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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Opens the Call for Entries For the 2022 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation Louisiana artists are encouraged to submit their work now through May 27, 2022

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art has opened the call for entries for the annual juried exhibition Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation. The call for entries is open now through May 27, 2022. Like previous years, this year’s Louisiana Contemporary features The Helis Foundation Art Prize, a $5,000 award, chosen…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces a Solo Exhibition of Beauford Delaney Be Your Wonderful Self: The Portraits of Beauford Delaney, organized by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

“[Beauford] Delaney repeatedly turned to art to annihilate the boundaries of fixed identity in ways that were not simply aesthetic…but also spiritual. Such ecstatic annihilations ran between his purely abstract paintings and his portraits, animating his figurative and non-figurative work alike.”[1]  —Mary Campbell “[I] have worked terribly hard…and much has sundered and exploded, but now…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Receives $10,000 from the 2021 Disaster Mitigation Grant from Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

(New Orleans, LA) – To support the recovery of humanities-based organizations affected by Hurricane Ida, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded a $150,000 Chairman’s Award to the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) in November 2021. Ogden Museum of Southern Art is honored to receive $10,000 from this generous grant.  Following Hurricane Ida,…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art To Host a Free Family Day Celebrating the Second Time, Second Line Exhibition, presented by Cox Communications Featuring free admission, take-home art activity bags, a museum scavenger hunt and more!

(New Orleans, LA) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a free Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 to celebrate the exhibition Second Time, Second Line Recycling Project, presented by Cox Communications. The celebration will feature free admission, take-home art activity bags (including all art supplies), a museum…

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