Artist and Sense of Place: What are Native Bees, Y’all? (psst: not honey bees!) Bonella A. St. Ville Elementary Students and Artist Shawn Hall Explain

At the heart of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s mission is educating the public in the visual arts and culture of the American South. Since its inception in 2001, the education department has organized artist-in-residence programs that pair artists with local schools. Working with elementary school children in the medium of the artists choice, the artist…

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Looking at Richard Wilt’s “Farewell” On Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, tells us about Richard Wilt’s painting, Farewell. Richard Wilt (1915 – 1981) was born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University) in 1938. Wilt served as a pilot in World War…

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