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August 2019

Member Appreciation Night During Ogden After Hours

/// August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stop by Ogden After Hours for Member Appreciation Night! Each current member will receive one complimentary drink ticket and enjoy 20% off all purchases in the Museum Store, all while listening to the great music of Paul Sanchez at Ogden After Hours! We'll also have a craft activity for all ages inspired by the work of Mario Petrirena and a docent-led tour of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation at 7 p.m. Not a member yet? Click here to join and…

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September 2019

New Docent Training Help visitors to "See the South"

/// September 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 16, 2019

An Ogden Museum of Southern Art Docent is a volunteer who leads tours, helping visitors to "See the South." Prospective docents should have an interest in art and Southern culture and a desire to interact with adults and children. The training process will cover museum techniques and education strategies for engaging visitors in meaningful explorations of works of art in the collection and in special exhibitions. Prospective Docents should attend all training sessions. Fall Training Dates: September 4, 11, 18, 25…

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Smithsonian Museum Day 2019

/// September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Smithsonian Museum day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum day acts as a springboard to empower and help advance the hopes and ambitions of the public, particularly school-aged children and those in underrepresented communities. This year,…

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An Evening with Lonnie Holley Celebrating the Newest Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition Artists

/// September 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the newest Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition installations with a public reception and concert on Tuesday, September 24 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. This event, hosted by The Helis Foundation and Ogden Museum of Southern Art, will celebrate the installation of five new sculptures along Poydras Corridor by Lynda Benglis, Earl Dismuke, Lonnie Holley, Phil Proctor and Kennedy Yanko. 5 - 6:30 p.m. - Public reception 6:30 - 8 p.m. - Concert with Lonnie Holley,…

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October 2019

Art for Art’s Sake Celebrate Exhibition Openings

/// October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Ogden Museum’s latest exhibitions Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry and Level Artist Collective.  Admission to the Museum will be free during Art for Arts’ Sake from 6 – 9 p.m. /// William Christenberry, Gourd Tree Near Akron, Alabama (detail), 1981, Dye-transfer print, printed 1981, Exhibition print, 16 x 20 inches, The Estate of William Christenberry, Courtesy of Hemphill Fine Arts

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O What a Night!

/// October 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for its annual O What a Night! Gala, an exciting evening celebrating the art and culture of the American South. This elegant black-tie event will be an evening filled with cocktails, cuisine, music and dancing, plus chances to bid on works by great Southern artists in the Gala’s Silent and Live Auctions. Be among the hundreds of art enthusiasts to attend the O What a Night! Gala, a critically important benefit that raises funds to support the Ogden Museum’s mission to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South.

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November 2019

Veterans Day Recognizing Our Veterans

/// November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In honor of Veterans Day, retired and active duty service members receive complimentary admission to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Come See the South at the O! /// Artwork by WWII Veteran Kendall Shaw: Sunship, for John Coltrane (detail), 1982, Acrylic and mirrors on canvas, Gift of the artist

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January 2020

New Docent Training Help Visitors to "See the South"

/// January 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

An Ogden Museum of Southern Art Docent is a volunteer who leads tours, helping visitors to “See the South.” Prospective docents should have an interest in art and Southern culture and a desire to interact with adults and children. The training process will cover museum techniques and education strategies for engaging visitors in meaningful explorations of works of art in the collection and in special exhibitions. Prospective Docents should attend all training sessions. Upcoming Training Dates: January 15, 22, 29 and…

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Museum Selfie Day At the Ogden Museum

/// January 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, Jan. 15 is #MuseumSelfieDay! Share a photo of your visit to the Ogden Museum with us on social media to be entered for a chance to win this poster from our exhibition Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry! To Participate:  Follow Ogden Museum on Instagram @ogdenmuseum Use the hashtags #seetheSouth and #MuseumSelfieDay2020 Geotag "Ogden Museum of Southern Art" Post your selfie at the Ogden Museum (photos of you taken by a friend are also allowed) by 8…

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