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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Largest Photography Exhibition to Date, New Southern Photography, Opens at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art Oct. 6 Looking at the Photographic Innovators Influencing the Visualization of the American South

NEW ORLEANS – Opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, LA on Oct. 6 and on view until March 10, 2019 is New Southern Photography, an exhibition that highlights photography being practiced in the American South today. Curated by Ogden Museum of Southern Art Photography Curator, Richard McCabe, New Southern Photography is…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Free Admission and Family Friendly Programming on August 25, 2018 Art Activities for All Ages, Yoga, Music, Performances, Scavenger Hunts and More!

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host a free admission day celebrating the Museum’s 15th Anniversary. The day’s free programming will feature kid and adult art activities, yoga, music, performances and other family-friendly activities. From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., there…

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25 Artists Selected by Juror Courtney J. Martin for 2018 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation Opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art August 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Juror Courtney J. Martin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dia Art Foundation, has selected 34 works by 25 Louisiana artists for 2018 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. This annual juried exhibition will be on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art August 4 – November 4, 2018, with a VIP reception…

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Doris Ulmann: From the Highlands to the Lowlands Photography Exhibition is Now Open at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art An Exhibition of Dignified Portraits of the Region’s People

NEW ORLEANS – Now open at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and on view until September 16 is the photography exhibition, DorisUlmann: From the Highlands to the Lowlands, curated by Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum. A native New Yorker, Doris Ulmann (1882 – 1934) traveled through the American South, from Appalachia…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is Now Taking Artist Submissions For Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation

NEW ORLEANS — The Ogden Museum of Southern Art welcomes Louisiana artists to submit works to Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, now until June 6 at 5 p.m. This annual juried exhibition — in its seventh year — will be on view at the Ogden Museum August 4 – November 4, 2018. The…

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Courtney J. Martin Announced as Juror of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation At the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

NEW ORLEANS — The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is proud to announce Courtney J. Martin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dia Art Foundation, as the juror of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, on view at the Ogden Museum August 4 – November 4, 2018. This fall, Martin will examine the…

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Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785-1802 Opens at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on March 8, 2018 Featuring the Spanish colonial portraits of Josef Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802)

NEW ORLEANS – Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785-1802, curated by New Orleans native Cybèle Gontar, opens at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on March 8 and remains on view through September 2, 2018. This exhibition is held in conjunction with New Orleans’ Tricentennial exhibition programming, celebrating the city’s three-hundred year…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Experiences Notable Growth with the Election of Three Trustees and the Appointment of Board Officers

NEW ORLEANS – The Ogden Museum of Southern Art has experienced notable growth with the election of three new Trustees and the appointment of Board Officers. Joining the Ogden Museum Board of Trustees in 2018 are Richard Ford, novelist, winner of The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, executor of the literary estate of Eudora Welty and…

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One Place Understood: Photographs from the Do Good Fund Collection Opens at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art March 22 Featuring Photographs Taken in the American South Since World War II

NEW ORLEANS — Opening March 22 and on view through June 10, 2018 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is the exhibition, One Place Understood: Photographs From The Do Good Fund Collection. This exhibition includes photographs from The Do Good Fund collection taken in the American South since World War II. The collection ranges…

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