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September 2019

O First Friday Free Admission for College Students

/// September 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until January 3, 2020

On the first Friday of every month, college students can explore the world’s largest collection of Southern art free of charge. Just present your college ID at the Museum’s admissions desk to See the South!

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Ogden Museum Family Fair An Annual Free Family Day at the O!

/// September 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A day of kid friendly art activities and entertainment – all inspired by the American South! Join us for this annual celebration and FREE admission day featuring art activities, games and performances inspired by a Southern county fair. Enjoy performances by Ever More Nest, DJ Heel Turn and a puppet show performed by the Ogden Museum Teen Docents. Crêpes á la Cart will also have food available for purchase. Ogden Museum memberships will be 25% off during the Family Fair. Redeem this offer…

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Docent-Led Tour

/// September 7 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

A Docent-led tour is available today at 2 p.m. and is free with regular Museum admission.

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Ogden Museum Will Open at Noon Today

/// September 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Due to city power issues, the Ogden Museum will open at noon today, September 9. Please check our website and social feeds for further updates.

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New Docent Training Help visitors to "See the South"

/// September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 16, 2019

An Ogden Museum of Southern Art Docent is a volunteer who leads tours, helping visitors to "See the South." Prospective docents should have an interest in art and Southern culture and a desire to interact with adults and children. The training process will cover museum techniques and education strategies for engaging visitors in meaningful explorations of works of art in the collection and in special exhibitions. Prospective Docents should attend all training sessions. Fall Training Dates: September 4, 11, 18, 25…

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Baby ArtsPlay

/// September 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019

Young Audiences Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for young children and their caregivers to enjoy an educational, yet fun-filled trip to the Museum. Six 30-minute workshops allow children to explore, observe and investigate their world through song, dance and movement experiences. For ages 4 months to 3 years with a caretaker. Baby Artsplay is FREE, but space is limited. Register for individual workshops at yabap.eventbrite.com.

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

/// September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Join us for a Docent-led tour every Thursday at 2 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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Teacher Night at Ogden After Hours

/// September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the Teachers' Lounge at the Ogden Museum and learn about ways to incorporate art into your curriculum. This FREE evening for area educators, held in conjunction with Ogden After Hours featuring Michael Doucet, will include a guided tour, art activity, lesson plans, resources and complementary refreshments! Did you know the Ogden Museum is always free to Orleans and Jefferson Parish Public Schools and is free to Louisiana residents on Thursdays? Teacher Night is free, but registration is required. ///…

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Michael Doucet et Lâcher Prise at Ogden After Hours

/// September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

BeauSoleil founder, GRAMMY Award winner and National Heritage Fellowship recipient, Michael Doucet, will debut his first solo album in 20 years, Lâcher Prise, on Compass Records.  A departure from the more established sound of BeauSoliel (now celebrating their 44th year), Lâcher Prise is is an eclectic exploration of Louisiana music. Elements funk, R&B, jazz and Caribbean music breathe new life into Michel Doucet’s timeless songwriting. He seamlessly weaves together tradition and innovation, continuing to push the boundaries of Louisiana music,…

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