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December 2016

Winter Holiday Camp Monday

/// December 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Looking for something fun to do this winter break? Join us for Winter Holiday Camp and explore the museum’s collection, spend time learning new art techniques, and create beautiful holiday gifts for friends and family! New and different projects will be presented each day. Dates: Monday, December 19, Tuesday, December 20,  and Wednesday, December 21 Time: 9 am  – 3 pm Ages: 1st – 5th grades Cost: $45 member per day /$50 non-member per day We're sorry, our Monday camp is full.…

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Winter Holiday Camp Tuesday

/// December 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Looking for something fun to do this winter break? Join us for Winter Holiday Camp and explore the museum’s collection, spend time learning new art techniques, and create beautiful holiday gifts for friends and family! New and different projects will be presented each day. Dates: Monday, December 19, Tuesday, December 20,  and Wednesday, December 21 Time: 9 am  – 3 pm Ages: 1st – 5th grades Cost: $45 member per day /$50 non-member per day We're sorry our Tuesday camp is full.…

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Winter Holiday Camp Wednesday

/// December 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Looking for something fun to do this winter break? Join us for Winter Holiday Camp and explore the museum’s collection, spend time learning new art techniques, and create beautiful holiday gifts for friends and family! New and different projects will be presented each day. Dates: Monday, December 19, Tuesday, December 20,  and Wednesday, December 21 Time: 9 am  – 3 pm Ages: 1st – 5th grades Cost: $45 member per day /$50 non-member per day

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Winter Holiday Photography Camp

/// December 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Winter Holiday Photo Camp  Date: Wednesday , December 21 Time: 9 am  – 3 pm Ages: 5th – 8th grades Cost: $45 member per day /$50 non-member per day During Winter Holiday Photo Camp, students in grades 5th-8th will learn the anatomy and functions of point-and-shoot, cell phone, and SLR cameras. They will become comfortable with basic compositional elements, lighting techniques, and will learn to recreate images from the museum’s permanent collection.  Ultimately, students will produce a five-photo series within…

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January 2017

Southern Art Southern Stories: Matthew’s Dream by Leo Lionni

/// January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Following story time in the Education Gallery, museum educators will guide young visitors (and a caregiver) on a museum exploration, focusing on themes and ideas presented in the book. Afterwards, all are invited to create their own works of art inspired by what was seen and discussed. For students ages 4-7 and a caregiver $30 members/ $35 non-members

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February 2017

Saturday Studio Photography

/// February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In conjunction with the photography exhibition A Place and Time Part II, photographer Aubrey Edwards will lead a workshop examining lighting and exposure. Topics covered include understanding different types of available lighting and light manipulation and modification. Participants will gain theoretical knowledge of exposure and learn how to harness available light to suit their photographic needs. After the workshop, students will also have a working understanding of f-stop, shutter speeds, ISO, and should be comfortable reading and adjusting a light…

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March 2017

Free Family Day: Art and Architecture

/// March 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

From shotguns to Creole cottages to camelbacks and double-gallery Victorians, explore New Orleans’ unique architecture though hands-on art activities inspired by the vibrant street scenes found in Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos, Presenting Sponsors: Henry and Pat Shane, on view at the Ogden Museum March 1 – July 16, 2017. Enjoy kid-friendly performances from the Delores T. Aaron Brass Band and Funny Bones Improv, or participate in a movement & music workshop by Body//Sonic. Frencheeze food truck…

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Southern Art Southern Stories: A Room of Wonders by Sergio Ruzzier

/// March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Following story time in the Education Gallery, museum educators will guide young visitors (and a caregiver) on a museum exploration, focusing on themes and ideas presented in the book. Afterwards, all are invited to create their own works of art inspired by what was seen and discussed. For students ages 4-7 and a caregiver $30 members/ $35 non-members

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