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Highlighting the Work of Ernest Withers: Featured in the Exhibition, "Revelations"

                            We got a request on Instagram to show works by photographer, Ernest Withers, and we’re delivering! Today, the O is highlighting Withers’ photographs, Elvis Presley, Backstage with Brook Benton, WDIA Goodwill Review, Memphis, TN and L.C. Bates, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, featured…

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Happy International Women’s Day Highlighting Works by Female Artists at the O!

Happy International Women’s Day! We are celebrating this important day by highlighting work by women artists from our permanent collection, as well as work on view in our upcoming exhibitions, Revelations: Recent Photography Acquisitions and Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art, both opening this month. FLORENCE MCCLUNG Florence McClung’s Cypress Swamp, Caddo Lake, from the…

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Chandra McCormick’s “The Prayer” January Collection Highlight

Photographer Chandra McCormick was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1957 and has been documenting the state and its people for more than 25 years with her husband, Keith Calhoun. Together, they have visually recorded a wide array of events throughout the state, including New Orleans’ vibrant music culture as well as other elements of…

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Film Screening: “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” By New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross

“Hale County This Morning, This Evening” by New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross, allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South, showing the consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously trumpeting the beauty of life and offering a testament to dreaming despite the odds.

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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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Discussing Doris Ulmann with Curator Richard McCabe Her Work, Style and Representation of Southern People

Curator of Photography Richard McCabe discusses what sets Doris Ulmann’s work apart and how it resonates with people today. Why did you choose to highlight Doris Ulmann’s work? The work of Doris Ulmann is very important, and reflects part of our mission at the Ogden Museum. It is very interesting that she was from an…

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