Vernacular Voices Exhibition Opening

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

March 8 is the opening day of Vernacular Voices: Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art from the Permanent CollectionThis exhibition, highlights the creative spirit and intuitive vision of the American South’s Vernacular artists. Explore the work of Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary artists like Minnie Evans, O.W. “Pappy” Kitchens, Zelle Manning, Eddy Mumma and Sister Gertrude Morgan.

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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 at 925 Camp Street 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.