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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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FREE FAMILY DAY + COVID-19 VACCINATION OPPORTUNITY

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

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

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 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,…

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Simon Gunning Studio Tour and Cocktail Party Become a member today!

/// October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Tuesday, October 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle will gather for a private cocktail party and tour at the home and studio of artist Simon Gunning. Enjoy cocktails and small bites while learning about the work of one of New Orleans own renowned painters. Not a Richardson Society or Kohlmeyer Circle Member? Join today to enjoy this exclusive event and other members-only activities throughout the year at Ogden Museum! Must RSVP to development@ogdenmuseum.org to attend. Proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID test required for entry. For…

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Ogden Museum Meditation

/// October 21 @ 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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Curated Conversation with RaMell Ross and Scott Matthews

/// October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida, this curated conversation date has been changed to Saturday, October 23 from 3 to 4 p.m. Join us for an in-person Curated Conversation with RaMell Ross and Scott Matthews on October 23 at 3 p.m. in the Patrick Taylor Library. This event is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is preferred. Curator of Photography, Richard McCabe, hosts exhibiting artist RaMell Ross and scholar Scott Matthews for a dynamic Curated Conversation.…

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