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October 2021

O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the first Friday of every month, college students can explore the world’s largest collection of Southern art free of charge. The discount is redeemable on-site. Just present your college ID at the Museum’s visitor services desk to See the South! Masks and social distancing required.

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/// October 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! The festive day will include a Passport to the South Scavenger Hunt, take-home Art Activity Bag with supplies, family-friendly entertainment by DJ Heelturn and more! Passport to the South Scavenger Hunt  Before you explore the Museum, stop by the passport station to pick up your “Passport to the South.” Take a tour through the South and find artists from different Southern…

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2021 Louisiana Contemporary Panel Discussion Featuring Juror Hallie Ringle & Award-Winning Artists

/// October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida, this panel discussion's date has been changed to Sunday, October 3 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Sunday, October 3 at 2 p.m. Patrick F. Taylor Library Pre-registration required. Limited space available. Join us on Sunday, October 3 for a panel discussion with Hallie Ringle, 2021 juror of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, along with the 2021 award winners. The panel will be moderated by William Pittman Andrews, Executive Director of Ogden…

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Adult Art Class – Session I Observe, practice and refine your art skills!

/// October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 1  – 4 p.m. Observe, practice and refine your art skills this fall at Ogden Museum! Join Museum Educator Mikhayla Harrell for a playful, four-week Adult Art Class inspired by works from artists such as Benny Andrews, Maddie Straton, Bianca Walker and more. You’ll also investigate how a practice of mindful contemplation can help you to become a better observer and artist. Then, get ready to dip into collage, painting, sculpture and non-traditional…

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Craft Happy Hour Indigo Dye Class 101

/// October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the powerful plant of indigo with Lil Bits Cloth's Eliza Wapner! Students will create an indigo dyed bandana by learning how to make a 1-2-3- indigo vat and how to properly use and care for it. Students will also learn about different surface design techniques such as itajime and shibori tying and clamping and other forms of resist dyeing. $25 members / $30 non-members Questions? Contact store@ogdenmuseum.org. About Eliza Wapner Eliza Wapner creates naturally dyed goods under the name…

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Ogden Museum Meditation

/// October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Explore how to use art as a tool for relaxation, stress-reduction and mindful contemplation. Join Mikhayla Harrell, Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor, on the first and third Thursdays starting this fall from 12:30 to 1:30 for a LIVE, in-person meditation inspired by a work of Southern art in Ogden Museum. Different styles of meditation will be explored throughout the year, including mindfulness, walking meditation and Vipassana techniques. In Buddhist traditions, learning and practice is always free, but the practice…

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After School Art Club – Session I For Grades 2-5

/// October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In-Person Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28 4 – 5:30 p.m. For students in grades 2-5 Awaken your child’s imagination, creativity and impetus to make art with Ogden Museum After School Art Club! Each week, Museum Educator Mikhayla Harrell will explore the Museum’s galleries, guiding kids through deep art observation, critical thinking and mindfulness practices. Young artists will then use new painting, collage and construction techniques to shape ideas into playful and skillful works of art! $180 members / $195…

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Mask Making Workshop Learn About the History of Mask Making & Create Your Mask

/// October 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Masks and mask making have taken on a whole new meaning in the past year and a half. How can you integrate safety with something absolutely fabulous? Join us at Ogden Museum for a wild, strange and playful, craft filled morning. Explore and discuss the history of masks throughout world cultures and time. Observe and discuss current artworks and then head down to the circle gallery to create, beguile and have fiendish fun with Museum Educator, Mikhayla Harrell, to create a…

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Docent-Led Drop-In Tour Every Second Thursday at the Ogden Museum!

/// October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Docent-led tour every second Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Meet at the admissions desk for a guided tour of Ogden Museum, home to the largest and most comprehensive collection of art from the Southern region of the United States. Louisiana residents enjoy free admission on Thursdays, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Image: Benny Andrews, Grandmother’s Dinner, 1992, Oil and collage, Gift of the Benny Andrews Foundation

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