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NOT Supposed 2-Be Here: Tulane’s latest art installation

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January 22, 2020

What is ‘supposed’ to be here? Brandan “BMike” Odums forces us to think critically about what does and does not belong in an art museum with his installation titled “NOT Supposed 2-Be Here.” Opening...

Cancer alley residents are fighting for a sustainable future

Protests against emissions in Cancer Alley
October 23, 2019

Amidst the industrial smog clouding the River Parishes, the residents of Cancer Alley insist upon being heard. We owe them our attention. Last Tuesday, Newcomb Art Museum hosted a free screening of...

Quiet resistance: Review of “Flint is Family”

Quiet resistance: Review of “Flint is Family”
September 11, 2019

Museums are often considered places of grand spectacle, allure and wonder. A maestro’s brushstroke can reduce a viewer to the most basic of emotions, and many museums pride themselves on this quality....

Newcomb Art Museum confronts mass incarceration with new exhibit

Elana Bush | Photography Editor
January 30, 2019

  From 2005 to 2018, Louisiana was the prison capital of the world. Still, the state’s incarceration rates are higher than all of the non-U.S. founding NATO countries combined. The Newcomb Art...

Undercurrents: Intersections’ 5 things TU know this week

Undercurrents: Intersections’ 5 things TU know this week
September 16, 2018

Newcomb Art Museum celebrates EMPIRE Series Last weekend, BMike, the dynamic New Orleans visual artist and owner of #StudioBe, was featured at the Newcomb Art Museum during their Welcome Back Reception...

Newcomb’s EMPIRE installation meshes Tulane, New Orleans history

April 18, 2018

Newcomb Art Museum's last exhibit of the school year opened on April 13 and features more than 300 objects in honor of New Orleans' tricentennial celebration this year. EMPIRE was curated by Fallen...

Art + Feminism aims to rewrite history through Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

March 14, 2018

Wikipedia has more than 40 million articles online, but fewer than than 10 percent of its editors are women. Art + Feminism discovered this problem and posed an essential question: what happens when...

Kiln it: Clay exhibits construct contemporary spin on classic Newcomb pottery

Newcomb Art Museum currently has two exhibits with clay as the primary medium on display.
January 31, 2018

By fusing traditional and contemporary mediums, two new Newcomb Art Museum exhibits link the past and the present to create work that is both ambitious and grounded. The Newcomb Art Museum has two new...

Newcomb Art Museum’s film screening highlights legacy of women directors

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October 25, 2017

Hollywood may be an old boys' club, but women directors have historically been artistic experimenters and inventors in the film world. The Newcomb Art Museum's film screening on Oct. 18 at the Freeman...

Newcomb Art Museum paints new perspective on cultural issues

June 7, 2017

Art speaks across all different cultures and societies — contemporary art across the prominent issues of the time. Recently, issues revolving around race and politics have been given space in the...

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