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January 2021

Drawing 101 Learn to draw from nature!

/// January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn to draw from nature. Be inspired by Southern artists, landscapes and the flora and fauna that live in this bioregion! Participants are encouraged to tune in once a month for a new drawing exercise with Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff. Take a stress-free lunch break and join this beginner-level drawing class designed to build your drawing skills. In each class, participants with learn about a Southern artist whose work is inspired by nature. In a guided conversation, participants will explore…

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Art & Zen Contemplation Practice Every Fourth Thursday!

/// January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Kick off the new year with a dedicated monthly contemplation practice with Ogden Museum of Southern Art, every fourth Thursday of the month! On Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12-12:30 p.m., enjoy a “lunch break” mindfulness meditation looking at the work, "Tzitzit (Threads)," by Hannah Altman from the PhotoNOLA CURRENTS 2020 exhibition. Hannah Altman, Tzitzit (Threads), 2019, Archival pigment print, Courtesy of the artist Each session begins with a 5 minute introduction, 5 minute viewing and discussion of an artwork…

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February 2021

Hey Y’all Art Talk Discussing the Art of Benny Andrews

/// February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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…

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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// February 5 @ 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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Leather Carnival Mask Making Workshop Presented Online

/// February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Leather Carnival Mask-Making Workshop Saturday, February 6, 2021 10 a.m. - noon Presented on Zoom $50 members/$55 non-members The parades might not be happening, but we can still have some creative fun this Mardi Gras season! Join artist and educator Mikhayla Harrell to create a one-of-a-kind, leather mask fitted to your face and embellished with meaningful carnival ephemera! Learn about the history of mask wearing in Venice, Brazil and, of course, New Orleans. Create a simple, elegant and durable mask…

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Virtual Tour of “Louisiana Contemporary,” Presented by The Helis Foundation with 2020 Juror, René Morales

/// February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Available Saturday, February 6 at noon is a virtual tour of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. This tour will be led by René Morales, 2020 Juror and Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Check back here for the link! The tour will also be posted to the video library, exhibition page and O Blog.  For the 2020 edition of the annual juried exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, guest juror René Morales,…

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Online Panel Discussing "Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation"

/// February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us online for a live panel discussion about Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Panelists include the following jurors and artists: René Morales, 2020 Juror, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami David Breslin, 2019 Juror, Director of Curatorial Initiatives at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York Wendo Brunoir, The Helis Foundation Art Prize for Best in Show Nic Brierre Aziz, First Place Ann Perich, Third Place This panel will be moderated by…

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Free Admission Day Celebrating "Louisiana Contemporary," Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// February 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In celebration of the 56 Louisiana artists included in the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, admission to Ogden Museum of Southern Art will be FREE on Sunday, February 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is the final day of the exhibition, so make sure to see it before it closes! The free admission day will feature: Music by DJ Heelturn A family-friendly scavenger hunt inspired by Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation! Complete the…

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March 2021

O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// March 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Find out more »
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