From March 10 to 20, the Ogden Museum Teen Interns presented Veritas: A Fresh Look at Truth, a virtual exhibition of work from the permanent collection, on the @OgdenMuseumTeen Instagram page. Here’s a look at the curated show, which examined the concept of truth. Click on each image to read captions by the Ogden Museum Teen… Read More about Veritas: A Fresh Look at Truth A Teen Intern Exhibition on Instagram!
Español abajo Draw a botanical illustration of your favorite flower in this week’s O-riginal Art Activity inspired by Lucile Parker. Lucile Parker was born in Sumrall, Mississippi and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Alabama. Parker is best known… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Botanical Illustration Inspired by Lucile Parker
In 2020, Ogden Museum of Southern Art acquired its first major video performance piece, Sheldon Scott’s Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down). Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down) is on view at Ogden Museum through August 22, 2021. With Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down), Sheldon… Read More about Curated Conversation with Sheldon Scott Creator of "Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down)"
A work of improvisation is something created without preparation. Improvisation relies upon the hands of the artist improvising, channeling their vision through the slippery medium they manipulate. Jazz musicians are famed for their capacity to improvise, and jazz songs are written to make room for improvisation during performances. Such artistry requires immense skill and command… Read More about Improvisation & Creation The Work of MaPó Kinnord
Español abajo In this Movement Monday, observe and sketch the different types of flora and fauna that are found in Louisiana. Louisiana’s wetlands are one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the United States, home to an array of plants and animals. Louisiana’s wetlands are being lost at an alarming rate due to a number… Read More about Movement Mondays: Field Drawings Inspired by John Taylor and Louisiana Wetlands
Español abajo Use patterns and shapes in your drawing to create an abstract landscape like artist Robert Gordy. Robert Gordy was a Louisiana artist best known for his extraordinary compositional skill and imaginative use of color, shape, and pattern. He was born in Jefferson Island, Louisiana and studied at Hans Hofmann. Gordy is known for… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Abstract Landscape Inspired by Robert Gordy