The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents a Diverse Mix of Musical Entertainers in Ogden After Hours Lineup Promoting the Music, Visual Arts and Culture of the American South Every Thursday

NEW ORLEANS – Feb. 26, 2019

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is excited to announce the upcoming lineup for the Museum’s longtime running entertainment series, Ogden After Hours, which takes place on Thursdays from 6 – 8 p.m.

Concert schedule:
March 7: KatieCat & Cain
March 14: Kim Carson
March 21: Cha Wa
March 28: Marc Stone 3 with Sam Price and Michael Burkart
April 4: Sabertooth Swing
April 11: Seva Venet Bicentennial Celebration of the Banjo in New Orleans
May 9: Indigo Strings
May 16: Spencer Bohren
May 30: Water Seed
June 13: Papa Mali
June 20: Ross Newell

Ogden After Hours, managed by Michael Paz, Concert & Film Coordinator, has promoted the music, visual arts and culture of the American South since the Museum opened in 2003. The series primarily features musical entertainment, but also showcases film screenings.

In line with the Museum’s focus on promoting the culture of the region, Ogden After Hours incorporates informational interviews at 7 p.m. every Thursday. This portion of the evening allows the audience to learn about the band or filmmaker. Another educational component of the evening is the children’s guided art activity inspired by Southern artists. Kids and adults alike enjoy making collages, sculptures, drawings and other creative works of art.

In addition, Ogden After Hours guests enjoy book signings, plus various food and shopping pop-ups and a cash bar.

“With Ogden After Hours, we aim to highlight the diverse music of the South,” says Michael Paz, Concert & Film Coordinator. “We are excited to bring back the interview segment, which gives guests the chance to know more about the artists we are presenting.”

For more information about the Ogden Museum and Ogden After Hours, please contact Samantha Scoggins at sscoggins@ogdenmuseum.org. For Ogden After Hours booking information, please contact Michael Paz at mpaz@ogdenmuseum.org.

About Michael Paz, Concert & Film Coordinator
Michael Paz has been involved with Ogden After Hours since 2005. Now serving in the role of the Ogden Museum’s Concert & Film Coordinator, Paz brings with him decades of experience in the entertainment industry, specifically in production and tour management. He has worked with clients like Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Terence Blanchard, Zachary Richard, Leon Bridges, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Prospect New Orleans, Essence Festival New Orleans, Solomon Group, among numerous others. His knowledge of the musical talent in the region is boundless and he is looking forward to showcasing new acts on Thursday nights at the Museum.

About the Ogden Museum

Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art and is recognized for its original exhibitions, public events and educational programs which examine the development of visual art alongside Southern traditions of music, literature and culinary heritage to provide a comprehensive story of the South. Established in 1999 and in Stephen Goldring Hall since 2003, the Museum welcomes almost 85,000 visitors annually, and attracts diverse audiences through its broad range of programming including exhibitions, lectures, film screenings and concerts which are all part of its mission to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South.

The Ogden Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extended hours on Thursdays from 6 – 8 p.m. for Ogden After Hours. Admission is free to Museum Members and $13.50 for adults, $11 for seniors 65 and older, $6.75 for children ages 5-17 and free for children under 5.

The Ogden Museum is free to Louisiana Residents on Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. courtesy of The Helis Foundation. The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established by the William Helis Family. The Art Funds of the Helis Foundation advance access to the arts for the community through contributions that sustain operations for, provide free admission to, acquire works of art and underwrite major exhibitions and projects of institutions within the Greater New Orleans area.

The Museum is closed Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

The Museum is located at 925 Camp Street, New Orleans Louisiana 70130. For more information visit ogdenmuseum.org or call 504.539.9650.

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