Bidding for the Magnolia Ball Silent Auction opens this week

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Take advantage of extended museum hours and free admission as we celebrate the local artists and businesses featured in this year’s Magnolia Ball Silent Auction.

Celebrate the Magnolia Ball Silent Auction! Attendees will be able to view and bid on various works of art by Southern artists. Plus, a cash bar will be included!

The evening is free and open to the public, but advance registration is encouraged.

RSVP here


We are pleased to feature over 70 regional artists and businesses in our silent Magnolia Ball auction. Support the O and support artists and companies from the South by bidding next week!
Caruso AbbeyThree is a crowd2022, 27″ x 31″, Courtesy of the artist
Anita Cookeclouds on fire2021, Canvas, acrylic, thread, wood panel, 20” x 20” x 2,” Courtesy of the artist
Lee Deigaard Before the plow2015, Archival pigment print on panel, 6” x 6,” Courtesy of the artist and Le Mieux Galleries
Whitson RamseySelf-portrait in a turtleneck, 2022, Drypoint Etching on Rives BFK (Edition of 4), 8” x 10,” Courtesy of the artist and Ground Floor Contemporary
Sean YseultBoudoir, 2016, archival print with UV protective coating, 4′ x 6,’ Courtesy of the artist and the Scott Edwards Gallery
By purchasing an item from the Magnolia Ball Silent Auction, you are not only supporting the Ogden Museum, but you are also supporting a regional artist or business who will receive a portion of the proceeds. Come see the Silent Auction at the O until on June 12!

Laura J. Boyer