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The O’s Education Department works with the second grade students of l’Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle-Orléans Take a look inside their studio classroom!

  The Ogden Museum Education Department aims to provide student experiences focused on discovering meaning through observation, discussion and creative response. Additionally, by bringing art into the classroom through outreach programming and by providing support for educators of all subjects and ages, we strive to create a community of learners in which information and knowledge…

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Getting to Know Art of the Cup Artist, Marian Haigh Now on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Now on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art through December 10, is the Center for Southern Craft & Design’s 11th annual invitational exhibition, Art of the Cup. Art of the Cup was created in 2008 by Jan Kats, Director Emeritus for the Center of Southern Craft & Design. The current exhibition features 84…

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Getting to Know Art of the Cup Artist, Eleanor Anderson Now on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Now on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art through December 10, is the Center for Southern Craft & Design’s 11th annual invitational exhibition, Art of the Cup. Art of the Cup was created in 2008 by Jan Kats, Director Emeritus for the Center of Southern Craft & Design. The current exhibition features 84…

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THANK YOU FOR JOINING THE O! This year’s Summer Membership Drive was a tremendous success!

  This year’s Summer Membership Drive was a tremendous success! We’d like to thank everyone who renewed their membership this year and extend a warm welcome to those who decided to join the O. Your generous support allowed us to surpass last year’s numbers by 51 memberships with a total of 754 sold between July…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Celebrates 15 years! Thank you to everyone who came out and helped us #celebratethesouth!

  The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s 15th Anniversary celebration was more than a success thanks to our amazing community who joined us on Aug. 25 to #celebratethesouth! Since opening in 2003, the Museum has been dedicated to sharing the visual arts and culture of the American South with the community and this event felt…

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Want to Create a Mural in Downtown New Orleans? Check out the Unframed project!

Want to create a mural in Downtown New Orleans? You’re in luck! The Arts Council of New Orleans and The Helis Foundation are launching a new project to establish a series of small murals in the Arts Warehouse District. Unframed: Presented by The Helis Foundation will be Downtown’s first multi-mural exhibition, commissioning both local and international artist…

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The Story Behind the O’s Anniversary O’possum Meet "Marsupius Magnanimous" by William Dunlap

The O’Possum you’ve seen hanging from a red O in our 15th Anniversary ads was dreamed up and painted by Mississippi artist and longtime Ogden Museum supporter, William Dunlap, in 2010. With some other Museum supporters, Dunlap, as he puts it, “conspired to celebrate the O’possum as a fine and upstanding symbol of all that’s…

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Meet the Artist: Bonnie Maygarden Curatorial Fellow, Illusionist and Louisiana Contemporary Artist

Bonnie Maygarden is a contemporary artist born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Currently, Bonnie is working at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art as a Curatorial Fellow. She attended Pratt Institute, where she received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in 2010, and returned to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where she received a Master of…

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15 Reasons to Visit the Ogden Museum Louisiana Art, Ogden After Hours, Kid Friendly Events and More!

The Ogden Museum is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year! You can join us in celebrating with a day of kid and adult art activities, yoga, scavenger hunts, music, food and more on Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! This event is free and fun for the whole family. We can’t wait to…

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