Each year, the Ogden Museum feels fortunate to be able to participate in GiveNOLA Day, a 24-hour event created by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofits that make our community thrive. Contributions to the Ogden Museum support a wide variety of programming, including dynamic exhibitions, educational… Read More about GiveNOLA Day 2018 Thank you for Supporting the South!
A chair of this year’s Magnolia Ball, celebrating the Ogden Museum’s exhibition, The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, Chad Graci invited us into his 1916 New Orleans home and gave a tour of his personal art collection, which he has been growing since his early 20s. “Collecting art can start at a young… Read More about Peek Into the Home of Chad Graci Magnolia Ball Chair and Young Art Collector
Sherry Owens For Earth Day, we’re examining Mother Nature Throwing Up Her Hands, a nature-inspired piece by Sherry Owens that is on view at the Ogden Museum in The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction. Owens constructs nest-like objects using twigs and branches to create dense, chaotic forms and open drawings in space. She… Read More about Art Inspired by Nature Examining Art by Sherry Owens and Students on Earth Day
For seven years, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been celebrating Louisiana artists and contemporary art practices with the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. In 2017, approximately 15,900 attended the exhibition, which featured 110 works of art by 84 artists from 16 cities. We are excited, once again, to invite artists to… Read More about Calling All Artists! Submit Your Work to Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation
Sam Gilliam’s Drape Work, a piece in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection, is traveling to the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio to be included in their Inherent Structure exhibition (May 19 – Aug. 12). This draped canvas is a stunning example of Gilliam’s innovative use of paint in… Read More about The South on the Road "Drape Work" by Sam Gilliam Travels to the Wexner Center for the Arts