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December 2019

Place Over Time: Perspectives on the South Through Film Hands On a Hardbody

/// December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a film screening of "Hands on a Hardbody," the second event in a three part film series exploring the South over time. "Hands on a Hardbody" is a documentary about a competition to win a hardbody truck in a small Texas town. It is one of the most enduring and charming portraits of Southern life during the mid-90s and spawned a Broadway musical and a feature screenplay from accalimed director Robert Altman. The screening will be followed by a…

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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// December 6 @ 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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Art of Giving 3-Day Holiday Shopping Event

/// December 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come do your holiday shopping at the O! The Ogden Museum Center for Southern Craft & Design invites you to its annual holiday shopping event, Art of Giving, featuring all your favorite local makers! Art of Giving takes place on three Saturdays, featuring new vendors each weekend: November 30, December 7 and December 14. Enjoy mimosas, music and crafts, while shopping for unique, handmade gifts for friends, family and yourself! Members receive a complimentary mimosa. This event, taking place in the Patrick. F. Taylor…

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Docent-Led Tour

/// December 7 @ 2:00 pm

Today's Docent-led tour is cancelled. Please join us for a panel discussion at 2 p.m. with the artists of Level Artist Collective moderated by Ogden Museum Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall. Free with Museum admission.

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On the Level A Panel Discussion Featuring Level Artist Collective

/// December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with the artists of Level Artist Collective moderated by Ogden Museum Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall. Free with Museum admission. About Level Artist Collective In 2015, Level Artist Collective was formed by Ana Hernandez, Horton Humble, Rontherin Ratliff, John Isiah Walton and Carl Joe Williams. As five artists of color with deep ties to the city of New Orleans, Level Artist Collective developed with the intent of creating a platform to promote, support…

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Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Carl Joe Williams

/// December 10 @ 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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Craft Happy Hour Indigo Dyeing and Shibori Techniques with Aaron Sanders Head

/// December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Alabama artist Aaron Sanders Head for an evening of exploring indigo and shibori. Participants will learn to dye fabric with a plant-based indigo vat and learn to create natural blue tones on fabric. Participants will then learn shibori techniques, with a focus on Kumo (twist resist) and Itajime (shape resist), to create patterns on fabric. Participants will leave with dyed fabric and a shibori-dyed wall-hanging. All necessary materials will be provided, and participants are encouraged to bring their own small, natural fiber items…

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

/// December 12 @ 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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Extended at Ogden After Hours

/// December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vak-k4m9Wyk&feature=youtu.be Harbinger is the debut Origin release from Extended, one of New Orleans' brightest rising star ensembles. This sophomore outing improves upon the solid foundation set with 2016's eponymous debut, exhibiting a new attitude and focused maturity after three years of development. The 10 original compositions found here are penned equally by all three members of the band, and they each present a unique, deeply contemporary approach to composing for the piano trio setting. Drummer Brad Webb's rock-tinged melodies collide with…

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