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July 2021

Matthew’s Dream A Museum Introduction from Ogden Museum

/// July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Framed around "Matthew’s Dream" by Leo Lionni, kids will follow Matthew on his first visit to an art museum, connecting images from Ogden Museum to the types of art Matthew sees on his visit. Kids will participate in hands-on activities, inspired by Ogden Museum artworks and guided by a Museum Educator, using paper, color markers and dramatic play. Please have paper and coloring tools on hand. This online event is free, but pre-registration is required. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Artist Workshop with Sherry Owens

/// July 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP WITH SHERRY OWENS! Join us for the third workshop in a series of three sculpture workshops exploring BUILT: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection, an exhibition of sculpture from the permanent collection. Each workshop includes a tour of BUILT and in-depth discussion with an artist featured in the exhibition, followed by an art-making workshop led by the artist. In this in-person workshop, work with artist Sherry Owens to explore binding as a method to create sculptural forms. Participants…

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Art & AC Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Sundays!

/// July 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Art & AC is back! Thanks to The Helis Foundation, Louisiana residents can stay cool and enjoy FREE admission every Sunday in July at Ogden Museum of Southern Art! ⁣ ⁣ Thursdays are always free for Louisiana residents, but during the month of July, you can enjoy additional free days on July 4, 11, 18 and 25! Come See the South!

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Art & AC Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Sundays!

/// July 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Art & AC is back! Thanks to The Helis Foundation, Louisiana residents can stay cool and enjoy FREE admission every Sunday in July at Ogden Museum of Southern Art! ⁣ ⁣ Thursdays are always free for Louisiana residents, but during the month of July, you can enjoy additional free days on July 4, 11, 18 and 25! Come See the South!

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Adult Summer Camp For adults of all levels seeking a new or refined creative edge

/// July 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This in-person, five-day adult program (July 26 - July 30) provides opportunities to deepen artistic skills and explore new areas of expression. During the session, Museum Educator Mikhayla Harrell will guide participants through deep art observation, followed by art making inspired by works on view in the Museum’s galleries. Students will  draw inspiration from Built: Sculptural Art from the Permanent Collection and Preservative Force: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection. Artists investigated will include Douglas Bourgeois, Lin Emery, Robert Tannen, William Dunlap, Mel Chin and…

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Curated Conversation with Roland L. Freeman Discussing his solo exhibition, Roland L. Freeman - Portfolio

/// July 29 @ 2:00 pm

On Thursday, July 29 at 2 p.m., visit the O Blog to watch and listen to a special Curated Conversation with photographer Roland L. Freeman and Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at Ogden Museum. The two will be discussing Freeman's exhibition, Roland L. Freeman - Portfolio. Roland L. Freeman, Community Elders, Mississippi, July 1975, Gelatin Silver Print, Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art About Roland L. Freeman Roland L. Freeman was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1936. A self-taught photographer, Freeman began…

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Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle Cocktail Reception Hosted by Ogden Museum Trustee, Michael Wilkinson

/// July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Thursday, July 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle will gather for a cocktail reception at the home of collector and Ogden Museum Trustee, Michael Wilkinson. Enjoy cocktails and small bites while learning about Wilkinson's unique collection in his new home designed by Lee Ledbetter in 2002 for art collector Dr. Russel Albright. Not a Richardson Society or Kohlmeyer Circle Member? Now is the time to join! Kohlmeyer Circle memberships are 25% off from July…

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August 2021

Museum Month Begins! See Participating Museums

/// August 1

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM MONTH is a collaboration between museums of all sizes across the greater New Orleans area. It offers museum members the opportunity to visit all participating institutions, FREE OF CHARGE, using their current membership throughout the month of August. Not a member of a local museum yet? Now is the perfect time to join Ogden Museum, as we are having our Summer Membership Sale! Save 25% on a membership to Ogden Museum through August 31. Your local museum membership…

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Craft Happy Hour – FULL Block Printing with Katie Schmidt of Passion Lilie

/// August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This Craft Happy Hour is FULL! Check out our next one on September 1! Join Passion Lilie's Katie Schmidt in person on Wednesday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. to create your own hand block printed tote bag. Hand block printing is a centuries old Indian art form that utilizes a hand carved teak wood block that is dipped in dye and stamped by hand. Pick your design and colors to create a unique treasure for yourself or to gift to…

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