Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




The internship report that follows this is the result of my time interning with the New Orleans Museum of Art. During my time at NOMA I had the unique opportunity to work with both the department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement and the department of External Affairs. Through this duel departmental internship at the Museum I began to understand the history of the Museum where it came from and what makes NOMA the institution it is today. Throughout the country museums and cultural institutions are having to adapt to today’s arts economy. Meaning institutions must become adaptable, transparent, and more engaged with their communities. This report is my attempt to delineate ways in which NOMA much like the city of New Orleans can become a truly unique institution through community engagement.


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