2022 Press Releases

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nola.com (Aug. 25): Need plans this weekend? 10 things to do around New Orleans Aug. 26-28

nola.com (Aug. 28): Nell Nolan: Magnolia Ball, La. Cancer Research Center, Old Friends Club

washingtonpost.com (Aug.20): Don’t count out a late-summer visit to New Orleans

nola.com (Aug.19): Need plans this weekend? 10 things to do around New Orleans Aug.19-21

myneworleans.com (Aug. 12): Ms. Linda Green the Ya-Ka-Mein Lady at the Ogden

nolaadore.com (Aug.12): Things We Adore: August 2022

myNewOrleans.com (Aug. 8): Week of August 8: 6 Top Food, Drink and Events to Enjoy Across the City

Fox 8 (Aug. 6): Art & AC

myNewOrleans.com (Aug. 5): Artful Summer Fun at New Orleans Museums and Galleries

Offbeat Magazine (Aug. 4): Museums Across New Orleans Share Reciprocal Free Admission In August

myNewOrleans.com (Aug. 3): The Helis Foundation Announces 2022 Dates for Art & A/C Program

nola.com (Aug. 2): Chill out with Art & A/C for free admission to trio of museums

Nola Weekend (Aug. 2): Louisiana residents can get free admission to three New Orleans museums on Saturdays in August

NewsBreak (Aug. 1): Several New Orleans area museums to offer free admission this month.

WDSU (Aug. 1): New Orleans Museums Offer Free Admission In August

MyNewOrleans.com (Aug. 1): Celebrate White Linen Night at the Ogden Museum

CenLAnow (Aug. 1): Free admission to several New Orleans museums in August

99.9 KTYD (Jul. 31): New Orleans Museums Offer Free Admission In August

Windobi (Jul. 31): White Linen Night, New Orleans’ steamy summer art party, returns on Aug. 6

Nola.com (Jul. 31): White Linen Night brings art show openings and a block party to the Warehouse District on Saturday

Nola.com (Jul. 29): White Linen Night, New Orleans’ steamy summertime art party, returns Aug. 6

OffBeat Magazine (Jul. 28): White Linen Night Returns To Arts District On August 6

Nola.com (Jul. 28): Visit these 20 New Orleans museums with just one membership during Museum Month in August

Nola.com (Jul. 27): Young fashion campers bring their own designs to life with repurposed textiles at the Ogden

Nola Weekend (Jul. 27): New Orleans museums to offer free admission for ‘Museum Month’ this August

Country Roads Magazine (Jul. 27): Leaving Appalachia: The Art of Gregory Saunders

St. Louis Mag (Jul. 26): 5 neighborhoods beyond the French Quarter to visit in New Orleans

NewOrleans.com (Jul. 26): Must-See Museum Exhibits in New Orleans This August

nola.com (Jul. 21): Need plans this weekend? 10 things to do around New Orleans July 22-24

Adore Magazine (Jul. 20): Beat the Heat with These Special Deals

myNewOrleans.com (Jul. 18): On Assignment Week of July 18: 8 Indoor Museum Activities To Help Beat the Heat

myNewOrleans.com (Jul. 14): Fidelity Bank White Linen Night Returns August 6

Biz New Orleans (Jul. 14): White Linen Night Returns Aug. 6 to Julia Street

OffBeat Magazine (Jul. 11): Ogden Museum Plans Contemporary Cuban Music Concert With VicJcom

Culture Type (Jul. 11): Latest News in Black Art: Jadé Fadojutimi Joins Gagosian, Denise Murrell Tapped for New Curatorial Role at The Met, Dindga McCannon Now Repped by Pippy Houldsworth in London & More

nola.com (Jul. 8): Storytelling gets a live cartoon-drawing twist at the New Orleans Library

Fox 8 (Jul. 8): Art for All Free Day program

nola.com (Jul. 6): Mysterious 1837 painting of enslaved teen goes on display at the Ogden

ARTFIX Daily (Jul. 1): Recently Conserved American Portrait Reveals a Once-Erased Enslaved Boy’s Story

myNewOrleans.com (Jul. 1): Four Date Ideas to Get You Out of the Heat

Scalawag (Jun. 29): Out of the Shadows: The Queer Life of Artist Beauford Delaney

myNewOrleans.com (Jun. 29): “Art for All,” Free Admission to New Orleans Museums & Cultural Institutions

nola.com (Jun. 15): Nell Nolan: Junior Achievement Hall of Fame, Dress for Success, Ogden Richardson Society

Fox 8 (Jun. 8): Ogden Museum’s Magnolia Ball with Nathalie Simon and John Isiah Walton for Wednesday, June 8

myNewOrleans.com (Jun. 8): Learning Some Skills

myNewOrleans.com (Jun. 1): Arts Calendar: June

myNewOrleans.com (Jun. 1): O What a Night! Gala benefiting Ogden Museum of Southern Art

myNewOrleans.com (May 31): Bidding for the Magnolia Ball Silent Auction Opens This Week

nola.com (May 20): Orleans libraries kick off a summer of music workshops, zoo visits, puppets, 3-D printing and more

myNewOrleans.com (May 2): On Assignment week of May 2: A grab bag of food, fun, flavor and more

Adore (May 1): 2022 Creative Issue

myNewOrleans.com (May 2): On Assignment week of May 2: A grab bag of food, fun, flavor and more

Adore (May 1): 2022 Creative Issue

myNewOrleans.com (May 1): St Charles Avenue Magazine May 2022 Issue

myNewOrleans.com (Apr. 29): Arts Calendar: May

New Orleans Review (Apr. 29): Strange Things: Dave Greber at the Ogden

nola.com (Apr. 29): Looking for new local music? Library to offer streaming service that shares up-and-coming artists’ work

myNewOrleans.com (Apr. 29): Editor’s Note: Busy Bees

Burnaway (Apr. 28): What a Wonderful World at the Ogden Museum

Travel Pulse (Apr. 28): Plan a Summer Getaway to New Orleans

The New York Times (Apr. 27): Showcasing the Diversity of the South

See Great Art (Apr. 20): Beauford Delaney portraits at Ogden Museum in New Orleans

New Orleans Local (Apr. 18): Kickoff the Summer at Magnolia Ball!

4State (Apr. 17): Less Adornment Can Offer More Meaning

OffBeat Magazine (Apr. 13): Evenings With Enriqué Features Live Music At New Orleans Botanical Garden

myNewOrleans.com (Apr. 6): Well Curated: Museum Gift Giving Guide

Country Roads Magazine (Apr. 1): Be Your Wonderful Self: The Portraits of Beauford Delaney

Lenscratch (Mar. 17): Spell, Time, American, Body: The Work of RaMell Ross Exhibition at the Ogden Museum

myNewOrleans.com (Mar. 14): Free Family Day at the Ogden: Celebrating the Second Time, Second Line Recycling Project

Adore Magazine (Mar. 4): This Memorial Concert Honors the Late Lin Emery

OffBeat Magazine (Mar. 3): Memorial Concert For Sculptor Lin Emery To Be Held At New Orleans Museum Of Art

myNewOrleans.com (Feb. 24): Artist Workshop at the Ogden: Recycled Sculptures with Jackie Inglefield

Biz New Orleans (Feb. 24): Ogden Museum Welcomes 2 Members to Board of Trustees

WWLTV (Feb. 22): Recycling Art Exhibit At The Ogden Museum

Harper’s Magazine (Feb. 21): Monday Gallery

nola.com (Feb. 13): New board members for Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Clear Publicist (Feb. 13): McGlinchey lawyer named to point out board, Livingston Chamber honors prime corporations

AARP (Feb. 10): Explore American History Through the Eyes of Black Artists in New Orleans

nola.com (Feb. 6): Nell Nolan: Rex – Founders Ball; Ogden “O” What a Night!

CBS News (Feb. 5): New Orleans art exhibition tackles issues that affect the city: “Climate change, social justice, these are issues that affect all of us.”

Biz New Orleans (Jan. 18): Ogden Museum Elects New Officers to Board, Establishes Fund

Fox 8 (Jan. 17): MLK Day celebration a the Ogden Museum with Ellen Balkin for Monday, Jan. 17

WWLTV (Jan. 14): Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A list of events in the New Orleans area

nola.com (Jan. 14): Need plans this weekend? Fun things to do Jan. 14-16 in New Orleans

nola.com (Jan. 12): Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed with panel discussions, service, wellness, free museum admission

WRKF (Jan. 11): Louisiana Considered: Ahead of P.5 Gala, a look at the last week of the citywide exhibition

nola.com (Jan. 10): Tank and the Bangas with the LPO, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Junction Trio and more New Orleans events coming up Jan. 11-17

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Presented by Ogden Museum of Southern Art's Learning and Engagement Department, this exhibition features artist Rontherin Ratliff in collaboration with 4th and 5th grade students from ReNEW Dolores T. Aaron Academy.
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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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NOCCA PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE: A 50th Anniversary Exhibition includes works from Ogden Museum’s permanent collection; the private collection of the Museum's founder, Roger Ogden; works purchased by the NOCCA Foundation, NOCCA's nonprofit partner; and pieces by current and past NOCCA faculty.
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Organized by Rivers Institute for Contemporary Art & Thought and presented in partnership with Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Tina Girouard: SIGN-IN is the first comprehensive posthumous retrospective for the Louisiana-born artist, Tina Girouard, and showcases over forty years of the artist’s practice. Known as a collaborator in artist communities in New York, New York, Lafayette, Louisiana and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Girouard’s work tells an expansive story of American art. A vanguard artist in the fields of performance, film, textile, printmaking and community-based practices, Girouard’s animated work explores the different places she called home.
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Southland examines the role photographs have played in the visualization of the natural landscape of the American South. The exhibition explores the many technical and aesthetic methods photographers have employed in approaching the subject of the Southern Landscape. Highlighting the marshlands in Louisiana, the beaches of Florida, the flatlands of the Mississippi Delta and the mountains of North Carolina and Virginia, the exhibition shows the landscape of the American South is as diverse as the people of the region. Southland not only investigates the topographical physical characteristics of the land of the American South, but the metaphysical and emotional role romanticism plays in the understanding of landscape photographs made of and about the American South.
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Remembering Shirley Rabé Masinter

Shirley Rabé Masinter was a hyperrealist painter that maintained an art practice for over 70 years.  Depicting the gritty patina of the inner-city neighborhoods and cemeteries of New Orleans, her carefully constructed compositions find beauty in urban decay. Masinter described her work as being focused “on a city in transition with many controversial and dynamic social forces at play.”
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