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June 2017

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// June 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into their child’s playtime that support their cognitive, physical, and social development. Research shows, and parents confirm, that multi-sensory approaches to learning help young children create deeper, more meaningful connections with the world around them. Baby Artsplay!™ will engage children and their caregivers in joyful and easy to replicate multisensory experiences that help children reach developmental milestones, while immersed…

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Andrew Duhon at Ogden After Hours

/// June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It has been nearly 3 years since New Orleans songwriter, Andrew Duhon has released an album. His latest, ‘The Moorings’ was nominated for a Grammy for ‘Best Engineered Album’ in 2014. Though Duhon’s immediate deflection is that he did not engineer the album, its an impressive accolade for an independent release, the only independently released album to be nominated in 2014. The story, however, is not the engineering of his past record. It is the stories told in his song.…

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July 2017

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// July 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into their child’s playtime that support their cognitive, physical, and social development. Research shows, and parents confirm, that multi-sensory approaches to learning help young children create deeper, more meaningful connections with the world around them. Baby Artsplay!™ will engage children and their caregivers in joyful and easy to replicate multisensory experiences that help children reach developmental milestones, while immersed…

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Seva Venet at Ogden After Hours

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

Seva Venet’s latest project “Misieu Bainjo: a Celebration of the Banjo in New Orleans” features the compositions of many New Orleans banjo legends including Danny Barker, Narvin Kimball, and Creole George Guesnon.  Venet builds upon his experience in working with many contemporary traditional jazz legends including Tuba Fats, Treme Brass Band Lionel Ferbos, Lars Edegran, Dr. Michael White Greg Stafford and Shannon Powell all of whom Venet has performed with extensively. In addition to the New Orleans banjo celebration Venet…

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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, 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, $13.50 general admission.

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Craft Happy Hour The Mighty Single Page Book: The Zine Throw Down

/// July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jessica Peterson from Southern Letterpress will guide you through the creation of a single page book structure; a book made from a single sheet of office paper, perfect for zines. You’ll be inspired by creative prompts to fill the structure with your own content (we’ll have rubber stamps, markers and collage materials for you to use), and we’ll discuss how to publish your zine using a photocopier or desktop printer. $25 nonmembers $20 members Fee includes all materials, beer and…

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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

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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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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