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July 2019

Artist Workshop: Arrow in the Wall Refining Your Focus

/// July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for the final workshop in a three part series incorporating simple mindfulness meditation practices and observation techniques to create contemplative abstract paintings inspired by the styles of Dusti Bongé’s abstract expressionist oeuvre. Dusti Bongé and her son Lyle were known to read and discuss books together over her lifetime. This workshop examines excerpts from “The Zen of Archery” by Eugan Herrigel, a book they explored repeatedly, and how if affected her later works. Put your keen focus and…

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August 2019

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

/// August 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Join us for a Docent-led tour every Thursday at 1:30 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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Ben Redwine and Joao Paulo Casarotti At Ogden After Hours

/// August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Orleans based clarinetist Ben Redwine feels equally comfortable playing Brahms or Ellington.  He is devoted to the performance of new classical music and old jazz, as well as to teaching the next generation of performers and teachers. Ben served as an Assistant Professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC from 2012-2016 and was woodwind professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from 2017-2019.  In 2014, he retired after 27 years in then US military band system,…

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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// August 2 @ 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 until January 3, 2020

On the first Friday of every month, college students can explore the world’s largest collection of Southern art free of charge. Just present your college ID at the Museum’s admissions desk to See the South!

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Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation Opens Today

/// August 3

Established in 2012, this statewide juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exposition for living artists' work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising international art center. The juror for the 2019 exhibition is David Breslin, the DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art.. /// Louisiana Contemporary 2018 Accepted Artist:…

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Docent-Led Tour

/// August 3 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

A Docent-led tour is available today at 2 p.m. and is free with regular Museum admission.

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White Linen Night Celebrate Exhibition Openings!

/// August 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us at the Ogden Museum on Hancock Whitney White Linen Night as we celebrate the opening of two exhibitions: Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation and the HBCU Art Showcase. Admission to the Museum will be free on Hancock White Linen Night from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. /// Photo courtesy of Ashley Lorraine

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Adult Summer Camp Fine Arts Immersion 

/// August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9, 1 - 4 p.m.  This one-week intensive provides opportunities for artists to deeply dive into their work, hone artistic skills and explore new areas of expression. We’ll focus on traditional techniques like life drawing, painting, sculpture and collage and then add in mixed media and printmaking. Participants will work with teaching artist, Mikhayla Anderson, to create both individual and collaborative works inspired by the Museum’s collection and great works of art from around…

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Baby ArtsPlay

/// August 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019

Young Audiences Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for young children and their caregivers to enjoy an educational, yet fun-filled trip to the Museum. Six 30-minute workshops allow children to explore, observe and investigate their world through song, dance and movement experiences. For ages 4 months to 3 years with a caretaker. Baby Artsplay is FREE, but space is limited. Register for individual workshops at yabap.eventbrite.com.

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