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July 2017

Teen Docent Puppet Show at Hubbell Library

/// July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater brings art to life, giving young audiences a window into the world of a work of art. Seven short, interactive performances provide a whimsical introduction to the work of Southern art. Bring your family and join us on July 24th at the Cita Dennis Hubbell Branch Library (725 Pelican Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70114) to experience the teen docent puppet show!

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Teen Docent Puppet Show at Algiers Regional Library

/// July 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater brings art to life, giving young audiences a window into the world of a work of art. Seven short, interactive performances provide a whimsical introduction to the work of Southern art. Bring your family and join us on July 25th at the Algiers Regional Library (3014 Holiday Drive, New Orleans, LA, 70131) to experience the teen docent puppet show!

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Teen Docent Puppet Show at Mid-City Library

/// July 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater brings art to life, giving young audiences a window into the world of a work of art. Seven short, interactive performances provide a whimsical introduction to the work of Southern art. Bring your family and join us on July 26th at the Mid-City Library (4140 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119) to experience the teen docent puppet show!

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Paul Sanchez at Ogden After Hours

/// July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fans may know native New Orleanian Paul Sanchez as a founding member of the rock band Cowboy Mouth, with whom he has 11 albums; for his role in the HBO series Treme where he played himself; or as the creative force behind the musical Nine Lives, a musical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Dan Baum. Nine Lives follows the lives of nine people in New Orleans from 1965 (the year Hurricane Betsy ravaged the city) through 2005 (the year of Hurricane Katrina) and beyond. Paul…

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August 2017

Troy Sawyer at Ogden After Hours

/// August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Troy Sawyer, winner of the Outstanding Millennial award for Music presented by Offbeat Magazine, is an accomplished trumpeter, composer, and educator from New Orleans. Sawyer comes from a line of great musicians and is proud to continue the legacy of his great grandfather Louis D. James, who played with Louis Armstrong and co-wrote songs with the great Buddy Bolden. Sawyer's latest project, Troy Sawyer and the Elementz, is a fusion of funk, latin, and soul and he is currently working on…

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Opening Reception Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Every August the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in connection with Whitney White Linen Night, hosts its opening reception for its annual exhibition Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation. Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides exhibition space for the exposition of living artist’s work, and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art…

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Opening Reception HBCU Art Showcase

/// August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us at the Ogden Museum on Whitney White Linen Night as we celebrate the opening of the HBCU Art Showcase, on view from June 29 – October 8, 2017. In collaboration with the New Orleans Chapter of The LINKS, Inc., the Ogden Museum is pleased to present a curated show of works from students attending Dillard University and Xavier University of Louisiana, two of Louisiana’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Image Credit: Lionell Thomas, Dillard University junior, Self-Portrait, lino-cut collage,…

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The Asylum Chorus at Ogden After Hours

/// August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With eight singers and a full backing band, The Asylum Chorus resonates with audiences in unique ways. Their complex vocal harmonies merge with modern arrangements, to drive the music to higher places. In every performance, The Asylum Chorus showcases their prodigious talents as vocalists, songwriters and instrumentalists, with songs that range from quiet acapella originals to funky, full-throttle burners. The Asylum Chorus mixes the laid back, street-funk, electric church mood of their New Orleans home with their musical talents into…

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Photography Workshop inspired by Troubled Waters and The Colourful South

/// August 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pulling inspiration and reflection from the exhibitions Troubled Waters and The Colourful South, this color photography workshop will teach participants how to make aesthetic choices to create visual themes, convey emotions, and tell stories within their images. The workshop will cover color palettes, composition 101, introduction to semi-manual and manual exposure settings, depth of field, movement, and over/under exposure.  Lecture and hands on. DSLRs or recommended for this course. All levels welcome. Sponsored by the Susan J. Landry Education Fund.…

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New Docent Training

/// August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

Gain in-depth knowledge of the Museum’s collections and special exhibitions, while learning techniques and methods to help visitors “See the South” through the visual arts and in the context of literature, music, food and more. Prospective docents must attend all classes. Email sechaniz@ogdenmuseum.org to register.

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