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April 2018

Opening Reception of Artist Spotlight: Paula Kovarik

/// April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In conjunction with the Museum’s live music series, Ogden After Hours. The Center for Southern Craft & Design at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is presenting its quarterly Artist Spotlight exhibition featuring work by Paula Kovarik, a fabric artist based in Memphis, Tennessee. A degree in graphic design informs her approach to her textural and multi-layered art, which she makes with thread and fabric. She says, "Stitching is an extension of my thoughts through my hands. It’s about the edges as defined by…

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June 2018

Doris Ulmann Opening Reception During Ogden After Hours

/// June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Ogden Museum's latest photography exhibition Doris Ulmann: From the Highlands to the Lowlands during Ogden After Hours. Pick up a specialty cocktail at the "O" bar, listen to live music and explore the exhibition. Free for members, $13.50 general admission. Image Credit: Doris Ulmann, Boys with Squash, 1928, Platinum-Palladium Print, Collection of Roger Ogden

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July 2018

Opening Reception of Artist Spotlight: Mimi Logothetis

/// July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In conjunction with the Museum's live music series, Ogden After Hours. The Center for Southern Craft & Design presents the porcelain work of Mimi Logothetis who lives and works in Cedar Grove, NC.  She prefers porcelain for its purity, starkness, density, strength and translucency and she uses a proprietary printing technique to apply graphics to the surface to tell stories or wry jokes. Her work focuses on environmental issues, man vs. nature and human interpersonal issues, man vs. man.  Sculpturally, Mimi uses…

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August 2018

Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation Opening Reception on Hancock Whitney White Linen Night

/// August 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Every August the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in connection with Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, hosts its opening reception for its annual exhibition Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artist’s work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising,…

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HBCU Art Showcase Opening Reception on Hancock Whitney White Linen Night

/// August 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us at the Ogden Museum on Hancock Whitney White Linen Night as we celebrate the opening of the HBCU Art Showcase on view from July 5 through early fall. In collaboration with the New Orleans Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, the Ogden Museum is pleased to present a curated show of works from students attending Dillard University and Xavier University of Louisiana, two of Louisiana's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Admission to the Museum will be free on…

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September 2018

Art of the Cup 2018 Opening Reception During Ogden After Hours

/// September 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Center for Southern Craft & Design presents its 11th annual invitational exhibition, Art of the Cup. Prominently installed among the main galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the exhibition features cups and teapots by world-class Southern ceramicists, which are also available for purchase. Join us for the opening of Art of the Cup 2018 during Ogden After Hours, featuring Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes!

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October 2018

Newton Howard and New Southern Photography Opening Reception

/// October 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Ogden Museum’s latest exhibitions Newton Howard: Painter of the Sportsman’s Paradise and New Southern Photography.

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November 2018

BIG Exhibition Opening

/// November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Ogden Museum's latest exhibition, BIG, during the Museum's weekly concert series, Ogden After Hours, featuring Michaela Harrison. Drawn from the Ogden Museum Permanent Collection, BIG is an exhibition highlighting the Museum’s largest holdings. Assembled together for the first time, this exhibition will showcase works that are typically hidden from public view due to their complicated size, and will celebrate artists’ endeavors on a grand scale. Artists included are Willie Birch, Nicole Charbonnet, Michael Roque…

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December 2018

CURRENTS 2018: Opening Reception and PhotoWALK

/// December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which was initiated to highlight the contemporary photographic work created by New Orleans Photo Alliance Members. Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring a juror's talk by Anjuli Lebowitz, an exhibition research associate in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Following the reception, the PhotoWALK, featuring work by 72 photographers from throughout the U.S., takes place in the Patrick F. Taylor Library from 7…

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