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11.22.17 - ART OF GIVING 11.20.17 - CURRENTS 2017 5.24.17 - Blue Star Museums 5.18.17 - 'Colourful South' and 'William Eggleston: Troubled Waters' 5.3.17 - Magnolia Ball 4.24.17 - GiveNOLA Day 4.6.17 - Artist Spotlight: Leisa Rich 3.27.17 - Sippin' in Seersucker 3.9.17 - States of Incarceration 3.3.17 - Education Manager Awarded by the NAEA 2.22.17 - Free Family Day: Art and Architecture 2.2.17 - African American History Month 1.23.17 - Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos 1.18.17 - A Place and Time Part II 1.11.17 - Lycée Français De La Nouvelle Orleans
CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which was initiated to highlight the contemporary photographic work created by NOPA members. The show will include work by as many as fifteen artists, featuring several images by each selected photographer.
Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp evokes New Orleans’s natural environment—surrounded by bayous, lakes and wetlands near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Solidary and Solitary, drawn from the Joyner/Giuffrida collection, tells the history of art by African-American artists from the 1940s to the present moment.
In conjunction with the Tricentennial celebration of New Orleans, Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1782 - 1802 will tell the story of Yucatán-born Josef Xavier Francisco de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802), whose career spanned most of the Spanish administration of New Orleans.
The Whole Drum Will Sound – drawn primarily from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection – celebrates strong female voices in abstract art in the American South.
Nola.com – James Michalopoulos, the artist as epicure, distiller: from the archive
Meetings Today – From voodoo temples to arts venues, NOLA’s spirit shines
PDN – Photo of the Day
New Orleans Art Insider – William Eggleston and The Colourful South
Louisiana Cultural Vistas – Living Color
Babes & Beignets – A Fabulous Summer Night: #MagBall2017
GoNola – New Orleans Girls’ Getaway Guide
Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Southern-made ceramics, mixed-media panels, floral prints can be yours
Arkansa Democrat-Gazette – Photos by Eggleston altered art
Biz New Orleans – Local Museums Get Gold Stars From Blue Star Families
Biz New Orleans – GiveNOLA Day Raises $4.8M+ For 717 Nonprofits, Surpasses Goals
Louisiana Cultural Vistas – A Master of Place
British Journal of Photography – The Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink, Tampa, Florida, 1972-73
Travel Age West – 7 Must-See Museums in New Orleans
Cosmopolitan (France) – City Guide: New Orleans
Culture Type – New Year, New Art: What to Look Forward to in 2017
Burnaway – The To Do List
Draper James – Best Southern Wedding Venues
Garden & Gun – A Photo Exhibit Decades in the Making
The New Orleans Advocate – Steven Forster’s Party Central: ‘O What a Night’ patron party and Women in Art
The New York Times – Righting Wrongs and Generating Attention for Art of the African Diaspora
The New Orleans Advocate – Real Abstract: Simon Gunning’s painting of Southern Louisiana transcend the ordinary
The New Orleans Advocate – Contemporary Vision: Social issues at the forefront of annual Ogden show
Gambit – Review: Top Mob at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Nola.com – Society in stripes at Sippin’ in Seersucker
The New York Times – At 84, an Artist Tries Something New: Displaying His Work
Artform – Lotus Position
Know Louisiana – Deep Cuts
Artforum – Social Network
The Gambit – Review: PhotoNOLA
Lenscratch – The Richard McCabe Mixtape
Sotheby’s – Pamela J Joyner’s Mission to Rewrite Art History