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Curated Conversation with RaMell Ross and Scott Matthews

Enjoy this Curated Conversation with artist RaMell Ross and scholar Scott Matthews. The two explore the history of photography in Hale County Alabama from the early 20th century, including careers of Walker Evans and William Christenberry. Matthews and Ross also speak to Ross’ place within the historical context of documentarians of Hale County and the…

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Ogden Museum Announces the Second Time, Second Line Recycling Project presented by Cox Communications

Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to present the Second Time, Second Line Recycling Project, part of their Artists and Sense of Place Residency Program. The project features mixed media artist Jacqueline Ehle-Inglefield working with Young Audience Charter School students to introduce new art making techniques, explore their region and raise awareness about why recycling is important…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Abstract Drawing Inspired by Ida Kohlmeyer

Español abajo Incorporate your own symbols into abstract artwork like artist Ida Kohlmeyer. Ida Kohlmeyer was an American painter and sculptor who lived in Louisiana. She attended Newcomb College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. She began painting in her 30s and returned to Newcomb College in 1956 to earn her Master of…

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Simon Gunning Studio Tour & Reception Become a member today!

On Tuesday, October 19, the Richardson Society and Kohlmeyer Circle gathered for a private cocktail party and tour at the home and studio of artist Simon Gunning and his wife Shelly. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and small bites while learning and admiring Gunning’s works. Here are some of the memorable moments of the night! Photos by Ashley Lorraine Photography Looking to…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Spooky Halloween Monsters

Transform paper tubes into a spooky Halloween monster decoration. Happy Halloween! It’s that creepy, spooky time of year again. Create one last holiday inspired activity before the season ends. Supplies Paper tubes, String, Glue, Scissors and Color paper. Instructions Step 1: Let’s get spooky! Grab your supplies and think about what kind of monster you…

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Movement Mondays: Balloon Race

Español abajo  In this Movement Monday Activity, use tape and balloons to create a racing game to play with friends or family. Balloons are fun interactive decorations that are usually used in celebrations. They are inflated with air to create its shape. Balloons come in many different colors, shapes and sizes. Be creative and use…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Painting Abstract Shapes Inspired by Wendo Brunoir

Español abajo  Create an abstract painting inspired by Wendo Burnoir’s work.  Wendo Brunoir is a young contemporary visual artist from the United States, born in 1982. Brunoir had been selected to exhibit in Louisiana Contemporary Presented by the Helis Foundation for the past two consecutive years. Supplies Acrylic Paint, Brush, Paper Towels, Paper, Cup of…

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Adult Art Class Session I Dips into Drip Painting

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, museum educator Mikhayla Harrell led yet another fun-filled class of Adult Art Class Session I. Gaining inspiration from 2021 Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation artist Bianca Walker, this class focused on action painting. Action painting, also known as gestural abstraction, is the process of dripping, splashing or smearing paint onto…

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