NOMA hosts guided tour of LA photo exhibit on Wed.

The New Orleans Museum of Art will host a special walk-through of its collaborative exhibit with the Historic New Orleans Collection, “Residents and Visitors: 20th-Century Photographs of Louisiana,” beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1. John Lawrence, the Collection’s museum programs director, will lead the guided tour of the exhibit.

The exhibit is the eighth put together by the HNOC and NOMA, and the first based solely on institutional photographic holdings. It draws from the holdings of both museums and
features more than 100 photographs by artists who lived or worked in Louisiana. including Walker Evans, Arnold Genthe, Ernest Bellocq, Josephine Sacabo, Michael P. Smith and Clarence John Laughlin.

Also showing at NOMA now is, “Bernard Faucon: The Most Beautiful Day of My Youth,” which depicts one-day celebrations of young people (ages 15 to 20) from twenty-five international sites.

No admission will be charged. For more information, you may call (504) 658-4100.

Image: Photo by Diane Arbus.