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NOMA's Centennial Celebration 

Will Coviello previews the New Orleans Museum of Art's big 100th anniversary

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The New Orleans Museum of Art celebrates its official 100th birthday with 31 continuous hours of programming and events. The schedule includes a guided tour by curator Miranda Lash (8:30 p.m. Friday), talks by artists, art activities for children, musical performances by Irvin Mayfield (9:30 p.m. Friday) and Amanda Shaw (2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday), a second-line parade with the Roots of Music band (11 a.m. Saturday), film screenings, DJ sets by Quintron (midnight Friday-3 a.m. Saturday) and DJ Kazu (3 a.m.-6 a.m. Saturday), yoga in the galleries (8 a.m. Saturday) and more. The Isaac Delgado Museum of Art opened to the public on Dec. 16, 1911. It changed its name to the New Orleans Museum of Art in 1971. Permanent collections hold more than 35,000 pieces, including works in top collections of Japanese art, outsider art, photography, African art and decorative arts. Visit the website for a schedule of activities. Free admission. — Will Coviello

Dec. 16-17

NOMA's Centennial Celebration

10 a.m. Fri.-5 p.m. Sat.

NOMA, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, 658-4100; www.noma.org

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