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February 2020

King Cake Walk and Cocktails at the O Benefitting Ogden Museum Educational Programming

/// February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Support Education at the O! Help expose the New Orleans community to the art of the American South by purchasing a ticket to King Cake Walk and Cocktails at the O,  benefitting educational programming at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Your ticket to King Cake Walk and Cocktails at the O includes King Cake from all the top local bakeries, plus a drink ticket for the O Bar! Enjoy a night of music and fun vendors, plus a raffle and…

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New Docent Training Help Visitors to "See the South"

/// February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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Teacher Workshop What Music is Within: Black Abstraction from the Permanent Collection

/// February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will include a guided tour of the exhibition, original lessons plans designed to engage students in works on exhibition and dinner! FREE, but space is limited!

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Docent-Led Drop-In Tour Every Thursday at the Ogden Museum!

/// February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Join us for a Docent-led tour every Thursday at 2 p.m. Your Docent will take you on a tour of the Ogden Museum, home to largest and most comprehensive collection of American Southern art. Tours are free with admission. Louisiana residents enjoy free admission on Thursdays, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

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The Swinging Gypsies at Ogden After Hours

/// February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies embody the spirit of the classic jazz era, swinging hard and evolving swing music into a form of futuristic punk rock jazz. There is no doubt, this fiery bunch has a strong voice in New Orleans. NOCCA graduate and New Orleans native, John Saavedra founded this band in 2014. They play at several venues around the city, estimating about 35 gigs a month; the Swinging Gypsies have been featured on ESPN Monday night football, NCIS,…

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Craft Happy Hour Headdress Workshop with Emily Swietlik

/// February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Emily Swietlik, designer and director of Swiet Stuff costumes and wearable art, at one of three Mardi Gras headpiece workshop this February at the Ogden Museum! The workshop dates are Feb. 4, 11 and 18, and each workshop participant will receive a headpiece base, beautiful materials and complete instructions on how to create a fabulous Carnival creation. Gather your extra crazy sparkle supplies and a few costume compadres! Participants are encouraged to bring any craft supplies or items they…

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Curated Conversations Ron Bechet, What Music is Within

/// February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a conversation in the galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with artist Ron Bechet as he discusses the Museum's latest exhibition, What Music is Within: Black Abstraction from the Permanent Collection. This event is free and open to the public. ABOUT RON BECHET Ron Bechet, is a native of New Orleans and lives in the city of his birth. He studied art at the University of New Orleans where he earned a B.A. degree, and…

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New Docent Training Help Visitors to "See the South"

/// February 12 @ 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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Docent-Led Drop-In Tour Every Thursday at the Ogden Museum!

/// February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Join us for a Docent-led tour every Thursday at 2 p.m. Your Docent will take you on a tour of the Ogden Museum, home to largest and most comprehensive collection of American Southern art. Tours are free with admission. Louisiana residents enjoy free admission on Thursdays, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

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