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NOMA Announces Revised Hours of Operation, Free Thursdays

NEW ORLEANS – Out of an abundance of caution and in consideration of the safety of visitors and staff, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is temporarily revising visitation hours. Going into effect on Jan. 4, 2021, and staying in effect through March 3, 2021, the museum will now be closed Monday through Wednesday. NOMA will be open to visitors Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Besthoff Sculpture Garden will remain open on Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. through sundown (5 p.m.). During this interim period, Louisiana residents will receive free museum admission on Thursdays, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

“We are paying close attention to COVID-19 infection rates across our city and state. As per the medical and scientific experts, we are anticipating a spike in January and February following the holidays. NOMA will use this additional day of closure for sanitization protocols, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors and staff,” said Susan Taylor, Montine McDaniel Freeman Director of NOMA.

Prepaid, contactless ticketing is encouraged for museum visits.

Click here to purchase tickets in advance of your visit.

Click here for more detailed information on NOMA’s COVID-19 safety protocols.

Click here for more information on NOMA’s visitation hours.