Magnolia Ball Silent Auction is Open! Bidding is available until June 12

Magnolia Ball is this Saturday, June 11! We are pleased to present over 80 local artists and businesses in our Magnolia Ball Silent Auction, celebrating the exhibition, Luis Cruz Azaceta: What a Wonderful World. Support the O and support Southern artists and businesses by bidding online now through June 12 Here is a preview of items up for bid:

Joey Hartmann-Dow, Lacuna, 2022, Earth pigments on map/canvas, 9” x 12,” Courtesy of the artist

Joey Hartmann-Dow works under the name Us & We Art. She grew up in Pennsylvania and now lives in New Orleans, where she has a lot of feelings and makes art about it.

Joey’s art is influenced by a fascination with human nature, and she often works with maps and natural pigment handmade paints to create work about relationships between humans, the earth, and each other.

JAMNOLA Private Tour for 10 plus gift bag

JAMNOLA stands for Joy, Art & Music – New Orleans. JAMNOLA is New Orleans’ first experiential pop-up that takes audiences of all ages on a topsy-turvy stroll through the cultural gems that make the city so special.

Enjoy 12 exhibits celebrating the iconic art, music, food and theatrics of New Orleans through the eyes of 20+ local artists and creative partners.

Richard McCabe, What Da Lick Read, Mobile, Alabama, 2010, Pigment print from 120mm film negative, 6″ x 6″ print in 14″ x 14.5″ frame

Richard McCabe is a curator, photographer and writer based in New Orleans. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. He has taught Photography as an adjunct professor at: Pratt Institute, New York City, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut and Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Since 2011, he has served as the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. McCabe’s photographs have been included in gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the United States. McCabe’s thoughts and writings on photography have been published in the New York Times, Time, National Public Radio(NPR), Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Spot, The Bitter Southerner, HOTSHOE and LENSCRATCH magazine.

Sazerac Cocktail Kit

Sazerac stands proudly in a historic building at the corner of Canal and Magazine Streets. Just a short stroll from the original 1850s era Sazerac Coffeehouse, the Sazerac House is an immersive exploration of the spirited culture of New Orleans. Featuring three floors of interactive exhibits across 48,000 square feet, including private event venues, an on-site Sazerac Rye distillery, and Peychaud’s Bitters production facility, the Sazerac House welcomes visitors to experience New Orleans history through the stories of its cocktails.

Christine Tremblay, Metallic Vase, Ceramic, 4” x 4” x 10,” Courtesy of the artist and Byrdie’s Pottery

Christine Tremblay, a Michigan born ceramicist residing in New Orleans, has been exploring hand-building for 14 years with a concentration on coil pottery.

Come support Ogden Museum’s educational mission and celebrate the exhibition, Luis Cruz Azaceta: What a Wonderful WorldThe evening will feature art, live music, DJs, entertainers, an online silent auction, food from your favorite local restaurants, cocktails and more!