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Free Family Day A Celebration of A Summer's Prayer
/// September 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly day at Ogden Museum of Southern Art in celebration of the exhibition A Summer’s Prayer. Enjoy summer-themed activities, including art activities inspired by artwork on view and a Museum scavenger hunt with prizes. The FREE admission day includes family-friendly entertainment, pop-up art vendors, community partner tables, a food truck and more!
- Ogden Museum Teen Interns’ Puppet Show – Meet Teen Interns and enjoy a puppet show performance inspired by select artwork from Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection.
- Homer Plessy Community School Orchestra
- DJ SiR ReAL
Pop-Up Art Vendors
- Shop for local art from vendors featured in Ogden Museum’s Center for Southern Craft & Design. Vendors onsite will include: Simply Shenelle Candles and Symone Smith.
- Get your face painted with your favorite design by a Face Painter! (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
- Interactive Summertime Memory Wall Inspired by A Summer’s Prayer – Display your favorite summertime memory on the interactive wall!
- Watercolor Painting Inspired by A Summer’s Prayer – Use markers and magic water to paint an image from A Summer’s Prayer!
- Geometric Collage Inspired by 2022 Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation Artist Erik Barthels –
Explore pattern and line in this mix media collage.
- Paper Sculpture Inspired by Benny Andrews – Use mixed media to create a paper flower vase inspired by the unique style of Benny Andrews.
- Masks Inspired by the 9th Annual HBCU Art Showcase – Be inspired by Xavier University students’ ceramic masks and create your own mask!
- Soft Sculpture Puppets Inspired by Ogden Museum’s Teen Interns’ Puppet Show – Make a functional puppet of your favorite character from the Teen Interns’ Puppet Show.
Community Partner Tables
- RicRACK – Use hand stitching and collage to create projects that incorporate recycled materials.
- The Green Project – Play a game and learn about the importance of recycling.
- Electric Girls – Use a robot to draw! Create a drawing by coding a Bee Bot to move in whatever direction you choose!
- Mystic Krewe of Scissors & Glue – Join Mystic Krewe of Scissors & Glue to create a collage of your own or contribute a piece to the real time collaborative collage.
- Urban Conservancy – Urban Conservancy leads and collaborates to strengthen our urban environment and local economy through equitable practice, policies and programs.
- Young Audiences of Louisiana – Visual art making with educator Todd Shaffer! Harness the power of magnets to create a unique work of art.
- Tanjariné Kitchen will be on site selling food for purchase!