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November 2017

Support the Ogden Museum on Giving Tuesday!

/// November 28

Support the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Giving Tuesday on Nov. 28 with a 100% tax deductible donation and help us continue to share the South with the world! On this global day of giving Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million of funds raised on Facebook! In 2017, the Ogden Museum engaged over 15,000 people in educational programming, welcomed 85,000 visitors from all 50 states and 49 countries, held 15 exhibitions…

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Director’s Tour Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection, Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

By invitation only for members of the Museum's Director's Circle and Richardson Society. Contact membership@ogdenmuseum.org or 504.539.9616 to join today! Join Ogden Museum Executive Director William Pittman Andrews for an intimate private tour of the exhibition Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Complimentary champagne will be provided. image credit: Chelsea Rousey

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Zachary Richard with David Torkanowsky and Graham Robinson at Ogden After Hours

/// November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Singer-songwriter, poet, cultural activist and environmentalist, Zachary Richard, is best known as a recording artist and performer. With 20 albums on his roster, including several gold and platinum albums, his musical career is international. In 1996, Richard founded Action Cadienne, a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the Acadian culture and French language of Louisiana. In 1997, he was decorated Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres of the Republic of France. That same year, he was initiated into…

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December 2017

Richardson Society Dinner

/// December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

By invitation only for members of the Museum's Richardson Society. Contact membership@development.org or 504.539.9616 to join today!    

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Saturday Studio What is Abstract Art?

/// December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inspired by Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection, Presented by The Helis Foundation, kids will explore the techniques of assemblage and collage with artist Keith Duncan to create their own 2- and 3-D works of abstract art. This program has been made possible by the generous support of the Ella West Freeman Foundation, the Selley Foundation and Entergy. For students in second through fifth grades. $30 member; $35 non-member  

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Artist Workshop with Horton Humble Inspired by Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection, Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Using Norman Lewis’ Afternoon as inspiration, artist Horton Humble will lead participants in several exercises aimed at finding their own abstraction through the intuitive use of color. Ultimately, each participant will craft a final abstract composition of their own design. Born in New Orleans, Horton Humble is a self-taught American painter. In 2007, Humble’s debut show, entitled Debris, presented a series of paintings using wood from the Hurricane Katrina wreckage centered on themes of a lost city and water as…

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Docent-Led Tour

/// December 2 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Docent-led tours are available on the first three Saturdays of the month at 2 p.m. and are free with regular Museum admission.

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Art of Giving

/// December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Art of Giving is an annual holiday shopping event organized by the Center for Southern Craft & Design. Meet your favorite makers, and enjoy music, cocktails, and crafts, while shopping for unique, handmade gifts! Members receive 15% off their purchase as well as complimentary wine. This event is free and open to the public.

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Film Screening: Through the Repellent Fence during Ogden After Hours

/// December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Through the Repellent Fence follows art collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile-long outdoor artwork that straddled the U.S.-Mexico border. Postcommodity consists of three Native American artists who put land art in a tribal context. In 2015 the artists worked with communities on both sides to install a series of 28 huge inflatable spheres emblazoned with an insignia known as the “open eye” that has existed in Indigenous cultures from South America to Canada for thousands of years.…

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