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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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February 2021

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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Drawing 101 Explore the Work of Susan Jamison

/// February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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, while exploring a Southern artist whose work is inspired by nature. Each class will consist of a guided conversation investigating the artists’ style and interpretation of nature, followed by an instructional drawing exercise. In this session, we'll explore the work of Susan Jamison who…

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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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Virtual Artist Workshop with Martin Payton

/// March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a series of three sculpture workshops exploring BUILT: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection, an exhibition of sculpture from the permanent collection. Each workshop will include an in-depth discussion with an artist featured in the exhibition, followed by an art-making workshop led by the artist. In this first workshop, participants will explore the work of Martin Payton and construct a sculpture by assembling geometric and organic shapes. Learn to use improvisation with shape and space to build a…

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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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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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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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