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Free Family Day A Celebration of A Summer's Prayer

/// September 10, 2022 @ 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!

Family-Friendly Entertainment

    • 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.)

Art Activities 

  • 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

  • RicRACKUse hand stitching and collage to create projects that incorporate recycled materials.
  • The Green ProjectPlay a game and learn about the importance of recycling.
  • Electric GirlsUse 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 ConservancyUrban Conservancy leads and collaborates to strengthen our urban environment and local economy through equitable practice, policies and programs.
  • Young Audiences of LouisianaVisual art making with educator Todd Shaffer! Harness the power of magnets to create a unique work of art.

Food Truck



September 10, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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