friday nights at noma: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Lecture by Judith H. Bonner. (504) 658-4100 or


Opening Reception for Chalmatia - A Fictional Place Down the Road: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3805.


Beneito’s Art: 3618 Magazine St., New Orleans. Jazz, blues and Carnival-themed oil paintings by Bernard Beneito. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (504) 891-9170.

Callan Contemporary: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. “Creeper Lagoon” by John Folsom on view through July 27. (504) 525-0518 or

Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. “Beyond ‘Beasts’: The Art of Court 13,” through Sunday. “Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations,” through Sunday. Chalmatia-A Fictional Place Down the Road, Saturday-Sept. 8. “After You’ve Been Burned by Hot Soup You Blow in Your Yogurt” by Margot Herster, through Aug. 18. “I’m Not Lost, Just Undiscovered,” CAC Teen Board Curated Exhibition, through Sunday. (504) 528-3800.

d.o.c.s. a studio gallery of contemporary art: 709 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 524-3936. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Annual group exhibition “So Much Art, So Little Time IV,” on view through Aug. 1.

Dutch Alley Artists’ co-op: 912 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, etc. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (504) 412-9220 or

The Foundation: 608 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. Works by Zhang Chongguang on view through July 6. or (504) 568-0955.

keller Library and Community Center: 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. (504) 596-2660. “My Neighborhood is Changing,” a photo exhibit by children in the Lower 9th Ward, on view through Saturday.

LeMieux Galleries:332 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. 30th Anniversary Celebration:e_SDLqWisdom, a Book Art Exhibitione_SDRq, through July 27. (504) 522-5988.

Louisiana State Museum, Cabildo: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. “The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans,” major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or

The McKenna Museum: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. “Faces of Treme,” photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.

M.S. Rau Antiques: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. “Impressionism — Influences and Impact,” paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660.

  • ewcomb art gallery: Woldenberg Art Canter, New Orleans. “Pat Steir: Endless Line and Self Portrait,” through June 16. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

New Orleans Museum of Art: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. “Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art,” through June 16. (504) 658-4100 or

Octavia Art Gallery: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. Exhibition of Julie Robinson’s new paintings.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “The Art and Life of William R. Hollingsworth Jr.” and “Eudora Welty: Photographs From the 1930s and ’40s,” through July 14. “When You’re Lost, Everything’s a Sign: Self-Taught Art From The House of Blues,” through July 21. Ongoing: “Walter Inglis Anderson: Selections From the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art” and “Southern Regionalists From the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.” or (504) 539-9600.