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May 2021

Virtual Craft Happy Hour Sekkazome - Japanese Decorative Paper with Yuka Petz

/// May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn to make distinctive Japanese decorative papers to use in your books, seasonal cards and decorations, or as unique artworks in and of themselves. In this hands-on workshop, we will learn about sekkazome, a dying method to make bright, kaleidoscopic patterns. Also known as orizomegami, this fun and colorful technique can be done at your dining table with a minimum of materials and equipment. Buy two tickets or more, and we will throw in a bottle of wine for local participants! You will receive a Zoom link to participate.…

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YALA Baby Artsplay! at Home Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// May 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Young Audiences of Louisiana's series, Baby Artsplay!TM Presented by The Helis Foundation, engages families with toddlers through 30 minute interactive online sessions. In collaboration with Ogden Museum, the upcoming sessions will feature works of Southern art. This series focuses on sensory play, language development, learning about body part, movement and more! April 15 - Workshop #1 - My Five Senses (Sensory Play) Develop your child’s awareness of the five senses through play. Featured artwork: Alan Gerson's Encounter III Nest April 22 - Workshop…

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Hey Y’all Art Talk Self-Taught Thursday

/// May 6 @ 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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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// May 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the first Friday of every month, college students can explore the world’s largest collection of Southern art free of charge. The discount is redeemable on-site. Just present your college ID at the Museum’s visitor services desk to See the South! Masks and social distancing required.

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YALA Baby Artsplay! at Home Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// May 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Young Audiences of Louisiana's series, Baby Artsplay!TM Presented by The Helis Foundation, engages families with toddlers through 30 minute interactive online sessions. In collaboration with Ogden Museum, the upcoming sessions will feature works of Southern art. This series focuses on sensory play, language development, learning about body part, movement and more! April 15 - Workshop #1 - My Five Senses (Sensory Play) Develop your child’s awareness of the five senses through play. Featured artwork: Alan Gerson's Encounter III Nest April 22 - Workshop…

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VIRTUAL ARTIST WORKSHOP with John Barnes

/// May 15 @ 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 artist-led workshop, Cardboard Heaven, John Barnes will demonstrate how simple cardboard media can be transformed into significant and personal artwork. Participants will use materials such as: cereal boxes and shoe…

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YALA Baby Artsplay! at Home Presented by The Helis Foundation

/// May 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Young Audiences of Louisiana's series, Baby Artsplay!TM Presented by The Helis Foundation, engages families with toddlers through 30 minute interactive online sessions. In collaboration with Ogden Museum, the upcoming sessions will feature works of Southern art. This series focuses on sensory play, language development, learning about body part, movement and more! April 15 - Workshop #1 - My Five Senses (Sensory Play) Develop your child’s awareness of the five senses through play. Featured artwork: Alan Gerson's Encounter III Nest April 22 - Workshop…

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Drawing 101 Learn to draw from Nature!

/// May 20 @ 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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Virtual Craft Happy Hour Split Page Books with Yuka Petz

/// May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Also known as mix-and-match books, split- page books are simple, yet compelling structures that encourage lots of hands- on engagement. In this workshop, we will examine a variety of artist-made and commercially printed examples and then make our own folded and sewn variations of split-page books. We will also discuss creating split-page books in collaboration with adults and children, and how to structure content to create cohesive books that retain the play of chance operations. Buy two tickets or more, and…

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