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June 2017

Opening Reception The Colourful South and Troubled Waters

/// June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the two latest photography exhibitions The Colourful South: William Christenberry, Birney Imes, William Greiner, William Ferris and Alec Soth and William Eggleston: Troubled Waters (from the collection of William Greiner) during Ogden After Hours. Come explore the photographs of these six pioneers in color photography and the influence they had on the world of photography. image credit: William Greiner, Jet Over Blue and Black House, Kenner, LA, 1994, Chromogenic print,  Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art  

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July 2017

Closing Reception Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos

/// July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this special Ogden After Hours as we mark the close of the exhibition, Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos. Presenting sponsors: Henry and Pat Shane. Enjoy Opera on Tap, a rum tasting from Old New Orleans Rum, Ya-Ka-Mein by Ms. Linda and a gallery tour + talk by the Ogden Museum's Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall as we say goodbye to this incredible retrospective of one of New Orleans' favorite artists. Free for members,…

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August 2017

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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A Photographic Eye Opening Reception

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

Stop by the first-floor circle gallery during Whitney White Linen Night to see what the Ogden Museum's Photography Campers created this summer. Working with photographer and educator Aubrey Edwards, campers from the Ogden Museum 2017 Photography Camp spent their first week of camp learning basic elements of photography including composition, exposure, storytelling, and functions of their camera. During the second week, students focused on more advanced areas of photography such as photojournalism, portraiture, architectural and still life. Campers also explored technical and…

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

/// August 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join the Ogden Museum for our Solar Eclipse viewing party! Stop by the museum on August 21st from 11:30am to 1:30pm to witness the Solar Eclipse from our rooftop terrace. We'll have waters and soft drinks, a  Cold Brew Bar from Solo Espresso and La Cocinita food truck will be out in front of the museum selling delicious bites! So come on by during your lunch break and witness this once in a lifetime event from the roof of the…

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September 2017

Museum Day Live!

/// September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Museum Day Live! Ticket provides free admission for two people on September 23, 2017 by visiting their website: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-2017/. Ticket link will be live beginning August 25, 2017. Where will your curiosity lead you on Museum Day Live!? Let us know by tagging @MuseumDay and using the hastags #BoundlessCuriosity…

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October 2017

10 for 10 with Mignon Faget

/// October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by Mignon Faget at The Shops at Canal Place for a night of shopping to benefit the Ogden Museum! All merchandise will be 10% off, and 10% of sales during the event will be donated to the Ogden Museum to benefit its O What a Night! Gala. Plus enjoy complimentary champagne while you shop!

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Opening Reception for Solidary & Solitary during Ogden After Hours

/// October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a very special Ogden After Hours as we celebrate the Ogden Museum's latest exhibition Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection.  This exhibition drawn from the Joyner/Giuffrida collection, tells the history of art by African-American artists from the 1940s to the present moment and is guest curated by Christopher Bedford, Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, The Baltimore Museum of Art and Katy Siegel, Senior Programming and Research Curator, The Baltimore Museum of Art. Pick up a specialty cocktail at the "O" bar, listen to live…

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/// October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Each October the Ogden Museum hosts its annual O What A Night! Dubbed “the Met Ball of the South”, O What A Night! is an unparalleled celebration of Southern art, culture and cuisine.

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