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April 2017

Spencer Bohren at Ogden After Hours

/// April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Born into a gospel-singing family in Wyoming in 1950, Spencer Bohren began singing and playing music as youngster. At 14, inspired by the folk music he heard on the radio, Spencer picked up a guitar and within a few weeks started performing in public. He immediately delved deeply into America’s treasure of blues, country, gospel and folk music, soaking up guitar styles and historical details. In the 1960s and 1970s, Spencer played with rock, country and blues bands throughout the…

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Book Signing at Ogden After Hours

/// April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Talented illustrator, Emma Fick, will be joining us during Ogden After Hours to sign copies of her new book, Snippets of New Orleans. She will also have prints available for sale. Stop by the Museum Store during Ogden After Hours.

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Sippin’ in Seersucker

/// April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Join us on April 21st at our annual Sippin' in Seersucker at The Shops at Canal Place, benefitting the Ogden Museum! Put on your best seersucker and celebrate the start of the summer social season in style. Sippin' in Seersucker is an evening of Southern art, cuisine, cocktails, entertainment, fashion and more. The evening will include live music from Little Freddie King and Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses, deluxe raffles, and shopping specials. The night will conclude with a…

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Tom McDermott & Chloe Feoranzo at Ogden After Hours

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

Tom McDermott is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned a Masters’ Degree in Music, wrote music journalism, and soaked up the sounds of ragtime and traditional jazz that flourished there in the 1960s and 70s. In 1984, spurred by his love of James Booker, Professor Longhair and Dr. John, he moved to New Orleans, a trip enabled by a gig at the World’s Fair. McDermott has since traveled…

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May 2017

Artist Workshop Drawing New Orleans

/// May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

After exploring Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos, artist Jose Torres-Tama will lead a pastel workshop, creating colorful drawings inspired by the distinctive architecture found throughout New Orleans. Sponsored by the Susan J. Landry Education Fund. Image Credit: James Michalopoulos, Into the Wild Blue, 2014, Oil on Canvas, Collection of Michelle Gallagher

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Southern Art Southern Stories: Art from her Heart by Kathy Whitehead

/// May 6 @ 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 of artist Clementine Hunter, focusing on themes and ideas presented in the book Art From Her Heart by Kathy Whitehead. 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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Jess Leigh Jewels Trunk Show at Ogden After Hours

/// May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jess Leigh has the perfect gifts for Mother's Day! Check out her jewelry in the Museum Store during Ogden After Hours.

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Linnzi Zaorski at Ogden After Hours

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

Linnzi Zaorski is an American jazz singer songwriter based in New Orleans. Originally from central Louisiana, she moved to New Orleans in the late 1990s. One evening she stumbled upon a traditional jazz band performing at a dive bar in the French Quarter and began singing with them regularly. Linnzi and this group of musicians eventually coalesced to form The New Orleans Jazz Vipers, and they began performing regularly at the Spotted Cat Music Club and in other venues around…

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Book Club Mississippi Women

/// May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

  Mississippi Women: Their Histories, Their Lives Edited by Martha H. Swain, Elizabeth Anne Payne, and Marjorie Julian Spruill Join Ogden Museum docent and former teacher Maureen O’Dwyer for a lively discussion about Southern art, literature and culture. This club will meet approximately every 6 weeks. Members may arrive at 5:30 p.m. Discussion will begin at 6 p.m. and last approximately one hour. This club is FREE for Ogden Museum members, however please email Ellen Balkin, Education Manager, at ebalkin@ogdenmuseum.org to attend.

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June 2017

Magnolia Ball

/// June 10 @ 8:00 pm - June 11 @ 12:00 am

Join us on June 10th for Magnolia Ball, the New Orleans' event of the summer! Enjoy some of the best bites New Orleans' chefs have to offer, sip on hand-crafted Southern cocktails, add to your collection with pieces from our silent auction featuring established and up-and-coming Southern artists, and dance the night away in true New Orleans style. This year's Magnolia Ball will celebrate the Ogden Museum's photography exhibitions, The Colourful South: William Christenberry, Birney Imes, William Greiner, William Ferris and Alec Soth and…

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