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OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART TO EXHIBIT ITS FIRST MAJOR VIDEO PERFORMANCE PIECE TO BE ADDED TO THE ORGANIZATION’S PERMANENT COLLECTION MARCH 20 – AUGUST 22, 2021 Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down) by Sheldon Scott

In 2020, Ogden Museum of Southern Art acquired its first major video performance piece, Sheldon Scott’s Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down). Ogden Museum will exhibit Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down) from March 20 to August 22, 2021. With Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down), Sheldon Scott uses his own…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Welcomes Four New Members to its Board of Trustees Penny Francis, Noah Hardie, Jack Little and Cleo Thomas

NEW ORLEANS – Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce that Penny Francis, Noah Hardie, Jack Little and Cleo Thomas have joined the Museum’s Board of Trustees. “We are so happy to welcome these incredible individuals to Ogden Museum’s Board of Trustees,” says William Pittman Andrews, Executive Director of Ogden Museum. “Penny Francis,…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents in Collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, The Guardian of the Wetlands: Works by John Taylor An Exhibition Highlighting the Issue of Wetland Loss in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, LA (February 4, 2021) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art presents The Guardian of the Wetlands: Works by John Taylor, an exhibition presented in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, featuring works by John Taylor, storyteller, environmentalist, self-taught artist and life-long resident of New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward. The Guardian of the Wetlands…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Hosts 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Collaboration with Community Partner Featuring Free Museum Admission and Online Programming

(NEW ORLEANS) – In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in collaboration with local nonprofits, artists, poets and educators, will host the Museum’s 4th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This special event…

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OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART TO EXHIBIT TWO EXHIBITIONS HIGHLIGHTING PERMANENT COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPHY Roland Freeman - Portfolio and Revelations II: Recent Photography Acquisition

NEW ORLEANS, LA (February 2, 2021) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art will feature two exhibitions of photographic work from the permanent collection from March 27 to September 5, 2021, including Roland L. Freeman – Portfolio and Revelations II: Recent Photography Acquisitions. In 1997, The Center for the Study of Southern Culture at The University…

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New Orleans Nonprofits, Ogden Museum of Southern Art & Pontchartrain Conservancy, Partner to Offer STEAM Virtual Tour Focused on Art and Nature “The Art of Walter Anderson: Marshland Flora and Fauna”

NEW ORLEANS – Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Pontchartrain Conservancy have partnered to offer students in grades 4-12 the two-part STEAM virtual tour, “The Art of Walter Anderson: Marshland Flora and Fauna.”  Part 1 (Ogden Museum): Students explore Walter Anderson’s watercolor works illustrating animals and plants. Anderson is a Southern artist who spent many…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces the Promotion of Three Staff Members Dorcas Omojola, Director of Finance and Administration; Amanda Rose, Director of Programming and Operations; Claire Wilkinson, Director of Development

NEW ORLEANS – Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce the promotion of three staff members. Dorcas Omojola has been named Director of Finance and Administration, Amanda Rose is now Director of Programming and Operations and Claire Wilkinson is now Director of Development. “This is an exciting moment for our nonprofit organization, and the…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces 56 Artists Selected for Louisiana Contemporary, the Museum’s Annual Juried Exhibition, Presented by The Helis Foundation

New Orleans (July 23, 2020) — Ogden Museum of Southern Art announced today the artists selected for the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, the Museum’s annual juried exhibition featuring work by contemporary artists from across the state. This year’s guest juror, René Morales, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator…

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