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NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUMS JOINTLY ANNOUNCE CLOSURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                    March 15, 2020 NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUMS JOINTLY ANNOUNCE CLOSURE The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) have decided to temporarily close our doors starting Monday, March 16, 2020 to aid in the prevention of the spread of…

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NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUMS JOINTLY ANNOUNCE CLOSURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                    March 15, 2020 NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUMS JOINTLY ANNOUNCE CLOSURE The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) have decided to temporarily close our doors starting Monday, March 16, 2020 to aid in the prevention of the spread of… Read More about NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUMS JOINTLY ANNOUNCE CLOSURE

Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Present “Revelations: Recent Photography Acquisitions” On View March 14 to September 27, 2020

New Orleans (February 21, 2020) – On view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art from March 14 to September 27, 2020 is Revelations: Recent Photography Acquisitions, an exhibition of more than 70 photographic works by 39 artists, designed as a sweeping survey of documentary and fine art photographic traditions practiced in the American South…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Present “Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art” On View March 28 to August 30, 2020

New Orleans (February 21, 2020) –  The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art, an exhibition of over 50 works of art by 11 artists, focused on the use of wrapping and binding techniques within the canon of contemporary Southern Art. On view from March 28…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art to present “Melvin Edwards: Crossroads” On View through July 5, 2020

Africa is with me every day. It’s part of my universe, along with everything else that’s part of my universe. The problem with most discussions of modernism is that they aren’t personal enough. – Melvin Edwards, 2019   NEW ORLEANS, LA (January 24, 2020)—The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present Melvin Edwards: Crossroads, an exhibition that explores…

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“King Cake Walk and Cocktails at the O” to Benefit Educational Programming at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on February 4 King Cakes from Local Bakeries, Plus Local Vendors and Live Performances

New Orleans (January 23, 2020) – On Tuesday, February 4 from 6 – 8 p.m., the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host “King Cake Walk and Cocktails at the O” to support Ogden Museum educational programming. In celebration of Mardi Gras season, guests will have the opportunity to try King Cakes from local bakeries, peruse…

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Art, Performances and Community Partners at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on January 20

New Orleans (January 13, 2020) – On Monday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a free admission day celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day’s activities will focus on art and community, inspired by artists whose work investigates social justice,…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Honor Celebrated Artist Lonnie Holley And William S. Arnett, Founder of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation At Annual Gala O What a Night! Gala to Take Place on October 19

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Saturday, October 19, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host its annual O What a Night! gala. Now in its 14 th year, the gala celebrates the diversity and dynamism of art from the American South and recognizes the Ogden Museum’s mission to expand knowledge of Southern artists and…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents “Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry” On view through March 1, 2020

New Orleans — (September 10, 2019) Artist William Christenberry, long hailed as a pioneer in establishing color photography as a fine art medium, will receive a wide-ranging career survey at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art this October. The exhibition will feature a selection of his iconic photographs of Hale County, Alabama alongside drawings, paintings, sculptures,…

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