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July 2017

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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Holly Guertin Artist Spotlight Opening Reception

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

Join the Center for Southern Craft and Design at the Ogden Museum as we celebrate the opening of the Artist Spotlight: Holly Guertin, on view from July 6 – August 20, 2017. The reception will take place during our regularly scheduled Ogden After Hours from 6 to 8pm, featuring music by Seva 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, 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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Opera On Tap at Ogden After Hours

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

Join soprano Kathleen Halm Simmons, mezzo-soprano Phyllis Treigle, tenor Travis Richter and collaborative pianist Todd Simmons for an Ogden After Hours Fête. This festive and flirtatious New Orleans Opera Preview Concert, entitled Opéra Nouvelle: from Verismo to Offenbach will feature music from the first two mainstage productions at New Orleans Opera – Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci (October 6 and October 8, 2017) and Orpheus in the Underworld (November 12 and November 14, 2017.) In October 2007 the Big Easy partnered with the Big Apple to make New Orleans…

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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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Teen Docent Puppet Show at Robert E. Smith Library

/// July 20 @ 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 20th at the Robert E. Smith Regional Library (6301 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA, 70124) to experience the teen docent puppet show!

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Renshaw Davies at Ogden After Hours

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

Nominated by Offbeat Magazine for best emerging artist, Renshaw Davies is an indie pop duo based in New Orleans, comprised of John Renshaw (vocals, guitar) and Emily Davies (vocals, keys, percussion). They draw influences from Beach House, Beck, Father John Misty, Fleetwood Mac, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Jeff Lynn, and Bob Dylan. A native New Orleanian, John Renshaw grew up all over the country: Oklahoma, Florida, Virginia, Ohio, and Georgia. Ultimately, he was drawn back to his roots. Meanwhile,…

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Teen Docent Puppet Show at Alvar Library

/// July 21 @ 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 21st at the Alvar Library (913 Alvar Street, New Orleans, LA, 70117) to experience the teen docent puppet show!

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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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