We’re excited to announce that we’ll be rolling out Ogden After Hours Live at Home in the coming weeks! In the meantime, did you know there are some fantastic Southern films available to you through various streaming platforms? Southern art and Southern film go hand in hand in exhibiting the very essence of Southern culture and… Read More about 5 Southern Films You Can Watch At Home
Get a glimpse into the personal art collection of Ogden Museum Director of Marketing & Experience, Melissa Kenyon! This is the fourth post in a fun Saturday series looking at the art collections belonging to Ogden Museum staff. Since joining the Ogden team, I’ve been fortunate to meet many incredibly kind and talented Southern artists…. Read More about Museum Staff Collections: Melissa Kenyon, Director of Marketing & Experience Sharing the Work of Bonnie Maygarden and Christa Blackwood
Español abajo Inspired by Melvin Edwards’ metal work, build an aluminum assemblage. Melvin Edwards is known for his dense, metal assemblages that honor the connection between African and African American art. Edward’s great-great-great grandfather was a West African blacksmith and the African continent has, in his words, “always been there for me in one way… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: 3D Assemblage Inspired by Melvin Edwards
Select CC for closed captioning. Experience the art of the American South with the O from home! Every other Thursday at 2 p.m., visit the O Blog for a pre-recorded “Ogden Kids Art Break” inspired by a work of Southern art. Use everyday household items to create your own masterpiece! This online video series is… Read More about Ogden Kids Art Break Inspired by Artist Benny Andrews
Select CC for closed captioning. Ogden Museum Curator of Photography, Richard McCabe, explores three photographs in the exhibition, Revelations: Recent Photography Acquisitions, that speak to our “new normal” through the concepts of isolation and the reevaluation of one’s life and work as seen through the prism of time. Revelations features a selection of photographs made from… Read More about “Revelations” Gallery Talk with Richard McCabe "The New Normal"
Español abajo Students will create an abstracted self-portrait using symmetry and inspirations from nature that reflects decorative patterns as well as an understanding of value changes in color. This is a great exercise to teach students about the use of their left and right brain hemispheres. Creating the image in one side of the paper… Read More about Ogden Museum Online Lessons For the Classroom: Untitled | Minnie Evans