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Ogden Museum Online Lessons For the Classroom: Sam Gilliam's Drape Work

Abstract artists often use color and shape to express emotions or ideas. Using Drape Work, by Sam Gilliam as inspiration, create a color wash painting and sculpture that reveals the hues and movement of your own emotions. Sam Gilliam is an African American artist who works in color field painting and lyrical abstraction. Gilliam lives and works…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art is Now Taking Artist Submissions for Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation: Whitney Museum’s David Breslin Announced as 2019 Juror

NEW ORLEANS — The Ogden Museum of Southern Art welcomes Louisiana artists to submit their work for this year’s Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, now until June 5 at 5 p.m. This annual juried exhibition will be on view at the Ogden Museum August 3, 2019  – January 5, 2020. For the last…

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Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation 2019 Juror: David Breslin

David Breslin is the DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Prior to joining the Whitney, Breslin was the John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Chief Curator at the Menil Drawing Institute in Houston, Texas. Previously, he was Associate Director, Research and Academic Program and Associate Curator of Contemporary…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day Learn More About the Women Behind the Work

Happy International Women’s Day! We are celebrating by highlighting a selection of work by women artists currently on view at the Ogden Museum! Minnie Evans Minnie Evans was an African American folk artist, surrealist and visionary who was born in Pender County, North Carolina in 1892. Evans did not begin to draw or paint until…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents New Southern Photography Programming: A Screening of the Film, “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” by RaMell Ross, Plus a Panel Discussion, The Dismantling of Southern Photography

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) Inspired by the Museum’s current exhibition, New Southern Photography, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present two free events in January 2019: a film screening of “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” by New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross, on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., as well as a panel…

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BIG Exhibition Presents Works, Grand and Complicated in Size, from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection, Opening November 29 Works by Willie Birch, Jeffrey Cook, Gregory Saunders, Kendal Shaw, Among Others

New Orleans – November 28, 2018 Opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Thursday, November 29, 2018 and on view until February 17, 2019 is BIG, an exhibition that is drawn from the Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection, highlighting the Museum’s largest holdings. Assembled together for the first time, this exhibition will showcase works…

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