Space in Between Exploring the Multi-media Sculptural Work of Margarita Cabrera

On view now at the Ogden Museum is Margarita Cabrera, presented by The Center for Southern Craft & Design. Margarita Cabrera creates sculptures made out of materials ranging from steel, copper, wood, ceramics and fabric focusing on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment. Combining contemporary art practices, indigenous Mexican folk art…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Soft Sculptures/Esculturas Suaves Inspired by Margarita Cabrera

The O-riginal Art Activity at Ogden After Hours takes a close look at the experiences of immigrants through Margarita Cabrera’s esculturas suaves (soft sculptures). Use paper to create a soft sculpture inspired by a long journey. Margarita Cabrera focuses on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment, Cabrera creates sculptures…

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Ogden After Hours O-riginal Art Activities Geometric Collage Inspired by George Andrews

This O-riginal Art Activity at Ogden After Hours takes a look at George Andrews’ signature style. Use geometric shapes and dots to create your own dot artwork. George Andrews was the patriarch of a highly creative family of artists and writers, who were deeply rooted in rural Georgia. Adorning rocks, furniture, women’s shoes and “anything…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month The Work of MaPo Kinnord

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re focusing our attention on the amazing work of female artists featured throughout the O! This piece, for example, is a ceramic sculpture by local artist MaPo Kinnord. Kinnord is a sculptor and potter primarily, but she’s also an educator and woman dedicated to female empowerment. Her work is…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Highlighting the Work of Sister Gertrude Morgan A Street Preacher Turned Visionary Folk Artist

In celebration of Black History Month, we are highlighting the work of Sister Gertrude Morgan, a former street preacher turned artist, poet and musician.  Morgan was born in Lafayette, Alabama in 1900 and relocated to New Orleans during the late 1930s. Shortly after arriving in New Orleans, Morgan adopted the title “Sister” when she became…

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