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Common Purpose: Support Local Organizations at NOMA

For two days this month, your visit to NOMA directly supports other local organizations doing great work. Suggested by the artists whose work is currently featured in NEW at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, these nine organizations represent a diverse cohort of our city’s leaders, organizers, and residents.

Common Purpose

Common Purpose: Support Local Organizations at NOMA Details

All museum admission from Saturday, January 15, and Thursday, January 20, will be donated directly to these nonprofits: 826 New Orleans, Birthmark Doulas, Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Familias Unidas en Acción, House of Tulip, Innocence Project New Orleans, Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Our Voice Nuestra Voz. Get your tickets – HERE.

826 New Orleans’s goal is to encourage the exploration of endless possibility through the power of writing.

Pregnancy, labor, birth & the fourth trimester—the people who are Birthmark Doula Collective offer support, education, services and community during the perinatal year and beyond.

Children’s Hospital New Orleans has provided expert healthcare for children across our state and region for more than 65 years.

Familias Unidas en Acción is the only community organization in New Orleans and Louisiana focused primarily on providing shelter and transition support to families.

House of Tulip is a Community Land Trust creating housing solutions for trans and gender nonconforming people in Louisiana.

Innocence Project New Orleans frees innocent people sentenced to life in prison and those serving unjust sentences.

Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies is dedicated to improving the mental, physical and spiritual health and quality of life for women, their families and communities of color, particularly among marginalized populations.

Louisiana Bucket Brigade is on a mission to end the petrochemical industry’s destruction of Louisiana.

Our Voice Nuestra Voz builds the capacity of parents in the New Orleans area to act as advocates in order to ensure educational equity for all students.

NOMA’s primary concern is the health of our visitors, staff, and community. At this time, visitors to the museum ages 12 and up are required to show proof of two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine (or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine), or negative results of a Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of your visit. Visitors ages 5–11 are required to show proof of one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine or negative results of a Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of your visit.

Check our visitor information page for guidelines and information about your visit.

New Orleans Local Calendar of Events.

New Orleans Local is your best resource for the latest events happening around the city. If you like the theater, we’ve got you covered with all sorts of great safe events and lots of virtual events. Whether you are looking for festivals, parties, theater, charity events or events for kids, we have everything you need to be in the “know.”  Our Calendar of Events welcomes any organization or business to submit events and happenings – HERE – to help let our community know what is happening around town. Everybody knows about Mardi Gras, but do they know about the latest charitable event, local marathons, holiday events, or reveillon dinners? Submit your event with a great photo, so we can let people know what events you want to help to promote in the New Orleans area.  Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

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