Tag Archives: Mardi Gras

Stanley Sporney’s “Mardi Gras Nap” February Collection Highlight

With the Mardi Gras festivities starting, we would like to highlight a piece that represents the celebration of the carnival season. Stanley Sporny’s Mardi Gras Nap depicts the essence of the Fat Tuesday tradition of parade goers flooding the streets of New Orleans. The piece shows the excitement to catch Mardi Gras throws, fashionable costumes and exhaustion…

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Cake, Cocktails & Carnival Fun for a Cause Highlights from the Ogden Museum's King Cake Walk Education Fundraiser

On Tuesday, Feb. 4 the Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted their annual King Cake Walk & Cocktails event. This year, ticket sales from the event helped raise funds for the Museum’s educational programming, allowing individuals to help expose the New Orleans community to the art and culture of the American South. Each ticket purchased…

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Mardi Gras Shopping Guide Come Shop the South at the Ogden Museum Store

This Mardi Gras season, get inspiration from the artists that New Orleans inspires! Come peruse the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Museum Store for Mardi Gras accessory ideas. Here are a few of our favorite carnival themed items:   BY ARTIST KATE MCNEE Kate McNee designs fanciful costumes and clothing with Mardi Gras traditions in…

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