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New Orleans Museum Of Art Offers Free Admission For All To Commemorate Juneteenth

Emma Colosia Emma Colosia

New Orleans Museum Of Art Offers Free Admission For All To Commemorate Juneteenth

Honor Juneteenth this Saturday at the NOMA!

This Saturday, 19th of June, the New Orleans Museum of Art has decided to honor the annual holiday Juneteenth by offering free admission for all visitors. 

The museum will be hosting a day full of activities while honoring and supporting the movement for equity and justice. All events and activities on Saturday will be free! Just remember to reserve your free ticket beforehand. 

 

Saturday’s activities include:

Edward Spots: Motion to Move 

2:00pm-4:00pm

Lapis Center for the Arts 

Performance event that will honor the history of Juneteenth. 

Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis that day at the museum. 

 

Art-Making Activity: Freedom Flag Wind Catchers 

10:00am-5:00pm

Front Steps of the Museum 

Create your own Juneteenth-inspired wind catcher using paper rolls and other materials. 

 

What is Harmony? 

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On view starting June 19 

Exterior Fence to the Beshoff Sculpture Garden 

A collaboration between NOMA and local students to explore the fundamentals of photography. It’s a collaborative photo narrative reflecting what it means to balance ourselves, the community, and the environment. 

 

AfricaTown USA

Available online on NOMA’s website from June 19

A virtual conversation between Hannibal Lokumbe and the pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church of AfricaTown USA, Reverend Derek Tucker. 

And if you’re hungry… there will be food trucks with food from local vendors in the museum’s front from 10 am to 5 pm. 

The NOMA is home to more than 40,000 w0rks. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to visit it!

Where:📍1 Collins Diboll Circle

Hours:⏰ 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sculpture Garden: 10:00am – 6:00pm 

 

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