Welcome to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s online newsroom, where you can access press releases, media coverage and information on current and upcoming exhibitions. For additional information or images, please contact the Communications Department at pr@ogdenmuseum.org or call our Communications Manager at 504.539.9631.

In the News

Gambit (Dec. 10): Photography in Focus at 2018 PhotoNOLA Festival

Gambit (Dec. 10): Review: See the Larger-Than-Life Work in ‘BIG’ Expo at the Ogden

Photo District News (Dec. 5): New Southern Anthem

Biz New Orleans (Nov. 30): Bidding Adieu to NOLA’s Tricentennial 

Afar (Nov. 29): Why You Should Go to New Orleans this Winter

The Baffler (Nov. 27): Ways of Seeing the New South

GoNOLA (Nov. 27): Weekend Picks: Krewe of Jingle Parade, Algiers Bonfire & Concert and More

New York Times Lens (Nov. 21): Capturing the Complexities of the Modern South, in Photographs

Gambit (Nov. 19): Review: Richard McCabe curates sprawling exhibit of Southern photography

Gambit (Nov. 19): Gambit’s Digital Edition: Big Holiday Book

Conde Nast Traveller (Nov. 16): 10 Amazing Things To Do in New Orleans

Black News Portal (Nov. 14): Ogden Museum Let’s Families Take a Trip to the Past Through Photography 

Nola.com (Nov.14): 12 Louisiana Experiences to Give this Holiday Season

Lenscratch (Nov. 14): Carl Martin: An Eponymous Book of Photography 

ArtForum (Nov. 12): Critics’ Picks: “New Southern Photography”

Huck Online (Nov. 12): A Deep Dive into the World of Small-Town Hip Hop

The Advocate (Nov. 10): O What a Night!

Memphis Flyer (Nov. 8): Good Morning, America. How Are You? 

GoNOLA (Nov. 7): Weekend Picks: Boudin, Bourbon & Beer, Oak Street Po-Boy Fest and More 

The Advocate (Nov. 4): Southeast Louisiana People in Business for Nov. 4, 2018

Pelican Bomb: (Oct. 22): Revised Mythologies: “New Southern Photography” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

The Advocate (Oct. 20): Party Central: Rising Sun Reception, Art for Art’s Sake New Southern Photography Exhibit at Ogden

ArtNews (Oct. 11): Christopher Wayner has joined New Orleans’ Ogden Museum of Southern Art as Deputy Director

ArtForum (Oct. 11): Ogden Museum of Southern Art Appoints Christopher Wayner Deputy Director 

The Bitter Southerner (Oct. 10): How the Ogden Museum is Desegregating Southern Photography 

New Orleans City Business (Oct. 10): People this Week: New Hires, Promotions, Awards

Eater New Orleans (Oct. 10): Where to Find New Orleans’ Most Iconic Dishes

The Eye of Photography (Oct.): New Southern Photography

Bitter Southerner (Oct. 8): The Southern Photographers of the New Generation

Southern Living (Oct.): Art Museums Every Southerner Should Visit 

Blouin ArtInfo (Oct. 7): John Chiara’s “Pike Slip to Sugar Hill” at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

Time (Oct. 5): New Voices in Southern Photography and Where to See Them This Fall 

The Advocate (Oct. 2): Go with the Flow at Sprawling Art for Art’s Sake

St. Charles Avenue (Oct. 2): Philanthropic Fun: Strong Southern Women

Lenscratch (Oct. 1): New Southern Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Gambit (Sept. 24): For a Good Cause: Fundraisers and Galas in New Orleans this Fall

Vogue (Sept. 20): Where to Stay, Eat and See Art in New Orleans’ Central Business District

Katc.com (Sept. 20): Museum Day Offers Free Entry at Participating Museums in Acadiana

Nola.com (Sept. 19): Enjoy Free Museum Access on Saturday, Courtesy Smithsonian

Gambit (Sept. 17): Get into these New Orleans Museums for Free with Smithsonian Mag’s Museum Day Pass

Pelican Bomb (Sept. 14): Critics’ Picks: “Louisiana Contemporary” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Travel Pulse (Sept. 10): Beyond the French Quarter: Explore New Orleans Neighborhoods

CNN Travel (Sept. 3): Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans must-dos

Lenscratch (Sept. 1): Lies at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center

ArtNews (Aug. 30): Bloomberg Philanthropies Gives $43 M. to 53 Arts Organizations in Austin and New Orleans

Cosmopolitan France (Aug.): City Guide

Nola.com (Aug.29): The developer who turned philanthropy into an art form

Gambit (Aug. 27): 2018 Best of New Orleans Readers’ Poll: Local Life 



In the News

WDSU (Aug. 21): Free admission to art museums tomorrow

GoNOLA (Aug. 20): Weekend Picks: Mid-Summer Mardi Gras, Ogden Museum’s 15th Anniversary Celebration, and More

Art Daily (Aug.): Solidary & Solitary: The Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection on view at the Snit Museum of Art

Offbeat Magazine (Aug. 17): Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces 15th Anniversary Party

Pelican Bomb (Aug. 15): The Southern Half: Doris Ulmann at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

The Advocate (Aug. 14): Time for a Cool Change

WWLTV (Aug. 14): Free Admission to Local Museums

Nola.com (Aug. 14): Thanks to the Hot Weather, You Can Visit Museums for Free Tuesday

Elephant (Aug. 10): Beyond the Beach: Eight Summer Art Cities

The Advocate (Aug. 9): Too Darn Hot? Museums Offer Cool Deals to Beat the Heat

GoNOLA (Aug. 7): GoNOLA Guide to Fall 2018 Art Exhibitions

USA Love List (Aug. 6): Best Things To Do in New Orleans #NOLAUNLOCKED

Nola.com (Aug. 5): Didn’t I see you at White Linen Night? Wasn’t it a blast?

Nola.com (Aug. 4): Louisiana Contemporary Winners Celebrated at VIP Reception at Ogden Museum

KPEL (Aug. 3): New Orleans Museums Offering Free Admission for ‘Museum Month’ this August

Very Local New Orleans (Aug. 2): National Museum Month Gives Locals 16 Museums for the Price of One

Fox 8 (Aug. 2): Art and AC

Artscape (Aug. 1): Exhibits on both sides of the lake showcase the work and reach of North Shore artists

The Advocate (Aug. 1): Colonial-era Painter Featured in Tricentennial Show at Ogden

St. Charles Magazine (Aug.): Snapshots

Travel Pulse (Aug. 1): What’s New in New Orleans Hospitality Industry this August

Gambit (Jul. 31): Museum Month, with Kinda-Free Admission to New Orleans Museums

Nola.com (Jul. 28): How to take advantage of New Orleans’ Museum Month Deal

Terremoto (Jul. 28): The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction at Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, USA

Elin Spring Photography (Jul. 26): Curator’s Viewpoint: Richard McCabe

Time Magazine (Jul. 26): The American South (New Southern Photography mentioned in print)

Nola.com (Jul. 15): Magnolia Ball Flourishes at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

WGNO (Jul. 12): Talk to the Hand: Teen Docents from the Ogden Museum put on Artistic Puppet Show

The Advocate (Jul. 9): Review: Doris Ulmann’s photographs of hidden America at the Ogden

New Orleans Magazine (Jul. 2): Slay the Summer Slump

El Mundo (Jun. 30): New Orleans, the American City of “Jazz,” Art and Southern Food

Arts and Antiques (Jun. 29): Deeper into the South

Evening Standard (Jun. 29): Things to do in New Orleans

The Review Broads (Jun. 28): 6 Unique Vacations to Take Your Family on in 2018

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (Jun. 19): Spanish New Orleans

Gambit (Jun. 19): A Night at the Museum: Summer Events at New Orleans Museums

Pelican Bomb (Jun. 18): A Narrow Look: “One Place Understood” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art 

The Advocate (Jun. 10): Photos: Magnolia Ball

Where Y’At (Jun. 10): Night at the Museum: Magnolia Ball 2018

The Advocate (Jun. 8): Don’t Miss These Events in the New Orleans Area (June 8 – 14)

Gambit (Jun. 6): The Magnolia Ball at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

ArtsAtl (Jun. 5): Cullum’s Notebook: Barns, Back Roads, Barbecue, Billboards and Buford Highway

St. Charles Avenue Magazine (Jun.): Taking the Kids

St. Charles Avenue Magazine (Jun.): Encore! The Past Social Season In Review

Biz New Orleans (May 31): Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? 

Pelican Bomb (May 30): Thunderous Noise: “The Whole Drum Will Sound” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art 

NOLA.com (May 30): Why Downsize? Designer Makes the Move from Condominium to Home in Style

Far Out Magazine (May 27): The View from Far Out: I Wish I Was in New Orleans


In the News

The Advocate (May 18): Nell Nolan: Delgado roast, Bastion, Son of a Saint, Ogden Richardson Society

Atlanta Photography Group (May 11): Interview: Richard McCabe

Travel Pulse (May 2): Summertime: Where the Living is Easy

NOLA.com (Apr. 26): Don’t Like Jazz Fest? We Have Some Ideas for You

Offbeat Magazine (Apr. 25): New Orleans Club & Concert Picks of the Week: April 26, 2018 – May 2, 2018

Where Y’at (Apr. 25): The Helis Foundation Partners with Blue Bikes and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana for #BlueBikes4Art Contest

Culture Trip (Apr. 19): 20 Must-Visit Attractions in New Orleans

Where (Apr.): Party Like it’s 1718

Gambit (Apr. 16): Review: Jim Blanchard at the Ogden Museum

Hideaway Report (Apr. 11): A Perfect Day in … New Orleans

Culture Type (Apr. 9): The Week in African American Art: Kehinde Wiley Signed with a Hollywood Agent & More

Afar (Apr. 2): 10 Art Exhibitions in the U.S. Worth Traveling for This Spring

Where (Mar.): He Rebuilt This City

Nola.com (Mar. 29): 16 New Orleans Tricentennial Exhibits and Activities Not to Miss 

New Orleans City Business (Mar. 28): People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

The Advocate (Mar. 27): Ogden Show Explores a Range of Abstract Art by Southern Women 

Culture Trip (Mar. 15): 12 Free And Cheap Date Ideas To Try In New Orleans

The Advocate (Mar. 11): Not Sure Which Summer Camp Is The Right Fit? Here’s Help

WGNO (Mar. 8): Yoga: Body Art At The Ogden Museum

Nola.com (Mar. 2): Musician Quintron Tunes In To Toxic Waters With New Artwork

National Geographic (Mar. 1): New Orleans is a City of Stories

The Chronicle (Feb. 28): Nasher celebrates black abstract artists in ‘Solidary & Solitary’

The Advocate (Feb. 25): Party Central: Puppets with Miss Pussycat; Below Sea Level with Michel Varisco

Aesthetica Magazine (Feb. 20): New Orleans Triennial: Sounding Survival

Gambit (Feb. 19): Review: Works By John Akomfrah Odili Donald Odita

Babes & Beignets (Feb.): Your Post Mardi Gras Fitness Plan

Lavender (Feb. 1): Mardi Gras and More

Observer (Feb. 1): 5 Must-See Cultural Attractions in New Orleans – That Aren’t Mardi Gras

Nola.com (Jan. 31): Art from Latin America Takes Over New Orleans 

Where Y’at (Jan. 26): A Sweet Night at the Ogden Museum’s Annual King Cake Walk

Frieze (Jan. 25): Prospect.4

Nola.com (Jan. 24): New Orleans Street Scenes, Junkyards on View at the Ogden

The Advocate (Jan. 24): At These King Cake Competitions, Picking the Best Means Lots of Sampling. Who’s Hungry? 

Nola.com (Jan. 15): See What’s Happening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Studio International (Jan. 14): Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection 

Travel Magazine (Jan. 14): 5 Days in New Orleans, Louisiana

WGNO (Jan. 12): MLK Day Events In and Around New Orleans 

The Inquirer (Jan. 11): In New Orleans, The Art to See and Food to Eat Right Now 

Nola.com (Jan. 11): See What’s Happening in the New Orleans Area on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Bustle (Jan. 11): How 6 Cities Are Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 

My Spilt Milk (Jan. 10): Prospect.4 Brings Yoko Ono to New Orleans 

Where Traveler (Jan. 9): The Biggest NOLA Birthdays in 2018 

Go Nola (Jan. 9): Weekend Picks: The Tempest, King Cake Kickoff, MLK Day and More 

College Art Association (Jan. 9): CWA Picks for December 2017/January 2018 

Offbeat Magazine (Jan. 5): Ogden Museum To Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Free Admission 

Culture Type (Jan. 4): The Year in Black Art 2017 

St. Charles Avenue (Jan. 3): Night at the Museum 

New Orleans Magazine (Jan. 3): Tops of the Town

2017 Press

CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which was initiated to highlight the contemporary photographic work created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members during PhotoNOLA, an annual festival of photography in New Orleans. The show features several images by each selected photographer.
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Drawn from the Ogden Museum Permanent Collection, BIG is an exhibition highlighting the Museum's largest holdings. Assembled together for the first time, this exhibition will showcase works that are typically hidden from public view due to their complicated size, and will celebrate artists' endeavors on a grand scale.
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Newton Howard (1912-1984) was a New Orleans painter known for his serene landscapes of the marshes and bayous of South Louisiana.
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The Ogden Museum is proud to present an exhibition of the works of American Abstract Expressionist artist, Dusti Bongé. This exhibition brings together works from throughout her career to tell the story of one woman’s fierce dedication to a creative life, culminating in a body of work that stands testament to her strong contribution to American Art after World War II.
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