Tulane School of Professional Advancement is pleased to partner with the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) for a Design Symposium series starting in October. The series highlights various disciplines as they relate to the design process and industry opportunities both locally and globally. The fall symposium “Technology & Storytelling: Animation, Special Effects, Virtual & Augmented Reality” will be held on Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
The School of Professional Advancement offers high-quality, innovative degree and certificate programs in the humanities and in applied fields that relate directly to the needs and interests of working adults. The faculty, most of whom are working professionals, ensure programs stay cutting edge and relevant, helping graduates to maximize the value of their degrees. The School of Professional Advancement currently offers 26 undergraduate programs of study and four master’s degree programs at its three campuses and online. For more information, visit sopa.tulane.edu.
The New Orleans Museum of Art, founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado, houses nearly 40,000 art objects encompassing 5,000 years of world art. Works from the permanent collection, along with continuously changing special exhibitions, are on view in the museum’s 46 galleries Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. NOMA offers docent-guided tours at 1 p.m. every Tuesday–Sunday. The adjoining Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden features work by over 60 artists, including several of the 20th century’s master sculptors. The Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are fully accessible to handicapped visitors and wheelchairs are available from the front desk. For more information about NOMA, call (504) 658-4100 or visit http://www.noma.org. Wednesdays are free admission days for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Teenagers (ages 13-19) receive free admission every day through the end of the year, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.
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