Curator Bradley Sumrall answers questions about The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, on view now at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. What inspired you to create The Whole Drum Will Sound? The Whole Drum Will Sound came out of a familiarity with the Ogden’s Permanent Collection. I’ve been working with the… Read More about A Conversation with the Curator of “The Whole Drum Will Sound,” Bradley Sumrall Sumrall Talks About Abstraction, the Collection, Theme and Process
The Ogden Museum is excited to announce the latest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection: Cheryl Medow’s Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer and William Christenberry’s Dream House (Gold). Cheryl Medow, Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer, 2017, Gift of Erin Frankenheimer in Memory of Her Mother, Leslie Frankenheimer Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer showcases Medow’s photographic practices. Medow,… Read More about The Heron and the House Join the Ogden Museum Collection
Kendall Shaw’s Sunship, for John Coltrane, a piece in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection, was installed in the Museum’s atrium by our Curatorial Team this morning. Shaw is a New Orleans artist who gained national and international recognition with the Pattern and Decoration Movement. Combining his interests in mathematical patterns and systems, this… Read More about Shaw’s Sunship A New Focal Point in the Museum's Atrium
This past Saturday, the Kohlmeyer Circle had the pleasure of taking a day trip to Mississippi. The 15 of us climbed aboard the bus in front of the Ogden Museum, promptly poured mimosas and hit the road. Our first stop was South of the Border in Francisville, Louisiana, a favorite local restaurant situated right before… Read More about Mississippi Bound The Kohlmeyer Circle Visits Woodville Lofts & Studios and The Crosby School House
We had a great time at the Magnolia Ball Kickoff Party last night at Bond Moroch! Thank you to everyone who came out to Celebrate the South! On Saturday, June 9, the Magnolia Ball will celebrate The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction. Make sure you get your tickets for the party… Read More about Celebrating the South at the Magnolia Ball Kickoff Party!
B. Boutte, Elevations, Acrylic on wood, 2018 Until June 3, on view on the first floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is the Lusher Charter School’s Certificate of Artistry Senior Exhibition, featuring works by the class of 2018. Lusher Charter School’s Certificate of Artistry program is an in-depth training in the… Read More about Lusher Senior Show Celebrating Students' Artistic Journeys