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May 2022

GiveNOLA Day 2022 Support the South!

/// May 3

GiveNOLA Day returns on May 3, 2022! Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour giving event that benefits regional nonprofits, like Ogden Museum of Southern Art. To celebrate GiveNOLA Day, enjoy free admission all day! While visiting, consider making a donation to Ogden Museum's GiveNOLA Day fundraiser. Join or renew at the Individual, Dual or Family membership level with a pre-scheduled gift starting Monday, April 18 through Tuesday, May 3, at a special discounted price!…

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YALA BABY ARTSPLAY! PRESENTED BY THE HELIS FOUNDATION

/// May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until May 12, 2022

Join Young Audiences of Louisiana for "Baby Artsplay! TM," presented by The Helis Foundation. This free 6-part workshop series is made possible by The Helis Foundation. The 30-minute workshops provide engaging arts-based activities designed to instruct caregivers on how to use the arts at home to promote early learning. Lessons are conducted by certified Louisiana Wolf Trap Teaching Artists, who have expertly crafted multi-sensory experiences that foster children’s natural curiosity for learning. After each workshop, children and their caregivers can…

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Ogden Museum Meditation

/// May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2022

One event on April 7, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 21, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 12:30 pm

Explore how to use art as a tool for relaxation, stress-reduction and mindful contemplation. Join Mikhayla Harrell, Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor, on the first and third Thursdays starting this spring from 12:30 to 1:30 for a LIVE, in-person meditation inspired by a work of Southern art in Ogden Museum. Different styles of meditation will be explored throughout the year, including mindfulness, walking meditation and Vipassana techniques. In Buddhist traditions, learning and practice is always free, but the practice…

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O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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! PRESENTED BY THE HELIS FOUNDATION

/// May 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until May 12, 2022

Join Young Audiences of Louisiana for "Baby Artsplay! TM," presented by The Helis Foundation. This free 6-part workshop series is made possible by The Helis Foundation. The 30-minute workshops provide engaging arts-based activities designed to instruct caregivers on how to use the arts at home to promote early learning. Lessons are conducted by certified Louisiana Wolf Trap Teaching Artists, who have expertly crafted multi-sensory experiences that foster children’s natural curiosity for learning. After each workshop, children and their caregivers can…

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

/// May 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2023

Join us for a Docent-led tour every second Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Meet at the admissions desk for a guided tour of Ogden Museum, home to the largest and most comprehensive collection of art from the Southern region of the United States. Louisiana residents enjoy free admission on Thursdays, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Image: Benny Andrews, Grandmother’s Dinner, 1992, Oil and collage, Gift of the Benny Andrews Foundation

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Magnolia Ball Kickoff Party Save 50% on Magnolia Ball Patron Tickets!

/// May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at Miel Brewery & Taproom on May 15 to save 50% on Magnolia Ball Patron Tickets!* From 1 - 4 p.m., Patron Tickets, normally $200, will be on a flash sale for $100! Purchases may be made online or in person at Miel. Each ticket purchased at Miel will also grant you a ticket for a free craft beer to enjoy at Miel! Stop by to say hello and purchase your ticket or stay a while and enjoy…

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Ogden Museum Meditation

/// May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2022

One event on April 7, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 21, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2022 at 12:30 pm

Explore how to use art as a tool for relaxation, stress-reduction and mindful contemplation. Join Mikhayla Harrell, Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor, on the first and third Thursdays starting this spring from 12:30 to 1:30 for a LIVE, in-person meditation inspired by a work of Southern art in Ogden Museum. Different styles of meditation will be explored throughout the year, including mindfulness, walking meditation and Vipassana techniques. In Buddhist traditions, learning and practice is always free, but the practice…

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A Night of Cuban Jazz with the Alexey Martí Quartet Presented in partnership with the CubaNOLA Arts Collective

/// May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a night filled with Cuban jazz at the O with the Alexey Martí Quartet!  While listening to Alexey Martí, make sure to visit the fifth floor to view Cuban-American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta's solo exhibition, What a Wonderful World. The CubaNOLA Arts Collective is a New Orleans community arts organization that uses the power of live music, dance, festivity and diversity to promote cultural wellness and equity. ABOUT ALEXEY MARTÍ Alexey (A-lec-sáy) was raised in the Marianao neighborhood of Havana,…

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