2023 Press Releases

In the News

Fox 15 (March 13): Spring Exhibitions at Hilliard Art Museum Focus on Women Artists

Martin CID Magazine (Feb.26): Melvin Edwards: Lines for the Poet

INVISION Magazine (Feb.20): Capturing Color through the Joyful Eyes of the Colorblind

Travel2Next (Feb.16): 20 Museums in New Orleans

Nola.com (Feb.15): Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Fox8 Live (Feb. 15): New Orleans Museum Offering Special Eyewear for Colorblind Guests

Biz New Orleans (Feb. 6): Ogden Museum Welcomes New Members to Board of Trustees

My New Orleans, (Jan. 26): Knowing Who We Are Opens, Marks Ogden Museum’s 20th Anniversary

My New Orleans, (Jan. 26): Homeschoolers Invited to Ogden Museum for Monthly Programming

Auburn University, “The Newsroom” (Jan. 20): Hemard to speak at College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment seminar series on Jan. 24

This exhibition illustrates how, with each new development – from early photography, Impressionism, Tonalism, the Arts & Crafts Movement and Symbolism through American Scene Painting, Social Realism and Regionalism – Southern artists responded with a distinct blend of tradition and innovation along with a steadfast awareness of the power of place. Artists include Jacques Amans, Joseph Meeker, Ellsworth Woodward, Lulu King Saxon, Julian Onderdonk, Elizabeth Catlett, George Ohr, Angela Gregory, Richmond Barthé, Bill Traylor, Walker Evans, Benjamin Wigfall, Walter Anderson and many more.
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While Modernism and Abstract Expressionism developed in the first half of the twentieth century, many artists working in the American South incorporated these new ideas into their practice after World War II. This section of the exhibition traces the development of abstraction in Southern Art through examples by leading figures including Fritz Bultman, Dusti Bongé, Sam Gilliam, Ida Kohlmeyer, Robert Reed, Eugene Martin, Minnie Evans, John T. Scott, Kendall Shaw and Dorothy Hood, among others.
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This selection of works from Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s permanent collection considers the many ways artists throughout the region explore concepts of process, material and identity through diverse media and practices. These works illustrate how Southern artists are actively engaging with their region and with the rest of the world through their practice and how Ogden Museum is filling a critical role in confronting the past, embracing the future and bridging the reconciliation of both.
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