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O G DEN MUSEUM O F S O UTHE RN A RT

2019 APRIL TO JUNE

OG DE N MUS E UM O F S OUTHE RN ART

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UPCOMING EVENTS

EXHIBITIONS

2019 MAGNOLIA BALL

ON VIEW UNTIL M AY 1 2

ON VIEW UNTIL J U LY 1 4

MARGARITA CABRERA

VERNACULAR VOICES

SATURDAY, JUN. 8, 8 P.M.

CELEBRATING PIERCING THE INNER WALL: THE WORK OF DUSTI BONGÉ

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s annual Magnolia Ball has become one of the most anticipated social events of the summer! This year, join us to honor and celebrate the Museum’s exhibition, Piercing the Inner Wall: The Work of Dusti Bongé, on view April 11 – September 8, 2019. The Ball will bring to life Bongé’s Surrealist “Circus Series” with a festive, circus themed evening. Guests will enjoy music from the city’s top musicians and DJs, circus performers, complimentary dishes and desserts, full open bars, a dance party and a silent auction featuring contemporary Southern artists. Creative costumes encouraged. Let’s get this circus started! Purchase your tickets at ogdenmuseum.org. /// D u s t i B o n g é , U n t i t l e d ( C i r c u s S e r i e s ) ( d e t a i l ) , 1 9 4 5 , P a s t e l o n p a p e r, C o l l e c t i o n o f P a u l B o n g é

The Center for Southern Craft & Design presents the multi-media sculptural work of Margarita Cabrera. Focusing on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment, Cabrera creates sculptures made out of materials ranging from steel, copper, wood, ceramics and fabric. Cabrera places emphasis on creating social consciousness through her work and generating solutions to the creation of just working conditions and the protection of immigrant rights. /// M a r g a r i t a C a b r e r a , Sewing Machine (Blue Green), 2016, Vinyl, thread, copper wire and appliance parts

MUSEUM STORE POP-UP

BABY A RT S P L AY !

BECOME A TEEN DOCENT

APR. 1 - 30

THURSDAYS, APR. 4 - MAY 9, 9:30 - 10 A.M. (FOR AGES 4 MO. TO 3 YEARS) THURSDAYS, MAY 16 - JUN. 20, 9:30 - 10 A.M. (NEW FOR AGES 3 - 4 YEARS!)

MONDAY, APR. 8

LENA KOLB

Lena Kolb is a self-taught textile artist living and working in New Orleans. Her work explores the relationships between color, texture and pattern in woven textiles. Kolb’s textile work is available for purchase in the Museum Store through April 30. /// I m a g e c o u r t e s y o f L e n a K o l b

Young Audiences Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for young children and their caregivers to enjoy an educational, yet fun-filled trip to the Museum. Baby Artsplay is FREE, but space is limited. Visit yabap.eventbrite.com to register for individual workshops. /// P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f B a b y A r t s p l a y

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Become a member of the 2019 - 2020 Teen Docent team! Explore careers in the arts, build your resume, learn about Southern art and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Teen Docents also receive a monthly stipend. For more information and to apply visit ogdenmuseum.org/ teendocentprogram. /// P h o t o b y O g d e n M u s e u m S t a f f

SELF-TAUGHT, OUTSIDER AND VISIONARY ART FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

This exhibition draws from the Ogden Museum’s growing collection of Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary art to celebrate the creative spirit and intuitive vision of the American South’s Vernacular artists. Artists represented include Minnie Evans, David Butler, Clementine Hunter, Lonnie Holley, Eddy Mumma and many others! / / / O . W.

“Pappy” Kitchens, Freedom (detail), 1974, Oil on board, Gift of the Roger Houston Ogden Collection, 2003.1.29

APRIL 11 TO SEPTEMBER 1

APRIL 18 TO M AY 1 9

PIERCING THE INNER WALL

EDUCATION EXHIBITION

THE WORK OF DUSTI BONGÉ

Supporting Sponsor: George Dunbar VIP Opening Reception: Thursday, Apr. 11, 6 - 8 p.m. during Ogden After Hours (Please see RSVP information on your invitation.)

The Ogden Museum is proud to present an exhibition of the works of American Abstract Expressionist artist, Dusti Bongé. This exhibition brings together works from throughout her career to tell the story of one woman’s fierce dedication to a creative life, culminating in a body of work that stands testament to her strong contribution to American Art after World War II. / / / D u s t i B o n g é , I n f i n i t y ( d e t a i l ) , 1 9 8 0 , O i l o n

KID smART’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Opening Reception: Thursday, Apr. 18, 6 - 8 p.m. during Ogden After Hours This celebratory exhibition will feature drawings, prints, collages and poetry created by students during KID smART collaborative residency and afterschool programming, and also provide a peek into their classrooms featuring dance, theatre and music. /// I s a b e l l a A., Untitled, School: Esperanza Charter School, 2019, Crayon and watercolor

Masonite, Collection of Paul Bongé

CALL FOR A RT I S T S

PA N E L DISCUSSION

A RT I S T WORKSHOPS

M AY 9 T O J U LY 2 1

M AY 3 0 T O SEPTEMBER 1

WEDNESDAY, APR. 10

SATURDAY, APR. 13, 2 P.M.

SATURDAYS, MAY 18, JUN. 15 AND JUL. 13, 1 - 4 P.M.

EDUCATION EXHIBITION

COURTNEY EGAN: VIRTUAL IDYLLS

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY 2019

Artists living and working in the state of Louisiana are invited to apply for Louisiana Contemporary 2019! This statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana and provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artists’ work. Visit ogdenmuseum.org to learn more and submit your work online. /// L o u i s i a n a C o n t e m p o r a r y 2 0 1 8 B e s t i n S h o w W inner: David Knox, The Fall of Leviticus, 2017, Archival pigment print on aluminum, Collection of the artist

PIERCING THE INNER WALL: THE WORK OF DUSTI BONGÉ

In support of the exhibition Piercing the Inner Wall: The Work of Dusti Bongé, curator Bradley Sumrall will moderate a panel discussion with author Richard Gruber, Ph.D., Director Emeritus of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art; Paul Bongé, grandson of the artist; and others, followed by an audience Q & A. The event will conclude with a book signing. This event is free and open to the public. / / / D u s t i B o n g é , S u n f l o w e r s & S q u a s h (detail), 1944, Oil on canvas, Collection of the Dusti Bongé Art Foundation

MUSEUM STORE POP-UP

GIVENOLA D AY

MAY 1 - 31

TUESDAY, MAY 7

Jodie Masterman earned her B.F.A. in ceramics from the Appalachian Center for Craft and her M.F.A. in ceramics from Louisiana State University. Currently, Jodie works in her studio alongside the Mississippi River in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her ceramic objects are rooted in personal reflection, each referring to an aspect of play, love, loss or regret, inherent in all familial relationships. Masterman’s ceramic work is available for purchase in the Museum Store this May. /// P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f J o d i e M a s t e r m a n

Donate to the Ogden Museum on May 7 and help support our dynamic exhibitions, educational programming and more! GiveNOLA Day is a 24 hour event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all. Make your donation on May 7 at givenola.org. /// I m a g e c o u r t e s y o f T h e G r e a t e r

JODIE MASTERMAN

SUMMER CAMPS AT T H E M U S E U M

SUPPORT THE O ON GIVENOLA DAY!

New Orleans Foundation

THREE AFTERNOONS OF MINDFULNESS AND ABSTRACT PAINTING

Join us for a series of workshops incorporating simple mindfulness meditation practices and observation techniques to create contemplative abstract paintings inspired by the styles of Dusti Bongé’s abstract expressionist oeuvre. $40 for members, $45 for nonmembers per workshop. $110 for members, $125 for non-members for all three workshops. Register at ogdenmuseum.org. /// D u s t i B o n g é , W i n d o w s , 1 9 5 2 , O i l o n

CRAFT HAPPY HOUR masonite, Collection of Paul Bongé

CERTIFICATE OF ARTISTRY - VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM, SENIOR EXHIBITION Opening Reception: Thursday, May 9, 6 - 8 p.m. during Ogden After Hours Lusher Charter School’s Certificate of Artistry Visual Art program is an in-depth training in the field of art. Over the four years of the program, students learn drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art and art history. In their senior year, students create an independent body of work and each student has a solo show in the Lusher Art Gallery as their culminating project. The work on display at the Museum is a selection of works from those senior shows. / / / M i k i a C a r t e r, S e l f P o r t r a i t , 2 0 1 9 , O i l o n

VIP Opening Reception: Thursday, May 30, 6 - 8 p.m. during Ogden After Hours (Please see RSVP information on your invitation.)

JUNE 1 TO AUGUST 31

OPENING AUGUST 3

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: CONNIE ROBERTS

LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY 2019

The Ogden Museum is pleased to present the exhibition, Courtney Egan: Virtual Idylls, featuring projection-based installations that weave botanical art with sculpture and technology. Egan’s work is known to digitally manipulate the natural world, questioning how our perception of nature is augmented by technology. / / / C o u r t n e y E g a n , C l u s t e r , 2 0 1 5 , HD video projection

canvas and hydrocal

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 6 - 8 P.M.

EMBROIDERED CARDS WITH GUTWRENCH PRESS

Let’s embellish old photos with colorful thread! Participants will learn the basics of embroidering on paper and then use what they’ve learned to enchance old photos and postcards! You will go home with at least one card and we will discuss ways to mail your creation! Join us at the O for drinks and crafts! $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Register at ogdenmuseum.org. /// I m a g e courtesy of Gutwrench Press

CRAFT HAPPY HOUR

LUSHER CHARTER SCHOOL

RICHARDSON SOCIETY SOIREE

Connie Robert’s work bridges the realms of fine art and folk art and tackles many subjects with sharp wit and unrestrained humor. Roberts creates carved wooden whistles influenced by nursery rhymes, cartoon images and political commentary. Roberts is prolific in her creative range of ideas, which also find their way into larger, complex sculptures with whistle components. /// I mag e courtes y of C o n n i e R o b e r t s

VIP Opening Reception: Friday, Aug. 2, 6 - 8 p.m. (Please see RSVP information on your invitation.) Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes the contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides an exhibition space for the exposition of living artists’ work and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual arts culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising international art center. /// L o u i s i a n a C o n t e m p o r a r y 2 0 1 8 Accepted Artist: Justin Lundgren, Higgins Boat at Normandy, 2018, Colored duct tape on wood, Collection of the artist

OGDEN AFTER HOURS • #HEARTHESOUTH Don’t miss out on our weekly entertainment series, held every Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m.!

APR. 4

APR. 11 APR. 18 APR. 25 MAY 2

SABERTOOTH SEVA SWING VENET

THROUGHOUT JUNE AND JULY

TUESDAY, JUN. 25, 6 - 8 P.M.

June 10 - June 21: Fine Arts Fundamentals I (grades 2 - 5) June 24 - July 5 : Fine Arts Fundamentals II (grades 2 - 5) June 24 - July 5: Middle School Photography Camp July 8 - July 19: Middle School Fashion Camp July 8 - July 19: High School Photography Register at ogdenmuseum.org. Questions? Email education@ogdenmuseum.org. / / / P h o t o o f F i n e A r t

Join Yuka Petz as she teaches participants how to create flipbooks in this fun workshop celebrating the opening of the Courtney Egan: Virtual Idylls exhibition at the Ogden Museum. Join us at the O for drinks and crafts! $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Register at ogdenmuseum.org. /// P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f t h e a r t i s t

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

FLIPBOOKS WITH YUKA PETZ

BY INVITATION ONLY

Enjoy cocktails and conversation with the Richarson Society at the private home of an art collector. To learn more about Richardson Society membership contact development@ogdenmuseum.org. /// P h o t o b y A s h l e y Lorraine

BEN HUNTER

Docent-led tours are available every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and on the first Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. Tours are free with Museum admission. Come See the South!

JIMBO MATHUS

INDIGO STRINGS

JOIN THE O • #SEETHESOUTH ALL YEAR LONG! Experience the South through exclusive member privileges including unlimited free admission, private exhibition previews, discounted admission tickets for guests, discounts at the Ogden Museum Store and so much more! Memberships start at just $60 (individual). Join today at ogdenmuseum.org or call 504.539.9616. To support our exhibitions as a Host Committee donor, please contact 504.539.9616 or email development@ogdenmuseum.org.

FUNdamentals by Ogden Museum Staff

D O C E N T- L E D T O U R S

NEW ORLEANS OPERA

MAY 9

Programming is supported by The Helis Foundation, the Goldring Family Foundation, the Ogden Family Foundation, the Woldenberg Foundation, the City of New Orleans | Edward Wisner Donation, a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans, and by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

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April - June 2019 Calendar of Events  

April - June 2019 Calendar of Events