Drawing from both private and public collections, this exhibition tells the story of one man’s mastery of his chosen medium, of his obsession with the built environment of his home and of his transcendent combination of history and art.
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In conjunction with the Tricentennial celebration of New Orleans, Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 - 1802 tells the story of Yucatán-born Josef Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802), whose career spanned the second half of the Spanish administration of New Orleans.
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The Whole Drum Will Sound – drawn primarily from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection – celebrates strong female voices in abstract art in the American South.
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A native New Yorker, Doris Ulmann traveled through the American South from Appalachia and the Sea Islands of South Carolina to the deep South and New Orleans.
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Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artist's work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center.
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Newton Howard (1912-1984) was a New Orleans painter known for his serene landscapes of the marshes and bayous of South Louisiana.
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New Southern Photography is a large-scale exhibition organized by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art that highlights the exciting and diverse breadth of photography being practiced in the American South today.
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Drawn from the Ogden Museum Permanent Collection, BIG is an exhibition highlighting the Museum's largest holdings. Assembled together for the first time, this exhibition will showcase works that are typically hidden from public view due to their complicated size, and will celebrate artists' endeavors on a grand scale.
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Since its founding in 2012, the fund has focused on building a museum-quality collection of photographs taken in the American South since World War II.
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Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp evokes New Orleans’s natural environment—surrounded by bayous, lakes and wetlands near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
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CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which was initiated to highlight the contemporary photographic work created by NOPA members. The show will include work by as many as fifteen artists, featuring several images by each selected photographer.
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