Thank you for supporting O What a Night! There’s still time to bid on works or art in the Extended Silent Auction, closing Sunday, November 1 at 5 p.m.

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With the health and safety of its supporters in mind, Ogden Museum of Southern Art has transitioned its annual O What a Night! Gala to an online format, featuring live and silent art auctions that will support the Museum’s educational mission to share the art and culture of the American South. 

Live Art Auction (Place Bids Now or During the Event!): Saturday, October 17, 8-9 p.m.

Silent Art Auction NOW OPEN: Monday, October 12, 12 a.m. – Sunday, October 18, 5 p.m.

The O What a Night! Live and Silent Auctions are open to all. Just click on the buttons above to register to participate. The Live Auction, led by auctioneer CK Swett, is made possible through the support of Ogden Museum’s Live Auction Host, Neal Auction Company.

O What a Night! supports Ogden Museum’s educational mission to share the art and culture of the American South with the New Orleans community and beyond.

Do you want to be an O What a Night! Supporter? Supporters of O What a Night! will receive:

  • Special catering pricing from Bearcat CBD
  • Celebratory gifts from the Ogden Museum Store
  • Timed tickets to Museum for an in-person auction item viewing
  • A link to the Live Auction event, led by an auctioneer
  • A Spotify playlist for your small group gathering
  • Recognition on print and digital materials

Support opportunities are outlined below!


How to Bid in Silent Auction - NOW OPEN

  1. Visit Givergy.us/owhatanight to view the Silent Auction
  2. Click the piece you would like to bid on, enter the desired amount in the “enter amount” field and click “place bid.”
  3. Enter your contact information and your credit card information and confirm your bid.

Tips & Reminders:

  • Bidding opens Monday, October 12 at 12 a.m. and closes Sunday, October 18 at 5 p.m.
  • After you register in Givergy, you will receive text and email reminders throughout the Silent Auction.
  • If you’ve been outbid, you will receive a notification from Givergy by text and email.
  • You can view the Silent Auction in person at Ogden Museum!
  • Not only does your silent auction purchase support Ogden Museum’s educational mission to share the art and culture of the American South, but this year, a portion of silent auction sales benefit artists who generously donated work to this important fundraiser. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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Ways to Bid in the Live Auction - NOW OPEN

Bid Online Bid by Telephone Bid Absentee

How to Register to Bid:

1. Click here to visit the Live Auction site.

2. Click the Join button. Enter your email address in the pop-up box, and accept the terms and conditions. Enter your information and follow the prompts to register.

3. Next, go to Account Settings. Note your automatically generated username. Enter your payment information and hit submit.

4. Enter your password and hit confirm. You will receive a notice when your account is approved for bidding.

5. If your registration was successful, you will see a bid button. Click the bid button to bid at the amount listed. Place your bid now and/or during the evening of the live auction. 

Biding by Phone Encouraged:

You can also bid by phone! Bidding by phone will avoid the 5% buyers premium for the buyer. Schedule a phone bid by clicking here. Schedule your phone bid online by Friday, October 16, or on Saturday, you can call Michelle Leckert at 504.615.0695 to set up bidding. A volunteer will then call you during the Live Auction to place your bid.

Tips & Reminders:

  • The Live Auction program will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, but you can bid NOW and/or set up phone bidding.
  • You must register in advance to bid.
  • We recommend using the bid by phone option!
  • We offer reminder calls during the Live Auction. Do you want to be notified by phone when a particular work is coming up for bid? Let us know by emailing owan@ogdenmuseum.org.
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Catalog


FEATURED ARTISTS

LIVE AUCTION ARTISTS: John Alexander, Walter Anderson, John Barnes, Aron Belka, Lynda Benglis, Thornton Dial, George Dunbar, William Goodman, Simon Gunning, Sally Heller, Mallory Page, Ayo Scott, Amanda Stone Talley, John Isiah Walton and Carl Joe Williams

SILENT AUCTION ARTISTS: Leslie Addison, Nic Brierre Aziz, Mac Ball, Ron Bechet, Raine Bedsole, Jacksun Bein, Sofia Belkin, Mark Bercier, Christa Blackwood, Andrew M. Blanchard, blvxmth, Michael Andrew Booker, Sesthasak Boonchai, Douglas Bourgeois, Wendo Brunoir, Carlos Canul, Dan Charbonnet, Virginia Rougon Chavis, Langdon Clay, Maude Schuyler Clay, Theresa Cole, Ashleigh Coleman, Michael Roque Collins, Kara Crowley, Theresa Crushshon, Tony Dagradi, Sarrah Danziger, Stephen Paul Day, Earl Dismuke, Dr. Bob, D-TAG, Maggie Dunlap, William Dunlap, Michael Eble, James Flynn, Becky Fos, John Gargano, Mitchell Gaudet, Sophia Germer, Rosemary Goodell, Shawn Hall, L. Kasimu Harris, Mike Hartnett, Jordan Hess, Marcia B. Holmes, Susan Jamison, Miles Kinney, David Knox, Sharon Kopriva, Casey Langteau, David Lambert, Anne Lane, Erica Larkin Gaudet, Charles Muir Lovell, Shawne Major, Sarah Martzolf, Jonathan Mayers, Molly McCall, Becca McGirney, Selina McKane, Michael Meads, Kristin Meyers, Greg Miles, Leroy Miranda, Jr., Lara Morgan, David Rae Morris, Randall D. Mosman, Jr., Kelly A. Mueller, Amy Newell, Neal Novak, Jon Osborne, Sherry Owens, Ann Perich, Carol Peebles, Matthew Phelan, Susan Plum, Ashley Pridmore, RJ Raizk, Nikki Rosato, Brittan Rosendahl, Dan Rule, Rhenda Saporito, Claire Christine Sargenti, Cynthia Scott, Isabella Scott, Richard Sexton, Aimee Farnet Siegel, Joey Slaughter, Joshua “jdot_smith” Smith, Mark Spiers, Jill Stoll, Leona Strassberg Steiner, Trenity Thomas, Sherry Tipton, Nell C. Tilton, Alexis Walter, Ed Williford, George Yerger, Caroline Youngblood, Antonia Zennaro and Monica Zeringue

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Not only does your silent auction purchase support Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s educational mission to share the art and culture of the American South, but this year, a portion of silent auction sales benefit artists who generously donated work to this important fundraiser. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣


Committee

Committee Chair: Catherine Makk

Chris Alfieri, Suzie & Ted Bloch, Meaghan & Joe Bonavita, Tristan Bultman, Tracy Copeland, Mathilde & Richard Currence, Sweet & Ben Dupuy, Lauren & Bryan Fitzpatrick, Dr. Jerry & Carolyn Fortino, Alexa Georges & Jerry Armatis, Walton & Jeffrey Goldring, William Goldring, Ariel & L. Kasimu Harris, Jessie Schott Haynes & Beau Haynes, Janet & Scott Howard, Kevin Kelly, Paul J. Leaman & Marilyn V. Dittmann, Gregory Morey & Scott James, Dale Mott & Kenneth P. Hyle, Martha Murphy & Jack Leahy, Betsy Nalty & Dick Simmons, Michelle & Field Ogden, Roger Ogden & Ken Barnes, Judith Oudt, Tia & Jimmy Roddy, Christa & Matt Schwartz, Laura & Sonny Shields, Holly & Geoffrey P. Snodgrass, Allison and Ben Tiller, Thomas P. Westervelt, Michael Wilkinson, Sharonda Williams


Sponsors


BENEFACTORS: Coleman E. Adler II, The Arnett Family, Callan Contemporary, Mathilde & Richard Currence, The Helis Foundation, Gregory Holt & Lucy Burnett, LeMieux Galleries, Catherine Makk, Roger H. Ogden & Ken Barnes, Charles Urstadt & David Bernard

PATRONS: Adler’s Jewelry, Suzie & Ted Bloch, Susan & Ralph Brennan, Claire Elizabeth Gallery, Dr. Jerry & Carolyn Fortino, Hancock Whitney Bank, IBERIABANK/First Horizon, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Dale A. Mott & Kenneth P. Hyle, New Orleans Magazine, Henry & Pat Shane, Christopher Villere, Jason Waguespack

SUPPORTERS: Chris Alfieri, Louellen & Darryl Berger, Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Brockschmidt & Coleman, Tracy Copeland, Eclectic Home, LLC, Haynie Family Foundation, Lauren & Bryan Fitzpatrick, Susan & Jimmy Gundlach, Stuart B. Hurt, Paul J. Leaman, Jr. & Marilyn V. Dittmann, Gregory Morey & Scott James, Martha Murphy & Jack Leahy, Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, Troy Scroggins, Laura & Sonny Shields, Betsy Nalty & Dick Simmons, Holly & Geoffrey P. Snodgrass, SUD, Allison & Ben Tiller, Michelle & Lamar Villere, Blair Wunderlich & Elizabeth Keckler

CONTRIBUTORS: Elizabeth A. Boh, Meaghan & Joe Bonavita, Charles & Kent Davis, Catherine Drennan, Sweet & Ben Dupuy, Monica Ann Frois & Eve Barrie Masinter, Janet & Scott Howard, Susan & Doug Johnson, C.C. & Bill Langenstein, Courtney Le Clerq, Sarah E. Martzolf, Matthew B. Moreland, Judith Oudt, Molly Pulda, Tia & Jimmy Roddy, Stephanie Stokes & Dan Shea, Sharonda R. Williams, Justin Woods, Sarah & George Young

PROSECCO SPONSOR: Total Wine & More


Support Opportunities

BENEFACTOR – $10,000

  • Name recognition as a Benefactor on all print and digital materials including email blasts, a digital auction catalog and the website
  • Listing on Ogden Museum donor wall for one year
  • Four transferrable one-year Family Memberships
  • 10 tickets to Ogden Museum for a private Champagne viewing of the live and silent auction artwork with the curators and Executive Director
  • Gift basket including 10 artist made masks from the Ogden Museum Store, 10 traditional Adler’s “O Pins,” a six-inch layer cake from Beth Biundo Sweets, four bottles of Champagne and a signed and matted photograph by Richard McCabe, photographer and Curator of Photography at Ogden Museum

 

CONTRIBUTOR – $500

  • Name recognition as a Contributor in digital auction catalog and on the Ogden Museum website
  • Two tickets for timed admission to view the auction artwork at Ogden Museum
  • Gift basket including one artist made mask from the Ogden Museum Store, one traditional Adler’s “O Pin” and mini cookies from Beth Biundo Sweets

PATRON – $5,000

  • Name recognition as a Patron on all print and digital materials including email blasts, a digital auction catalog and the website
  • Listing on Ogden Museum donor wall for one year
  • Two transferrable one-year Family Memberships
  • 10 tickets for timed admission to view the live and silent auction artwork at the Ogden Museum
  • Gift basket including five artist made masks from the Ogden Museum Store, five traditional Adler’s “O Pins,” a seasonal pound cake from Beth Biundo Sweets, two bottles of Champagne and a signed and matted photograph by Richard McCabe, photographer and Curator of Photography at Ogden Museum

Photograph included in gift basket: Richard McCabe, Motel, Alabama, 2014, 6 x 6″ image, 11 x 14″ matte, Archival pigment print

 

 

SUPPORTER – $1,000

  • Name as recognition as a Supporter in digital auction catalog and on the Ogden Museum website
  • Four tickets for timed admission to view the live and silent auction artwork at Ogden Museum
  • Gift basket including two artist made masks from the Ogden Museum Store, two traditional Adler’s “O Pins,” assorted cookies from Beth Biundo Sweets and one bottle of Champagne

Recognition in print and digital materials may vary depending on date of commitment. Interested in learning more about other sponsorship opportunities to support O What A Night? Please email development@ogdenmuseum.org.

 

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