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June 2020

Virtual John T. Scott Celebration Online Demonstrations, Workshops, Panels and More!

/// June 26 - June 27

Ogden Museum is proud to play a role in a special annual event celebrating the life of artist John T. Scott, happening this Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27! John T. Scott died in September 2007, and his memorial took place at Xavier University. A community of artists, Xavier alumnae, friends, colleagues and people who Scott had influenced came together to celebrate his life. It was at that time that a group of these individuals decided the best way…

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Curated Conversation with Magnolia Ball Silent Auction Artist, David McCarty

/// June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Curated Conversation with Ogden Museum's Curator of Photography, Richard McCabe, and Mississippi photographer, David McCarty. The two will discuss McCarty's photograph, Phil Campbell, Alabama 2019, included in the Online Magnolia Ball Silent Auction. This conversation will also touch on McCarty's instant photography practice, self-publishing zines, driving the back roads of the South photographing vernacular signage, on the road playlists, and McCarty's involvement with the art collective - DUE SOUTH CO-OP.       David McCarty is an artist in Jackson, Mississippi. Born…

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Curated Conversation with Magnolia Ball Silent Auction Artist, Sharon Kopriva

/// June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sharon Kopriva is featured in the Online Magnolia Ball Silent Auction and the exhibition, Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art. Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall, will talk with Sharon about her work, Owls & Oleanders, included in the silent auction and her work in Entwined. .  Sharon Kopriva, a Texas native, currently works in Houston, Texas and Hope, Idaho. She earned her MFA in painting from the University of Houston in 1981. Since her inauguration with the Fresh…

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July 2020

Curated Conversation with Entwined Artist, Sonya Yong James

/// July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

A Curated Conversation with Curator of the Collection, Bradley Sumrall, and Entwined artist, Sonya Yong James, will publish to the O Blog this Wednesday, July 1 at noon. Sonya Yong James was born in 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee. A lifelong Southerner, she has lived for the past forty years in Atlanta, Georgia, where she maintains her studio. Art making has been an integral part of her life since childhood. James attended Georgia State University – where she studied under renowned…

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Drawing 101 Exploring Light and Shadow

/// July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 Join Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff, for a series of stress free, beginner level online drawing classes designed to improve on and build your drawing skills. Participants are encouraged to tune in each week to learn a new technique and need only a pencil, eraser and paper to join in. Optional additional materials for each class are suggested in each sessions’ description. Creating depth and realism in drawing starts with an understanding of light. In this exercise draw a stylized image…

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O-riginal Art Activities Make Art at Home Every Friday!

/// July 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Get inspired and create O-riginal art! Ogden Museum has art activities for all ages that can be downloaded from the O Blog every Friday! 

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Museum Closes at 3 p.m.

/// July 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum will close at 3 p.m. today for Independence Day.

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Art & AC: Free Sundays for Louisiana Residents Through July 26, Courtesy of The Helis Foundation

/// July 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020

Art & AC is Back! FREE Admission Sundays in July Thanks to The Helis Foundation, Art & AC has returned for its 4th year! Every Sunday in July, admission is FREE for Louisiana residents at Ogden Museum. Enjoy additional free days at Ogden Museum on July 5, 12, 19 & 26. And don’t forget Thursdays are always free at Ogden Museum for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation's Art for All program! Beat the heat inside with Art & AC!…

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Movement Mondays Activities to Get Kids Moving!

/// July 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Every Monday, head to the O Blog for a new activity designed to get kids up and moving around the house or outside!  

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