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New Orleans Collections

  • Contemporary Arts Center
    Throughout the CAC's 35 years, the center has remained active in the visual and performing arts and arts education communities, continuing to represent an era of creative freedom and multi-disciplinary expression. Today, the CAC is one out of a handful of nationwide arts organizations who have remained solvent and successful while serving a truly multi-disciplinary mission. Currently dedicating two floors, about 10,000 square feet of gallery space, on the 4-story building to rotating exhibitions throughout the year, the CAC is home to artists' bold experiments in painting, theater, photography, performance art, dance, music, video, education, and sculpture.
  • Historic New Orleans Collection
    The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. The Historic New Orleans Collection acquires, preserves, and makes available a wide variety of resources, including maps, drawings, paintings, prints, architectural drawings, photographs, manuscripts, broadsides and printed ephemera, microfilm, books, pamphlets, and three-dimensional objects related to our research fields. 
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
    The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city's oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects, valued in excess of $200 million. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, African and Japanese works, continues to grow. The five-acre Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA is one of the most important sculpture installations in the United States, with 50 sculptures situated on a beautifully landscaped site.
  • Odgen Museum of Southern Art
    The Museum's holdings include Southern artworks from Washington, D.C. and 15 Southern states spanning the 18th-21st centuries, and include paintings, prints, watercolors, photographs, ceramics, sculpture, crafts and design.