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O What A Night!

New times demand new ways for New Orleanians to celebrate—this year, Ogden Museum of Southern Art brings the party home, STAY SAFE STYLE. Whether you indulge in an intimate evening for two, or host a small group gathering, this year’s O What a Night! brings all of the elegance and excitement of the Ogden Museum’s annual…

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Online Magnolia Ball Silent Auction 2020 Celebrating the Museum's Exhibitions, Entwined and Revelations

The first week of June is when Ogden Museum typically hosts its annual Magnolia Ball – the social event of the summer and a celebration of Southern art and culture. Out of concern for your health and safety, we’ve made the difficult decision to forgo our usual fête. However, we are pleased to present more…

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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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Celebrating Black History Month Highlighting Moses Hogan

In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting Turning Wheels by Moses Hogan, an arranger, pianist, conductor, composer and visual artist. Turning Wheels is on view through July 5 in What Music is Within: Black Abstraction from the Permanent Collection. About Moses Hogan Moses Hogan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 13, 1957. Moses manifested…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Exploring the Work of Benny Andrews Combining Art and Activism

In celebration of Black History Month, we are exploring the work of Benny Andrews. Born in rural Georgia in 1930, artist and activist Andrews creates expressive collages, prints, paintings and drawings. After being the first in his family to graduate high school, Andrews attended Fort Valley State, one of the three black colleges in Georgia….

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