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July 2020

Hey Y’all, Art Talk! Discussing Southern Art and Artists

/// July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Hey y'all! Please join us for a series of engaging conversations about Southern art and artists! On four Thursday afternoons this summer, Museum Educator, Sara Echaniz, will lead an in-depth participatory discussion about an artwork from Ogden Museum's permanent collection and provide background information about the artist and artwork. This week, we're looking outside at this panoramic landscape, View from the Prairie, by Elemore Morgan Jr. Elemore Morgan, Jr., View from the Prairie, 1988, Acrylic on masonite, Gift of the…

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Art Camp for Adults Online 5-Day Program

/// July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2020 at 1:00pm

Flex your creative and artistic muscles from the safety of your own home. This five-day adult program will provide an opportunity to develop your artistic skills and explore new areas of expression. Take a deep dive into works of art currently on exhibition in the Museum during daily live video interactions. Each lesson will incorporate conversation, skill building exercises, artistic exploration projects and a mindfulness practice. Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31, 1 - 4 p.m. $125 members/ $150 non-members.…

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August 2020

Curated Conversation with Entwined Artist, Susan Plum

/// August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Visit the O Blog Thursday at noon to watch a Curated Conversation with Entwined artist, Susan Plum, and Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall.  About Susan Plum Susan Plum is a multidisciplinary artist currently living and working in Houston, Texas – the city of her birth. Born in 1944, Plum was raised in Mexico City. Painting was the primary medium of her early practice, and she was heavily influenced by Magical Realism and Surrealism in Mexican Art. Plum attended the…

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Hey Y’all, Art Talk! Discussing Southern Art and Artists

/// August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Hey y'all! Please join us for a series of engaging conversations about Southern art and artists! On four Thursday afternoons this summer, Museum Educator, Sara Echaniz, will lead an in-depth participatory discussion about an artwork from Ogden Museum's permanent collection and provide background information about the artist and artwork. This week, we'll focus on Southern photography and take an in-depth look at Civil Rights era photography by Ernest Withers. Ernest C. Withers, Ernest Withers’ Studio c. 1950’s, printed in 2000,…

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September 2020

Hey Y’all, Art Talk Explore works by Kendall Shaw

/// September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 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! On select Thursday afternoons this fall, 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…

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Art Class for Adults

/// September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Reestablish your foundation this fall in a six-week figurative art class. The focus of this course is figurative representation. We will be drawing our inspiration from works of art in the permanent collection and currently on exhibition by artists like Sharon Kopriva, Enrique Alférez, Purvis Young and many more. The course begins with figure drawing studies and progresses to realistic and abstract acrylic painting techniques. Topics of discussion and contemplation will include the “gaze” of the artist on the human…

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Drawing 101: Sketchbook Making

/// September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every artist needs a sketchbook! In this second Drawing 101 series, learn the ins and outs of sketching, including how to construct your own sketchbook. Participants are encouraged to tune in each week for a new drawing exercise with Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff, for an evening of stress-free, beginner-level drawing classes designed to build your drawing skills. About this session: Start off the Drawing 101 series by decorating or crafting your own sketchbook from materials in your home. Materials: Permanent Markers; Paper, Stapler…

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Drawing 101: How to Sketch

/// September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every artist needs a sketchbook! In this second Drawing 101 series, learn the ins and outs of sketching, including how to construct your own sketchbook. Participants are encouraged to tune in each week for a new drawing exercise with Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff, for an evening of stress-free, beginner-level drawing classes designed to build your drawing skills. About this session: A how to on the basics of sketching. Materials: Paper, Pencil, Eraser Additional Materials: Reference object A separate registration is required for…

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Hey Y’all, Art Talk! Portraits of the South

/// September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 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! On select Thursday afternoons this fall, 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…

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