Design your silliest outfit in this Movement Monday Activity. Fashion is considered a form of self-expression. Style can be expressed with shoes, clothing and accessories. Explore your fashion style. Instructions Step 1: Look in your closet and decide what clothes you want to use for your silly outfit. What type of clothes do you think… Read More about Movement Mondays: Exploring Fashion Styles
Transform an old pair of shoes into a work of art with a bright and color design like George Andrews has done. George Andrews was born in 1911 Plainview, Georgia and died in 1996. George Andrews was a self-taught artist. He was given the nickname, Dot Man because of his unique dot style that he… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Wacky Shoes Inspired by George Andrews
Enjoy this new Curated Conversation with BUILT: Sculptural Art from The Permanent Collection artist, William Monaghan, and Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection. During this talk, the two talk about Monaghan’s work and his studio practices to better understand the large-scale, industrial canvases he creates today. You can view Monaghan’s work, Untitled (1619), in the exhibition BUILT, on view through July… Read More about CURATED CONVERSATION WITH WILLIAM MONAGHAN FEATURED IN "BUILT: SCULPTURAL ART FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION"
Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, recreate sounds found in nature. The ability to hear is one of the five senses of the body. Using our ears, we have the ability to listen to music or communicate with others. Many things in nature use sounds to communicate, such as a birdcall or dog bark…. Read More about Movement Mondays: Exploring the Sounds of Nature
We are thrilled to share that Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been approved for a $35,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Ogden Museum Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program, which provides opportunities for New Orleans area underserved students, ages 13 to 25. The grant will assist us in… Read More about Ogden Museum of Southern Art Receives Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts To Support the Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program
Español abajo Create a sculptural piece that has a special secret surprise within it. Jeffrey Cook was a New Orleans artist from the Central City neighborhood. He was known for his use of recycled and found objects in his sculptural works. Supplies Recycled Boxes, Paper, Tape, Scissors, Pencil, Markers Instructions Step 1: Think about a… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Paper Sculpture Inspired by Jeffrey Cook