Saturday, Mar 30, 10 AM-2 PM

Free Family Day

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Getting there
925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA

Explore the Ogden Museum’s Self-taught exhibition, Vernacular Voices: Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection, with a day of art activities, music, food and performances! From 11:30 – 12:30, Johnette Downing and Scott Billington will play their duet show, “Swamp Romp,” a Louisiana dance party for children. Following their performance, they will sign books and cds available for purchase. This event is free, open to the public and fun for the whole family. Come See the South at the O! ART ACTIVITIES Thornton Dial: Mixed Media Collage Thornton Dial was known for his use of the tiger as a symbol of strength and his incorporation of industrial materials into his work. Create a symbol of strength using mixed media. Welmon Sharlhorne: Pen and Ink Drawings Facing injustice, Welmon Sharlhorne used art to survive incarceration. Let your imagination run wild and create creatures using only a manila folder and pens. George Andrews: Paper Sculptures  Self-taught artist George Andrews used anything he could find with which to make art. Like Andrews, use paper plates to make your own masterpiece.