined facial features. Opening July 30, in conjunction with White Linen Night. On view through August 25.
St. Claude by Stephen Kwok, Bob Snead, James Goedert, Kiernan Dunn, Hannah Chalew, Michael Pajon, Angela Berry, Brian Guidry, Dan Tague, Christopher Saucedo, Malcolm McClay, and Generic Art Solutions (G.A.S.) group exhibition.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
David Dillard, Architecture of the Spirit, Paintings of Historic New Orleans Churches and Cathedrals. Opening July 7, on view through the month of July.
Le Mieux Galleries, 332 Julia St.
They Were Hopelessly Outnumbered, ceramic sculptures and drawings by John Donovan. On view through September 29.
M. Francis Gallery, 604 Julia St.
Evolution: The Spirit of an Artist, by Myesha Francis.
Mallory Page Studio Works, 641 Julia St.
Recent work by Mallory Page, mixed media on canvas and wood panel.
Martine Chaisson Gallery,727 Camp St.
Infinite Flux, oil on canvas by Batya Kuncman. On view through September 29.
Octavia Art Gallery, 4532 Magazine Street
Living with Pop, Emerging Artists and Modern Masters. This overview of pop culture and pop art from the 1960’s to the present will include works by Haring, Lichtenstein, Wesselman, Warhol, and more. On view through September 29.
Salon Gallery, 4432 Magazine St.
“Ready/Set.” The first show of Ten, a new artist's collective, opens this weekend for the first Saturday of the month. Artists include Rex Dingler, Jeff Rinehart, Jonathan Mayers, Kathy Rodriguez, Ken Kenan, Jessie Hornbrook, Ryan Lindburg and Jono Goodman, Matthew Duguid and Matthew Kirscht, Valerie Corradetti and Ariya Martin, and Amanda Turpen and Ida Floreak. On view through July 29.
Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Transcendence, Luc Leestemaker, mixed media on canvas. On view through the month of August.
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave.
Mr. “I” The Bottle Cap Man—Mr. Imagination—bottle caps, found objects, mixed media.
Enduring Legacies, 7 Black Artists. On view through August 30.
Steve Martin Fine Art, 624 Julia St.
Face Off, paintings and sculptures by Steve Martin.
New Orleans Museum of Art
NOMA's Where Y'art this week brings music from Sasha and Steve Masakowski, some gallery talk with NOMA's Assistant Director of Art Lisa Rotondo-McCord, and Art You Can Eat with The Brennan Group's Haley Bitterman and Leah Chase.
Forever, a kaleidoscopic mural by Odili Donald Odita. First floor elevator lobby on view through October 7, 2013.
Ralston Crawford and Jazz. Crawford’s collection of over 150 photographs, paintings, prints, drawings, and films explore the intersections of various art forms in New Orleans. On view through October 14.
Dario Robleto’s The Prelives of the Blues, will be on view until September 16, 2012. Robleto’s exhibitionis centered on the time he spent in New Orleans and his observations on the nature of the city’s musical culture.
Self Taught Artists from NOMA’s Permanent Collectionwill be on view through June 10, 2012. The exhibition features the works of eleven auto didactic southern artists.
What is a photograph? Opens April 20. On view through August 19 in the Templemen Galleries. Works dating back to the 1840’s from NOMA’s permanent collection explore the question in the exhibition’s title.
Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave Blache III. The exhibition of Blache’s 20 paintings of the New Orleans icon will be on view April 24-September 9.Drawn to the Edge. Katie Holten debuts her site-specific, large-scale installations in NOMA's Great Hall Space. Holten's work explores Louisiana's relationship with her natural environment. On view through September 9.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art 925 Camp St.
Contemporary Arts Center:
Art by Brooke Pickett
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
Michael Weber, B.A.
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