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March 2021

Hey Y’all Art Talk Ogden Museum Highlights

/// March 4 @ 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…

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Drawing 101 Learn to draw from nature

/// March 18 @ 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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BUILD ON Virtual Adult Art Class A deep exploration of three dimensional sculptural approaches

/// March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mondays, March 22 - May 3, 2021 (6 sessions). No class on April 5 1 – 3 p.m. (presented on Zoom) $225 members/$285 non-members This six-week session will draw inspiration from Ogden Museum’s exhibitions, Built: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection and Preservative Force: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection. Artists investigated will include Mel Chin, William Dunlap, Lin Emery, George Dureau and Robert Tannen. Museum Educator Mikhayla Harrell will be live on Zoom to guide you through deep art observation, critical thinking, art…

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Ogden Museum After School Art Club Building Ideas Through Art

/// March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesdays, March 23 - May 4, 2021 (6 sessions) No class on April 6 4 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. (presented on Zoom) Grades 2-5 $240 members/$300 non-members  Awaken your child’s imagination, creativity and impetus to BUILD in our Ogden Museum After School Art Club! This session is dedicated to looking at and making artwork inspired by three-dimensional sculptural forms from the exhibition, Built: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection, and two-dimensional works from Preservative Force: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection. Students…

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Free Family Day Wonders of the Wetlands

/// March 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us virtually and in-person on Saturday, March 27 to celebrate our current exhibition, The Guardian of the Wetlands: Works by John Taylor, presented in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation. In addition to exploring the work of John Taylor, we'll also examine work by other artists who are passionate about the environment. Visit the Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to enjoy free admission and participate in a Scavenger Hunt with prizes! ONLINE PROGRAMMING Plus participate in online programming! Online…

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April 2021

Hey Y’all Art Talk Photography and the South

/// April 1 @ 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…

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YALA Baby Artsplay! at Home Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// April 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Young Audiences of Louisiana's series, Baby Artsplay!TM Presented by The Helis Foundation, engages families with toddlers through 30 minute interactive online sessions. In collaboration with Ogden Museum, the upcoming sessions will feature works of Southern art. This series focuses on sensory play, language development, learning about body part, movement and more! April 15 - Workshop #1 - My Five Senses (Sensory Play) Develop your child’s awareness of the five senses through play. Featured artwork: Alan Gerson's Encounter III Nest April 22 - Workshop…

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Drawing 101 Learn to draw from Nature!

/// April 15 @ 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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Opening of “Coming of Age” A Teen Intern Exhibition

/// April 19

Ogden Museum of Southern Art presents the Teen Intern exhibition, Coming of Age, the culminating art show for Ogden Museum's 2021 Teen Intern season. The young, aspiring artists have been working together and with visiting artists through transdisciplinary conversations and workshops to cultivate their knowledge and artistic skill set.   The exhibition is curated by the Ogden Museum Teen Interns and includes their work as well as a selection of works or collaborations with their contemporaries. The show runs April 19 through…

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