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July 2021

Art & AC Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Sundays!

/// July 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Art & AC is back! Thanks to The Helis Foundation, Louisiana residents can stay cool and enjoy FREE admission every Sunday in July at Ogden Museum of Southern Art! ⁣ ⁣ Thursdays are always free for Louisiana residents, but during the month of July, you can enjoy additional free days on July 4, 11, 18 and 25! Come See the South!

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Adult Summer Camp For adults of all levels seeking a new or refined creative edge

/// July 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This in-person, five-day adult program (July 26 - July 30) provides opportunities to deepen artistic skills and explore new areas of expression. During the session, Museum Educator Mikhayla Harrell will guide participants through deep art observation, followed by art making inspired by works on view in the Museum’s galleries. Students will  draw inspiration from Built: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection and Preservative Force: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection. Artists investigated will include Douglas Bourgeois, Lin Emery, Robert Tannen, William Dunlap, Mel Chin and…

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Curated Conversation with Roland L. Freeman Discussing his solo exhibition, Roland L. Freeman - Portfolio

/// July 29 @ 2:00 pm

On Thursday, July 29 at 2 p.m., visit the O Blog to watch and listen to a special Curated Conversation with photographer Roland L. Freeman and Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at Ogden Museum. The two will be discussing Freeman's exhibition, Roland L. Freeman - Portfolio. Roland L. Freeman, Community Elders, Mississippi, July 1975, Gelatin Silver Print, Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art About Roland L. Freeman Roland L. Freeman was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1936. A self-taught photographer, Freeman began…

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Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle Cocktail Reception Hosted by Ogden Museum Trustee, Michael Wilkinson

/// July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Thursday, July 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle will gather for a cocktail reception at the home of collector and Ogden Museum Trustee, Michael Wilkinson. Enjoy cocktails and small bites while learning about Wilkinson's unique collection in his new home designed by Lee Ledbetter in 2002 for art collector Dr. Russel Albright. Not a Richardson Society or Kohlmeyer Circle Member? Now is the time to join! Kohlmeyer Circle memberships are 25% off from July…

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August 2021

Craft Happy Hour Block Printing with Katie Schmidt of Passion Lilie

/// August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Passion Lilie's Katie Schmidt in person on Wednesday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. to create your own hand block printed tote bag. Hand block printing is a centuries old Indian art form that utilizes a hand carved teak wood block that is dipped in dye and stamped by hand. Pick your design and colors to create a unique treasure for yourself or to gift to a friend! $25 members/$30 non-members Everyone 2 and older must wear a mask while…

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HEY Y’ALL ART TALK Photography and the South

/// August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Hey y’all! Please join us for a deep dive exploring the richness and diversity of Southern art and artists. You’re welcome to join in participatory discussions about the art, or sit back, look and listen. The choice is yours! Every First Thursday at noon, Museum Educator Sara Echaniz will facilitate an in-depth conversation about art and artists from Ogden Museum’s permanent collection and current exhibitions. Free, but pre-registration is required and space is limited. We limit attendance for Hey Y’all as this…

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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// August 6 @ 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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Tour of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation With 2021 Juror, Hallie Ringle

/// August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us Saturday, August 7 at 2 p.m. for a free guided tour of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, led by this year’s juror Hallie Ringle, Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Artists from this year’s exhibition will also be present to contribute to the dialogue and offer further insight into their work. Please redeem free admission for this tour on site. Arrive between 1:30 and 2:15 to participate. Questions? Contact exhibitions@ogdenmuseum.org // Photo of…

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Louisiana Contemporary Opening Celebration on White Linen Night

/// August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a free public opening reception for Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, on August 7 from 5 to 9 p.m., in connection with Fidelity Bank White Linen Night, an annual community arts event in the Arts District of New Orleans. Admission is free and ticket reservations are required.  Everyone 2 and older must wear a mask while visiting the Museum, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Your mask should be worn at all times…

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