GiveNOLA Day 2019 Thank you for supporting the south!

Each year, the Ogden Museum is fortunate to be able to participate in GiveNOLA Day, a 24-hour event created by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofits that make our community thrive. Contributions to the Ogden Museum support a wide variety of programming, including our dynamic exhibitions, educational…

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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE DAY EXAMINING WORKS BY SURLS, CABRERA, BONGÉ AND BULTMAN

To celebrate International Sculpture Day, we’re highlighting some of the great sculptures that are currently on view at the Ogden Museum! Me, Knife, Diamond and Flower This large-scale sculpture by Texas artist James Surls stands tall in front of the Museum to welcome visitors and passerbys. Surls’ sculpture combines elements of nature, simplified facial features,…

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Taking a Closer Look Family Portrait: Jazz Fest at 50

Since its inception in 1975 by Bud Brimberg, the Jazz Fest poster has become a long standing and singular highlight of the annual celebration of music and culture in New Orleans. The poster provides great support for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation and encapsulates the energy and enthusiasm for each year’s festival….

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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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