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Celebrating Memorial Day Susan Worsham's Marine

Today on Memorial Day, we’re sharing Susan Worsham’s photograph, Marine, Hotel near airport, Richmond, VA, from our permanent collection.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We asked Susan Worsham about the Marine pictured in her photograph. Worsham’s brother served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, so the photograph is extra special to her. She shares…⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ “The Marine…

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Docent Permanent Collection Pick Ogden Museum Docent, Elizabeth Larose, Explores the work of Welmon Sharlhorne

Take a look at some of our Docents’ favorite works of art from our permanent collection! This blog post is the second in a series looking at some of our Ogden Museum Docents’ favorite pieces. Ogden Museum Docent, Elizabeth Larose, chose to share this work by Welmon Sharlhone. Is it a map to hidden treasure? Could…

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Docent Permanent Collection Pick Ogden Museum Docent, Harriet Riley, Explores "Flowing River"

Take a look at some of our Docents’ favorite works of art from our permanent collection! This blog post is the first in a series looking at some of our Ogden Museum Docents’ favorite pieces. Ogden Museum Docent, Harriet Riley, chose to share Clementine Hunter’s Flowing River. Flowing River by Clementine Hunter is one of my…

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Permanent Collection Spotlight Exploring Horton Humble's "The Guardian"

Today, the O is highlighting a piece from the permanent collection – Horton Humble’s The Guardian, which stands at a towering 10 feet! It was in the summer of 2017 that Humble created The Guardian, his first public sculpture in steel. The piece was commissioned by The Helis Foundation for the Poydras Corridor project, Sculpture for New…

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Celebrating the life of American Painter, Noel Rockmore Born on this day in 1928

American painter Noel Rockmore (Noel Montgomery Davis) was born on this day in New York City in 1928. ⁣ ⁣ By 1939, painting and art had become Rockmore’s passion. By 16, he was copying Rembrandt at the Metropolitan Museum. And by 18, he was studying at the Art Students League of New York.⁣ ⁣ A…

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Happy Birthday William Christenberry! Celebrating the Life of a Renowned Southern Artist

Born on November 5, 1936 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, William Christenberry began his artistic career with the painting of large abstract expressionist paintings before exploring different mediums such as painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. Ghost Form, a sculptural work by Christenberry in the Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection, was created in 1994 and is composed of balsa…

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The Heron and the House Join the Ogden Museum Collection

The Ogden Museum is excited to announce the latest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection: Cheryl Medow’s Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer and William Christenberry’s Dream House (Gold). Cheryl Medow, Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer, 2017, Gift of Erin Frankenheimer in Memory of Her Mother, Leslie Frankenheimer Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer showcases Medow’s photographic practices. Medow,…

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