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O-riginal Art Activities: Community Storytelling through Murals Inspired by Michael Frolich

Español abajo Create a draft for your mural idea from the previous Movement Monday Activity.  Michael Frolich is an artist who decorated the walls of bars with surreal landscapes, in areas where he was a resident. Frolich shows a range of styles inspired by his life and fantasies. Frolich’s paintings are most recognizable filling the…

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Movement Mondays: Community Storytelling through Murals

In this Movement Monday Activity, imagine murals in your community. In every community there is a story to be told. Stories are about making connections. A story can create a connection between the people and their community. The power of community storytelling lies not only in the stories, but in the process of creating those stories. Murals are…

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Celebrating the 8th Annual Magnolia Ball! Art, Music and Entertainment!

Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted its 8th annual Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 12 to celebrate the exhibition, Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord. Guests enjoyed art, live entertainment and a silent auction with over 90 items from Southern artists and regional businesses. Musical guests included DJ Heelturn, DJ Jess,…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Geometric Drawing Inspired by Will Henry Stevens

Español abajo Create a geometric drawing inspired by Will Henry Stevens. Will Henry Stevens was born 1881 in Vevay, Indiana and was inspired by this pastoral setting from an early age. His father was the town’s apothecary, and taught Stevens the basics of chemistry, which he would use later in life to create his own…

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Magnolia Ball Silent Auction is Open! Bidding Available Until June 13 at 5 p.m.

Magnolia Ball is this Saturday, June 12! We are pleased to present 90+ regional artists and businesses in our Magnolia Ball Silent Auction, celebrating the exhibition, Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord. Support the O and support Southern artists and businesses by bidding online now through June 13 at 5 p.m.!…

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Movement Mondays: Geometric Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Explore your home for objects to create a geometric assemblage. Instructions Step 1: Name some shapes. Which shape is your favorite? Search your home for found objects that are various shapes. Be sure to ask a parent or guardian’s permission to use the objects you find. Step 2: Once you have collected some…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Abstract Portrait Inspired by Horton Humble

Español abajo Inspired by Horton Humble’s Scattered Sight, illustrate your inner thoughts as an abstract self-portrait. Horton Humble is a member of Level Artist Collective, and a native son of New Orleans. Humble grew up primarily in the Sixth Ward – popularly known today as the Faubourg Tremé. Horton’s work is greatly influenced by his…

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