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
Curator of Photography Richard McCabe discusses what sets Doris Ulmann’s work apart and how it resonates with people today. Why did you choose to highlight Doris Ulmann’s work? The work of Doris Ulmann is very important, and reflects part of our mission at the Ogden Museum. It is very interesting that she was from an… Read More about Discussing Doris Ulmann with Curator Richard McCabe Her Work, Style and Representation of Southern People
Have you had the chance to explore Salazar: Portraits of influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 – 1802? In this video, we give you a glimpse into the exhibition and what portraiture looked like during the time of Spanish New Orleans. Josef Fransisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza was a portrait artist in New Orleans… Read More about Catch a Glimpse of Spanish New Orleans At the O
Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 – 1802 is currently on view on the fourth floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. This exhibition examines the work of portrait artist, Josef Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802), whose career spanned the second half of the Spanish administration of New Orleans…. Read More about Posing with Portraits Ogden Museum Visitors Create Their Own Portraits of Influence