Looking for some films to watch this summer? New Orleans Public Library suggests the following films about New Orleans history and culture, all of which you can watch for free through the Library’s Kanopy service! Bury the Hatchet (2014) Bury the Hatchet is a portrait of three Mardi Gras Indian “Big Chiefs.” These New Orleans men… Read More about Films About New Orleans History and Culture Recommendations From the New Orleans Public Library
Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce that Jennie Cannon West has joined the Museum’s Board of Trustees. We are happy to have her support. About Jennie Cannon West Jennie Cannon West, AIA, NCIDQ, LEED AP BD+C is an architect and interior designer in New Orleans, Louisiana. As Founder and Principal of Studio… Read More about Ogden Museum Welcomes New Trustee Jennie Cannon West
Español abajo Create a draft for your mural idea from the previous Movement Monday Activity. Michael Frolich is an artist who decorated the walls of bars with surreal landscapes, in areas where he was a resident. Frolich shows a range of styles inspired by his life and fantasies. Frolich’s paintings are most recognizable filling the… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Community Storytelling through Murals Inspired by Michael Frolich
In this Movement Monday Activity, imagine murals in your community. In every community there is a story to be told. Stories are about making connections. A story can create a connection between the people and their community. The power of community storytelling lies not only in the stories, but in the process of creating those stories. Murals are… Read More about Movement Mondays: Community Storytelling through Murals
Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted its 8th annual Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 12 to celebrate the exhibition, Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord. Guests enjoyed art, live entertainment and a silent auction with over 90 items from Southern artists and regional businesses. Musical guests included DJ Heelturn, DJ Jess,… Read More about Celebrating the 8th Annual Magnolia Ball! Art, Music and Entertainment!
Español abajo Create a geometric drawing inspired by Will Henry Stevens. Will Henry Stevens was born 1881 in Vevay, Indiana and was inspired by this pastoral setting from an early age. His father was the town’s apothecary, and taught Stevens the basics of chemistry, which he would use later in life to create his own… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Geometric Drawing Inspired by Will Henry Stevens