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December 2019

Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Carl Joe Williams

/// December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the second in a series of conversations in the galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with members of Level Artist Collective. The conversation on December 10 will feature Carl Joe Williams. This event is free and open to the public.   ABOUT CARL JOE WILLIAMS  Carl Joe Williams is a contemporary African American artist known for his multimedia paintings, sculpture, installations and interdisciplinary works. Williams creates paintings and painted sculpture from found objects. He describes his…

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CURRENTS 2019 Opening Reception & PhotoWALK

/// December 13, 2019 @ 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 - 7 p.m. featuring a juror's talk by Jon Feinstein, a Seattle and New York based photographer, curator, writer, co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation and content director at The Luupe – a new platform for women + nonbinary commercial photographers. Following the reception, the PhotoWALK, a public portfolio review featuring work…

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Artist Workshop: Exploring Book Arts Inspired by Tony Dagradi, 2019 Louisiana Contemporary Artist

/// December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you an open book? What story/stories are you yearning to tell? Delve into the art of the book inspired by the work of Tony Dagradi featured in Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. Led by Museum Educator Mikhayla Anderson, this workshop will guide you through constructing a layered, low-relief book-based sculptural tableau using old books and collage materials. Each session begins with a visual assessment of the artworks and a brief guided meditation. It is our hope that…

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Gallery Talk Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry

/// December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Ogden Museum Curator of Photography, Richard McCabe, for a discussion on the Ogden Museum's current exhibition, Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry. McCabe will walk you through the exhibition galleries, speak about the career of artist William Christenberry and answer questions. This event is free and open to the public. About the Exhibition Perhaps no other artist in the American South engaged more deeply and consistently with the concepts of time, place and memory through their work than William…

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January 2020

Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Rontherin Ratliff

/// January 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the third in a series of conversations in the galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with members of Level Artist Collective. The conversation on January 7 will feature Rontherin Ratliff. This event is free and open to the public.   ABOUT RONTHERIN RATLIFF Rontherin Ratliff was born in New Orleans, where he currently lives and works. He is a self-taught artist whose work explores architecture as analogous to the human conditions. In 2009, Rontherin Ratliff led…

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Place Over Time: Perspectives on the South Through Film Sherman's March

/// January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a film screening of the 1985 documentary "Sherman's March," the third and final event in a film series exploring the South over time. This event will take place at the Contemporary Arts Center, located across the street from the Ogden Museum at 900 Camp Street. "Sherman's March" sets out to follow General William T. Sherman's infamous scorched-earth march through the Confederacy in the latter stages of the Civil War, but ends up finding something else. Time Out…

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Teacher Night at Ogden After Hours

/// January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This free evening for area educators will include a guided tour and art activity, plus lesson plans, resources and ideas to help incorporate works of art into your curriculum. Teacher Night is free, but registration is required.  About the Ogden After Hours Performers Opéra Nouvelle is a concept that was derived from the French spelling of opera (Opéra) plus the word “Nouvelle” from Nouvelle Orleans. The first Opéra Nouvelle concerts were presented in Fall, 2017, in conjunction with the New Orleans Opera productions of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci and…

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Artist Workshop Series Be a Southern Artist!

/// January 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on March 14, 2020 at 10:00am

Join us for a series of creative mornings exploring Ogden Museum exhibitions. Each workshop will incorporate a short meditation practice prior to an in-depth art making experience. All materials provided. For adults 18 and up. $40 member; $45 non-member per workshop Saturday, Jan. 25 – Creating Abstract Expressionist-inspired assemblages inspired by William Christenberry Saturday Feb. 1 – Workshop Taught by Rontherin Ratliff and Ana Hernandez, Level Artist Collective Saturday, Mar. 14 – Figure Drawing in the Round with Mikhayla Anderson  

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Gallery Talk Exploring the Art of William Christenberry

/// January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Bradley Sumrall, Ogden Museum’s Curator of the Collection, Richard McCabe, Ogden Museum’s Curator of Photography, and artist RaMell Ross as they explore Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry and the multifaceted career of this extraordinary artist. Free and open to the public.  Image: William Christenberry, Green Warehouse, 1973, Evercolor print

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