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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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents HBCU Art Showcase in Collaboration with the New Orleans Chapter of the Links, Incorporated

NEW ORLEANS — Now on view at Ogden Museum of Southern Art is the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Art Showcase, presented in collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. This year’s exhibition consists of 34 works, showcasing work by 23 student artists attending Dillard University and Xavier University…

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Ogden Museum Hosts Premier Party of the Summer, the 6th Annual Magnolia Ball Celebrating the exhibition Piercing the Inner Wall

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, June 8, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host the sixth annual Magnolia Ball, celebrating the Museum’s current exhibition, Piercing the Inner Wall, showcasing the art of Dusti Bongé, the first Mississippi artist to work consistently in a Modernist style (on view through September 8). The Ball will bring…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents Crossing Barriers, A Panel Discussion Examining the Exhibition Piercing the Inner Wall: The Art of Dusti Bongé

NEW ORLEANS – Apr. 8, 2019 Inspired by the Museum’s upcoming exhibition, Piercing the Inner Wall: The Art of Dusti Bongé, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present Crossing Barriers: The Art & Impact of Dusti Bongé, a free panel discussion on Saturday, Apr. 13 at 2 p.m. Ogden Museum Curator of the Collection,…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents Piercing the Inner Wall: The Art of Dusti Bongé, On View April 11 to September 8, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Apr. 8, 2019 Opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019 and on view until Sep. 8, 2019 is Piercing the Inner Wall: The Work of Dusti Bongé, an exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of Mississippi’s first Abstract Expressionist painter. Widely considered to be the first…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Center for Southern Craft & Design Presents the Multi-Media Sculptural Work of Margarita Cabrera. On view March 28 to May 12, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Mar. 27, 2019 Opening March 28 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and on view through May 12, 2019 is the exhibition Margarita Cabrera, presented by The Center for Southern Craft & Design. Margarita Cabrera’s work focuses on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment. Cabrera…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Connects the Work of Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Artists from the Museum’s Permanent Collection in the Exhibition, Vernacular Voices, On View March 8 to July 14

NEW ORLEANS – Mar. 14, 2019 Now open at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and on view through July 14, 2019, Vernacular Voices showcases artwork from the Museum’s Permanent Collection by Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary artists from the American South. Artists included are Minnie Evans, Clementine Hunter, Zelle Manning, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Welmon Sharlhorne,…

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On March 30, Ogden Museum of Southern Art will Host Free Family Day: Self-Taught Saturday, Inspired by Permanent Collection Exhibition, Vernacular Voices Art Activities for All Ages, Music, Food, Performances and More!

NEW ORLEANS – Mar. 19, 2019 On Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a Free Family Day: Self-taught Saturday for the New Orleans community. The day’s free programming will include art activities, music, food, performances and other family-friendly activities – all inspired by the…

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