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NYLON (Apr. 10): Here Are All The Best Museum And Gallery Openings This Spring
Gambit (Mar. 18): Review:Extraordinary Voices
The Advocate (Mar. 14): Vernacular Voices showcases Self-taught, Outsider, Visionary art at the Ogden
Offbeat Magazine (Mar. 8): Cha Wa, Water Seed, Papa Mali & More to Perform at Ogden After Hours
New Orleans Weddings Magazine (Mar. 1): Amanda + Tyrell: An Ogden Museum Celebration
Fotoblog (Feb. 22): New Southern Photography at the Ogden Museum
Hyde Park Herald (Feb. 25): At the Smart, ‘Solidary & Solitary’ Shows Individuals Progressing Black Art
Gambit (Feb. 11): Gambit Summer Camps 2019: Specialty – Art
Gambit (Feb. 11): Gambit Summer Camps 2019: Specialty – Photography
GoNOLA (Feb. 5): Weekend Picks – King Cake Walk
Offbeat (Feb. 4): Ogden Museum To Host Annual King Cake Walk This Week
St. Charles Avenue Magazine (Feb.): Philanthropic Fun: Artistry Though the Ages
PhotoNOLA (Jan.): PhotoNOLA Review Prize Announcement
The Advocate (Jan. 31): Don’t miss these events in the New Orleans Area (Feb. 1 – 7)
Metrosource (Jan. 31): New Orleans’ French Quarter is a Year-Round Mardi Gras for LGBT Tourists
Haute Living (Jan. 28): Collector Pamela Joyner is Changing the Way the World Sees African Art
Culture Type (Jan. 24): The Year Ahead in African American Art: What to Look Forward to in 2019
Offbeat Magazine (Jan. 24): Dave Jordan & The NIA Want You to Come A Little Closer, Babe (Video)
Architectural Digest (Jan. 22): Pamela Joyner on African-American Art and Its Representation in the History Books
CrossPollenBlog (Jan. 20): New Southern Photography: Images of the Twenty-First Century South
Nola.com (Jan. 17): MLK Weekend in New Orleans: Parades, music, speeches to honor Dr. King
Where Y’At (Jan. 16): Fatter Tuesday: One Twenty-Something-Teacher’s Attempt to Eat the Best King Cake in New Orleans
GoNOLA (Jan. 16): Weekend Picks: Saints vs. Rams NFC Championship Game and More
VancouverScape (Jan. 11): Nola Sleeps at Smart Boutique Hotel Le Méridien New Orleans
Macaroni Kid (Jan. 10): Free Admission – Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Art and Community
Nola.com (Jan. 10): Here’s How to Get Free Admission to the Audubon Zoo and Aquarium in New Orleans
Offbeat (Jan. 9): Ogden Museum To Host Events Focused On Photography Of American South
Vancouver Scape (Jan. 8): What to See and Do in New Orleans
The Bitter Southerner (Jan. 7): A Little Family Photo Studio
Southern Living (Jan. 7): Your Library Card Can Get You So Much More Than Books
Fox 8 (Jan. 7): New Southern Photography at Ogden
The Advocate (Jan. 2): Ready or Not, King Cake is Here! A Look at 4 New Orleans’ Kick-Off Parties to Start Season
The Jazz Fest poster is a longstanding and singular highlight of the annual celebration of music and culture in New Orleans. Launched in 1975 by Bud Brimberg, the poster provides great support for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation and encapsulates the energy and enthusiasm for each year’s Festival.
The Center for Southern Craft and Design presents the multi-media sculptural work of Margarita Cabrera who lives and works in El Paso, Texas. Focusing on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment, Cabrera creates sculptures made out of mediums ranging from steel, copper, wood, ceramics and fabric.
This exhibition draws from the Ogden Museum’s growing collection of Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary art to celebrate the creative spirit and intuitive vision of the American South’s Vernacular artists. Artists represented include Minnie Evans, David Butler, Clementine Hunter, Lonnie Holley, Eddy Mumma and many others!
Courtney Egan is strongly inspired by the profusion of native and non-native flora in New Orleans, where she has lived and worked in since 1991. Her work is known to digitally manipulate the natural world, questioning how our perception of nature is augmented by technology.
Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artists’ work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising international art center.