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May 2019

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

/// May 9 @ 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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Indigo Strings at Ogden After Hours

/// May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Indigo Strings is a piano trio plus vocals. Think that sounds classical? It ain't necessarily so. A unique ensemble comprised of piano, violin and cello, topped off with a vibrant soprano presents the Great American Songbook at its best. This confluence of classical training, the influence of Tin Pan Alley and the heat of New Orleans brings out the best of the American Classics.  Starting as a piano violin duo in 2015, Indigo Strings brought a new twist to hit…

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Magnolia Ball Kickoff Party at the Franklin

/// May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop by The Franklin on Saturday, May 11 from 2 - 5 p.m. for the Magnolia Ball kickoff party! There will be a cash bar and passed hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy a free drink ticket when you purchase your discounted Magnolia Ball Patron ticket ($100; regularly $250). Please RSVP to development@ogdenmuseum.org. Magnolia Ball, celebrating Piercing the Inner Wall: The Art of Dusti Bongé, is on June 8 from 9 p.m to midnight. Get your tickets today for this summer party, featuring live music and DJs, food from New…

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Mother’s Day Free Admission for Moms!

/// May 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In celebration of Mother's Day, all moms receive free admission to the Ogden Museum! Come See the South with the whole family!

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Baby ArtsPlay New for 3 - 4 Year Olds!

/// May 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 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 3 - 4 year olds with a caretaker. Baby Artsplay is FREE, but space is limited. Register for individual workshops at yabap.eventbrite.com.

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Art for All Free Admission for Louisiana Residents Courtesy of The Helis Foundation

/// May 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Admission to the Ogden Museum is free for Louisiana residents on Thursdays courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

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

/// May 16 @ 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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Caleb Elliott at Ogden After Hours

/// May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We’ve all heard the story of the preacher’s musical son before: the Stetson Stratoliner-wearing, bearded dreamer who up and moved to Nashville with nothing more than a Martin and a prayer. Caleb Elliott isn’t that. His story is something wilder. It comes from some place deeper. It’s a story the lanky, long-haired Louisianan has begun to tell on his debut album Forever to Fade. The swamp-art-rock record bridges the distance between the classically-trained sideman he was to the songwriting frontman…

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Artist Workshop: Fierce Dedication An Abstract Painting Workshop to Refresh Your Creativity

/// May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for the first of three workshops 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 has been described as a woman with a "fierce dedication to a creative life." How did her art-making practice reflect this intense focus and how do we observe it in the color palette of her paintings? Connect with your creative source in this afternoon workshop of deep…

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