Saints fans get free admission to NOMA on Friday

Both the Saints and the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) celebrate a record-breaking season. In celebration, NOMA offers free admission to visitors in Saints jerseys, apparel, or team colors on Friday, Jan. 18 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photo courtesy: Mark Lagrange

NOMA says they’re offering the free admission “in celebration of the New Orleans Saints’ upcoming NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams,” according to the Facebook event.

Visitors can enjoy all of NOMA’s special exhibitions free of charge, including “The Orléans Collection,” now in its final days, and “Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art.”

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors until 9 p.m. with activities for the entire family including live music, small talks, children’s activities, and more. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open.

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Programming for the event includes:

• 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Art on the Spot family activity table
• 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Music by Extended Trio
• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Series of Small Talks in the exhibition “Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art,” featuring artists Cristina Molina, Diedrick Brackens, Sara Madandar, and Dan Alley

A full schedule of Friday Nights at NOMA events is listed here.

NOMA welcomed its 300,000th visitor in December 2018. In celebration of a significant year for New Orleans, NOMA set the goal of reaching over 300,000 visitors for the city’s 300th birthday. New Orleans’ Tricentennial year marked the third consecutive year of record-breaking attendance for the museum.

For more information, see the NOMA Facebook event here.