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Art and history fuse during Uncommon Exchanges

Jun 08, 2018

The abolition of slavery was announced in Texas on June 19, 1865, long after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation...

Archivists discuss the value of preserving history

May 02, 2018

Archivists from the 10 collections that loaned objects to Newcomb Art Museum’s current exhibit, EMPIRE, recently met to...

New exhibitions focus on the medium of clay

Jan 11, 2018

Since primeval times, clay has persisted as a medium explored by visual artists across the globe. The medium also has a history particular to New Orleans and Tulane: the Newcomb Pottery enterprise...

Free tree adoptions kick off in January

Dec 15, 2017

Members of the Tulane community will have the opportunity to adopt a fruit tree, free of charge, as part of the...

LUNA Fête artists share their creative process at Newcomb Art Museum

Nov 30, 2017

For four days each year artists from around the...

MFA student explores black womanhood in upcoming performance

Nov 27, 2017

Jarrell Hamilton, an MFA student in the Tulane University Department of Theatre and Dance, is telling the story of black...

Get familiar with Newcomb Art Museum on guided tour

Nov 08, 2017

On the second Saturday of every month, Newcomb Art Museum staff usually offer a...

Everything in its place

Sep 13, 2017

Artist Amy Ellingson arranges pieces of her sculpture Variation: Artifacts while installing her work in the Newcomb Art Museum. Ellingson’s work is part of the Unfamiliar Again:...

New exhibit features ‘unfamiliar’ art

Sep 06, 2017

The Newcomb Art Museum opened its first exhibition of the fall semester this week, Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists.

Honoring the Newcomb College legacy of...

Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists

Location: Uptown Campus

Hailing from across the United States, the artists in this exhibition explore new ways of abstraction based on experimental, process-oriented methods. Intended to defamiliarize common imagery, their practices preclude figurative recognition or easy comprehension.

Rachel Beach Bloom Echo