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Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Feature Nail Salon, A Body of Work by Christian Dinh Nail Salon Redirects Stigma and Celebrates Vietnamese-American Culture

New Orleans, LA — Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to spotlight the 2020-21 body of work, Nail Salon, by New Orleans ceramic artist, Christain Dinh. Drawing from his personal experience as a first generation Asian-American, Dinh created this series with the intention to redirect stigma and celebrate Vietnamese-American identity by confronting racism, stereotypes…

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OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART TO PREMIER SOLO EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY RAMELL ROSS IN SEPTEMBER 2021 Spell, Time, Practice, American, Body

NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 8, 2021) — Ogden Museum of Southern Art today announced the details of the coming solo exhibition, Spell, Time, Practice, American, Body, featuring large-format photography, film and sculptural works by RaMell Ross, on view September 25 through January 23, 2022. Spell, Time, Practice, American, Body will explore Ross’s inquiry into Hale…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Opens Call for Entries for 2021 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation 2021 Marks the 10th Year of This Juried Exhibition of Louisiana Art

NEW ORLEANS, LA (April 27, 2021) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art has opened the call for entries for the Museum’s annual juried exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, now in its tenth year. The exhibition is once again presented by The Helis Foundation, who is also sponsoring the annual Helis Foundation Art Prize, a $5,000 award, chosen…

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“Free Family Day: Wonders of the Wetlands” to Take Place at Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Saturday, March 27 Free Museum Admission and Family-Friendly Online Programming Exploring The Guardian of the Wetlands: Works by John Taylor

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host the event, Free Family Day: Wonders of the Wetlands, featuring free museum admission, an in-person scavenger hunt, plus online programming inspired by The Guardian of the Wetlands: Works by John Taylor, an exhibition presented…

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Exhibition of MaPó Kinnord’s Ceramic Work to be Presented at Ogden Museum of Southern Art March 6 – July 18, 2021 Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord

Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present the ceramic work of MaPó Kinnord in the exhibition, Outside In, Improvisations of Space, on view March 6 to July 18, 2021. Outside In, Improvisations of Space brings together works from throughout MaPó Kinnord’s career to illustrate her practice in clay. “I work with clay because I love the…

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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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