Bonnie Maygarden is a contemporary artist born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Currently, Bonnie is working at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art as a Curatorial Fellow. She attended Pratt Institute, where she received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in 2010, and returned to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where she received a Master of… Read More about Meet the Artist: Bonnie Maygarden Curatorial Fellow, Illusionist and Louisiana Contemporary Artist
The Ogden Museum is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year! You can join us in celebrating with a day of kid and adult art activities, yoga, scavenger hunts, music, food and more on Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! This event is free and fun for the whole family. We can’t wait to… Read More about 15 Reasons to Visit the Ogden Museum Louisiana Art, Ogden After Hours, Kid Friendly Events and More!
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Teen Docent Program started in 2008 with four teens. Now, this leadership development and arts enrichment program accepts eight to ten Teen Docents to help with our summer camps, give docent-led tours and bring the Museum to those who can’t come to us! Below we have the Teen Docents… Read More about Teen Docents Help Visitors “See the South!” See What the Teens Have Been Up to this Summer
Now on view in the stairwell leading to the fifth floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern art is Jack Niven’s Universal Mule, a piece from the Museum’s Permanent Collection. The Universal Mule was part of Niven’s 2008 project, American Beauty-South, and was situated on the side of the local London Lodge Motel on Airline… Read More about On View Now Jack Niven's "Universal Mule"
While Clementine Hunter did not venture too far outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana during her life, she is known today as one of the most famous female artists to come from Louisiana and as one of the most important self-taught artists. Hunter was born in December 1886 on Hidden Hill Plantation near Cloutierville, Louisiana. She eventually… Read More about Getting to Know the Artist: Clementine Hunter A look at the life of one of Louisiana’s Self-Taught Artists
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Teen Docents are heading to public libraries in New Orleans with their Teen Docent Puppet Theater, bringing art to life for young audiences. Join us at one of their upcoming tour stops! July 12 @ 10:30 a.m. – Children Resource Center July 16 @ 10:30 a.m. – Milton H. Latter… Read More about The Teen Docent Puppet Theater Goes on Tour! See the Shows at a Local Library Near You