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May 2018

Docent-Led Tour

/// May 12 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Docent-led tours are available on the first three Saturdays of the month at 2 p.m. and are free with regular Museum admission.

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Saturday Salon with Artist Jim Blanchard

/// May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join artist Jim Blanchard for an afternoon of art and conversation inspired by A Precise Vision: The Architectural Archival Watercolors of Jim Blanchard, an exhibition celebrating the New Orleans Tricentennial. The event will begin with a presentation from the artist examining his painting methods, followed by an informal gallery talk. Free and open to the public!

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2 for 1 Admission On Mother's Day

/// May 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Happy Mother's Day from the O! To celebrate, we are offering two for one general admission. Bring the whole family to See the South!

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Magnolia Ball Kickoff Party at Bond Moroch

/// May 15 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at Bond Moroch on Tuesday, May 15 at 6 p.m. for the Magnolia Ball kickoff party! This event is free, open to the public and includes a complimentary open bar. Don’t forget to pick up your discounted patron tickets for Magnolia Ball at the kickoff ($100; regularly $250). This event is free, but registration is required. Please RSVP to development@ogdenmuseum.org. Magnolia Ball, celebrating The Whole Drum will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, is on June 9 from 9 p.m…

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

/// May 17 @ 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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Cha Wa at Ogden After Hours

/// May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From the funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts that kick off their album "Spyboy," to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s street culture. Spyboy digs deep into the sound of New Orleans culture and gives it a modern twist. The disc’s largely original material takes advantage of the band’s new horn section to highlight the musician’s personal ties…

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Artist Workshop SLR Photography for All Levels with Aubrey Edwards

/// May 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pulling inspiration and reflection from One Place Understood: Photographs from The Do Good Fund Collection, this color photography workshop will teach participants how to make aesthetic choices to create visual themes, convey emotions and tell stories within their images. This workshop will cover composition, introduction to semi-manual and manual exposure settings, depth of field, movement and over/under exposure. DSLRs or SLRs are recommended for this course.  Image Credit: Mike Smith, Tilson Mountain, NC, 2002, Archival Pigment Print, © Mike Smith, The…

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Artist Workshop Abstract Painting with Artist Shawn Hall

/// May 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

After a tour of The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, artist and educator Shawn Hall will guide participants through self-exploration of ideas and approaches to abstract painting. Abstract painting is grounded in conceptual thinking, self-determined parameters, decision making and risk taking. It occupies the liminal space between thought and action, i.e. intuition, and requires deft paint handling, trust and vision. Working with acrylics on canvas, this workshop will give participants a window into the world of abstraction.…

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Docent-Led Tour

/// May 19 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Docent-led tours are available on the first three Saturdays of the month at 2 p.m. and are free with regular Museum admission.

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