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O-riginal Art Activities: Splatter Painting Inspired by Randall Schmit

Explore expressive brushstrokes to create an abstract painting. Randall Schmit was a visual artist born in Newark, New Jersey. He was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Texas A&M University where he first studied architecture, but following his passion Schmit changed his major to painting. He later became the Studio Assistant to abstract colorist,…

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Curated Conversation with Roland L. Freeman Discussing Freeman's Introduction To Photography and his Portfolio

Enjoy this new two-part Curated Conversation with Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at Ogden Museum, and photographer, Roland L. Freeman. In part one, the two discuss Freeman’s introduction to photography and his background in the medium, and in part two, they take a deep dive into Freeman’s portfolio. Freeman’s photography is currently featured in the solo…

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Ogden Museum Teen Intern Presentations! Featuring Their Original Works of Art

Last week, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art Teen Interns presented their original works of art inspired by favorite works on view at the Museum. Their presentations served as their final project and culminated all that they’ve learned throughout the summer program. We are so proud of them and look forward to seeing them continue…

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Movement Mondays: Exploring Fashion Styles

Design your silliest outfit in this Movement Monday Activity. Fashion is considered a form of self-expression. Style can be expressed with shoes, clothing and accessories. Explore your fashion style. Instructions Step 1: Look in your closet and decide what clothes you want to use for your silly outfit. What type of clothes do you think…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Wacky Shoes Inspired by George Andrews

Transform an old pair of shoes into a work of art with a bright and color design like George Andrews has done. George Andrews was born in 1911 Plainview, Georgia and died in 1996. George Andrews was a self-taught artist. He was given the nickname, Dot Man because of his unique dot style that he…

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CURATED CONVERSATION WITH WILLIAM MONAGHAN FEATURED IN "BUILT: SCULPTURAL ART FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION"

Enjoy this new Curated Conversation with BUILT: Sculptural Art from The Permanent Collection artist, William Monaghan, and Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection. During this talk, the two talk about Monaghan’s work and his studio practices to better understand the large-scale, industrial canvases he creates today. You can view Monaghan’s work, Untitled (1619), in the exhibition BUILT, on view through July…

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Movement Mondays: Exploring the Sounds of Nature

Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, recreate sounds found in nature. The ability to hear is one of the five senses of the body. Using our ears, we have the ability to listen to music or communicate with others. Many things in nature use sounds to communicate, such as a birdcall or dog bark….

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Receives Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts To Support the Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program

We are thrilled to share that Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been approved for a $35,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Ogden Museum Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program, which provides opportunities for New Orleans area underserved students, ages 13 to 25. The grant will assist us in…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Paper Sculpture Inspired by Jeffrey Cook

Español abajo Create a sculptural piece that has a special secret surprise within it. Jeffrey Cook was a New Orleans artist from the Central City neighborhood. He was known for his use of recycled and found objects in his sculptural works. Supplies Recycled Boxes, Paper, Tape, Scissors, Pencil, Markers Instructions   Step 1: Think about a…

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