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March 2019

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

/// March 14 @ 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!

/// March 14 @ 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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VIP Reception Celebrating the Opening of Vernacular Voices

/// March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of Vernacular Voices: Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection. This exhibition highlights the creative spirit and intuitive vision of the American South’s Vernacular artists. Explore the work of Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary artists like Minnie Evans, O.W. “Pappy” Kitchens, Zelle Manning, Eddy Mumma and Sister Gertrude Morgan, and stay afterwards to enjoy music by Ogden After Hours performer, Kim Carson. Free for VIP reception attendees. Please see RSVP information on your electronic invite.  …

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Kim Carson at Ogden After Hours

/// March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kim Carson, was born in Oklahoma, raised in Texas and lives in New Orleans. She has a lot of influences in her brand of Louisiana Tonkabilly music including Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Ray Price. Carson performs her original songs with some Classic Twang.  She is surely a “one of a kind artist” and has been named “Best Country Artist” by the readers of the OffBeat Magazine eight times. She has performed 22 times at the most prestigious “Jazz &…

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Opening Reception Vernacular Voices

/// March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of Vernacular Voices: Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection. This exhibition highlights the creative spirit and intuitive vision of the American South’s Vernacular artists. Explore the work of Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary artists like Minnie Evans, O.W. “Pappy” Kitchens, Zelle Manning, Eddy Mumma and Sister Gertrude Morgan, and enjoy music by Ogden After Hours performer, Kim Carson. Free for members, $13.50 for guests. ///O.W. “Pappy” Kitchens, Freedom, 1974, Oil on board, Gift of the Roger Houston…

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

/// March 21 @ 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!

/// March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Grad Student Gathering Preparator Walk-through of Vernacular Voices

/// March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join us for our next Grad Student Gathering, a Preparator Walk-through of Vernacular Voices, on Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m. This series aims to connect young professionals in the museum and nonprofit fields across the Greater New Orleans area. The night's event will focus on preparatory work in museums. Enjoy a preparator walk-through of Vernacular Voices: Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection and a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming exhibition, Piercing the Inner Wall: The Work of Dusti Bongé. Participants are invited to stay for Ogden After Hours, the Museum's weekly entertainment series featuring a performance Cha…

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Cha Wa at Ogden After Hours

/// March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Orleans brass band meets Mardi Gras Indian outfit, Cha Wa, radiates the energy of the city’s street culture. Their album “Spyboy,” a nod to frontman J’Wan Boudreaux’s role in the Golden Eagles, is a modern mix of fiery, toe-tapping sounds. Popmatters describes the band as "a grand gumbo of singing, intoxicating rhythms and deep funk grooves that are impossible to resist.” Cha Wa was nominated for a GRAMMY in the “Best Regional Roots Music Album” category.  

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