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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Opens Call for Entries to the Darryl Chappell Foundation Photographer-in-Residence Program Residency to take place April to June 2022

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art has opened the call for photographers to apply to the Darryl Chappell Foundation photographer-in-residence program. The Museum was awarded $13,800 by the Darryl Chappell Foundation this past summer to fund a photographer-in-residence program. The application is open to Afrodescendants 21+ who have been practicing photography for…

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Ogden Museum Of Southern Art Will Host Free Family Day and COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunity on Saturday, September 11

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a Free Family Day for the New Orleans community. The free admission day will include a “Passport to the South Scavenger Hunt,” take-home art activity bags with supplies and music by DJ Heelturn. In conjunction…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Winners of 2021 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition Louisiana Contemporary is Presented by The Helis Foundation

New Orleans, LA — Ogden Museum of Southern Art has announced the winners of the 2021 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, now on view at Ogden Museum through October 10, 2021. Louisiana Contemporary is the Museum’s annual juried exhibition, and this year features 51 works by 39 Louisiana artists from a…

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SALLY MANN SELECTED TO RECEIVE OPUS AWARD FROM OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART AT O WHAT A NIGHT GALA OCTOBER 16, 2021 Sally Mann to be Recognized for Contributions to the Genre of Southern Art

(New Orleans) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art announced today that internationally recognized American photographer and author, Sally Mann, will be the 2021 recipient of the annual OPUS Award to be presented at Ogden Museum’s 16th annual “O What a Night” gala on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Ogden Museum’s OPUS Award is presented to individuals…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Receive $35,0000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to Support the Ogden Museum Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program A Program Serving New Orleans Area Underserved Students, Ages 13 to 25

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been approved for a $35,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Ogden Museum Teen and Young Adult Outreach Program, which provides opportunities for New Orleans area underserved students, ages 13 to 25. Ogden Museum’s project is among the more than…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Awarded $75,000 by The Terra Foundation for The New Story of the South: A 20th Anniversary Exhibition

NEW ORLEANS – The Terra Foundation for American Art has announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural organizations in the United States, including Ogden Museum of Southern Art. These grants support projects through the foundation’s new two-year exhibition grant initiative, “Re-envisioning Permanent Collections: An Initiative for U.S. Museums.”…

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OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART ANNOUNCES 39 ARTISTS SELECTED FOR 10TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION, LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY, PRESENTED BY THE HELIS FOUNDATION

New Orleans, LA — Ogden Museum of Southern Art announced today the artists selected for the 2021 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, Hallie Ringle, Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art at the Birmingham…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Awarded $13,800  Darryl Chappell Foundation Photographer-in-Residence Grant Residency to Take Place April to May 2022

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to announce that the museum has been awarded a $13,800 grant from the Darryl Chappell Foundation to fund a photographer-in-residence from April to May 2022. The application is open to Afrodescendants 21+ who have been practicing photography for the past five years. Candidates from…

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