Curator Vanessa Schmid gives a talk about historical cabinets of curiosity, and the museum screens a documentary about David Hockney.
As part of its regular Friday Nights at NOMA programs, the New Orleans Museum of Art presents a lecture with curator Vanessa Schmid, in conjunction with “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.” Schmid discusses the history of cabinets of curiosity and Jan Brueghel the Younger’s The Five Senses: Sight, c. 1625. The talk begins at 6:30 pm.
At 8 pm, NOMA screens director Bruno Wollheim’s David Hockey: A Bigger Picture (2010), a documentary about the painter, whose work is also included in “Seeing Nature.”
Regular museum admission applies. For more information, visit NOMA’s website.