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September 2020

Movement Mondays Activities to Get Kids Moving!

/// September 14
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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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Art Class for Adults

/// September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Reestablish your foundation this fall in a six-week figurative art class. The focus of this course is figurative representation. We will be drawing our inspiration from works of art in the permanent collection and currently on exhibition by artists like Sharon Kopriva, Enrique Alférez, Purvis Young and many more. The course begins with figure drawing studies and progresses to realistic and abstract acrylic painting techniques. Topics of discussion and contemplation will include the “gaze” of the artist on the human…

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Art & Zen Online Meditation Series

/// September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us for 30 minutes of Art + Zen! Every Wednesday at noon, join us for a LIVE seated mindfulness meditation inspired by a work of Southern art. This online meditation program is led by Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor, Mikhayla Harrell. All experience levels welcome. Registration required. Registration is FREE, but if you are able, please consider a donation of $5 to help us continue to present creative arts programming inspired by Southern art and artists.…

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Ogden Museum After School Photography Club For Grades 6-12

/// September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Led by New Orleans photographer, Aubrey Edwards! This program, for students in grades 6 - 12, takes place online Wednesdays, September 16 - October 21, 4 - 5:30 p.m.⁣ Ogden Museum After School Photography Club is a space for young artists to create, explore photographic techniques, share their images and make new friends.  Each week, students will be given an assignment with a particular theme, building off what they learned in live online meets. In each live meet, students will…

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Drawing 101: Sketchbook Making

/// September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every artist needs a sketchbook! In this second Drawing 101 series, learn the ins and outs of sketching, including how to construct your own sketchbook. Participants are encouraged to tune in each week for a new drawing exercise with Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff, for an evening of stress-free, beginner-level drawing classes designed to build your drawing skills. About this session: Start off the Drawing 101 series by decorating or crafting your own sketchbook from materials in your home. Materials: Permanent Markers; Paper, Stapler…

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Art & Zen Online Meditation Series

/// September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us for 30 minutes of Art + Zen! Every Wednesday at noon, join us for a LIVE seated mindfulness meditation inspired by a work of Southern art. This online meditation program is led by Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor, Mikhayla Harrell. All experience levels welcome. Registration required. Registration is FREE, but if you are able, please consider a donation of $5 to help us continue to present creative arts programming inspired by Southern art and artists.…

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Drawing 101: How to Sketch

/// September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every artist needs a sketchbook! In this second Drawing 101 series, learn the ins and outs of sketching, including how to construct your own sketchbook. Participants are encouraged to tune in each week for a new drawing exercise with Museum Educator, Michelle Pontiff, for an evening of stress-free, beginner-level drawing classes designed to build your drawing skills. About this session: A how to on the basics of sketching. Materials: Paper, Pencil, Eraser Additional Materials: Reference object A separate registration is required for…

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Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Baby Artsplay!™ At Home

/// September 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 22, 2020

Join us on Facebook for Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Baby Artsplay!™ at Home Presented by The Helis Foundation! Now, caregivers can participate in this popular local workshop at home. Learn how to integrate purposeful activities into your children’s daily routine and support their cognitive, physical and social development.   Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Baby Artsplay!™ is offered as a series of six free 30-minute workshops held weekly to engage young children ages 12-24 months and their caregiver. Here are the series dates:…

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Hey Y’all, Art Talk! Portraits of the South

/// September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Hey y’all! Please join us for a deep dive exploring the richness and diversity of Southern art and artists. You’re welcome to join in participatory discussions about the art, or sit back, look and listen. The choice is yours! On select Thursday afternoons this fall, museum educator Sara Echaniz will facilitate an in-depth conversation about art and artists from Ogden Museum's permanent collection and current exhibitions. Free, but pre-registration is required and space is limited. We limit attendance for Hey…

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