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O What a Night! Gala Patron Party An evening filled with art, local cuisine and crafted drinks!

On Thursday, January 13, 2022 Ogden Museum of Southern Art held it’s O What a Night! Gala Patron Party at the home of Jason Waguespack and Jeffery Morgan. The event provided Patron Ticket holders with a special preview of the Live Auction artwork and a chance to meet participating artists. The Delachaise provided the evening’s…

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Photographic Works from Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection Travel to Hilliard Art Museum

Ogden Museum is proud to loan four photographic works from its permanent collection to the Hilliard Art Museum in Lafayette for their exhibition, L. Kasimu Harris: Vanishing Black Bars & Lounges, on view through July 30, 2022. The photographs loaned to Hilliard Art Museum are the works of Chandra McCormick, Birney Imes and W. Eugene Smith. Vanishing…

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O|N Art of the South: Embodiment An annual collaboration between Isidore Newman School and Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Created to provide meaningful opportunities for students to connect to Southern art and artists, O|N Art of the South is an annual collaboration between Isidore Newman School and Ogden Museum of Southern Art that presents works from the Museum’s permanent collection in the Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery. After gallery explorations, students from all divisions are…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Horoscope Painting Inspired by Henry Lawrence Faulker

In this O-riginal Art Activity create a watercolor painting that represents your horoscope sign.  Henry Lawrence Faulkner was born on January 9, 1924 in Kentucky. He is best known for his wildly colorful, surreal oil paintings.  He created art during the colorist movement. Supplies Watercolor paint, Brush, Paper towels, Cup of water, White paper. Instructions  …

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5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Fun for the whole family!

Ogden Museum of Southern Art presented its 5th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 17. Visitors enjoyed exploring the museum through a scavenger hunt inspired by the Prospect 5 exhibition and an interactive “I Have a Dream” wall.  Plus, Art Activity Bags were available for all to take home and included…

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Movement Mondays: Winter Scavenger Hunt

Español abajo Create an assemblage inspired by winter. Instructions Step 1: What are your favorite things about winter? Step 2: Explore your house for objects that remind you of the winter season. Be sure to ask a parent or guardian permission to use the objects that you collected in your artwork. Step 3: Find a…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Darryl Chappell Foundation Announce Photographer-in-Residence Selection Congratulations to Aaron Turner

This past summer, Ogden Museum was awarded a $13,800 grant from the Darryl Chappell Foundation to fund a photographer-in-residence program. A call for entries for the residency was open from September 29 through November 23, 2021, and was open to Afrodescendants 21+ who had been practicing photography for the past five years.  After reviewing all 47…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022 I Have a Dream Art Activity

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reflecting on Dr. King’s legacy and the civil rights movement.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is renowned for his lifelong work in the civil rights movement. The civil rights movement was integral in affording African American people equal rights in the U.S. and bringing an end to segregation. His…

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