Anna Dearmon, Communications Manager
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


Ogden Museum of Southern Art To Host Third Annual Magnolia Ball on JUNE 11

Event to honor Top Mob graffiti collective and the memory of DJ Real

June 1, 2016 (New Orleans) - The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host its third annual Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 11 at 9:00 p.m. This year's honoree will be Top Mob, the New Orleans graffiti collective. In addition to honoring the artists of Top Mob, Magnolia Ball will honor the memory of Top Mob member, DJ Real.

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016

Time: Patron Party: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., General Admission: 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Street

Entertainment: DJs Alfa Leone, Black Pearl, Ed Maximillion, G-Cue, and The Loose Marbles

Attire: Summer cocktail

Food: Featured dishes from some of New Orleans' top restaurants, including Boucherie, CellarDoor, Central City BBQ, The Delachaise, Diva Dawg Food Truck, Kenton's, Kirk Estopinal for Café Henri, Love, Cookie by Bakermaid, Mizado Cocina, Palace Café, Palate New Orleans Catering, Taceaux Loceaux, 1718 Catering, and more!

Drink: Craft cocktails and open bar included with ticket

Sponsors: The Helis Foundation, Mignon Faget, Neal Auction Company, The New Orleans Advocate and Whitney Bank

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at

This year's Magnolia Ball chairmen are Nicole Hershey, Elliot Hutchinson, and Hattie and Corey Moll. The event is made possible by the generous support of The Helis Foundation, Mignon Faget, Neal Auction Company, The New Orleans Advocate and Whitney Bank.

The silent auction will include original works of art by Mallory Page, James Michalopoulos, Rebecca Rebouche, Amanda Talley, Richard McCabe , Sean Friloux, Jennifer Shaw, Chief Wiley, R.C. Hagans, L Kasimu Harris, Emily Lovejoy, Kim Jones, William Andrews, Bri Catarino, Amanda S. Fenlon, Mia Kaplan and more. There will also be items from Hattie Sparks, Trashy Diva, KREWE du Optic, SOPO, Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, Loomed and more!

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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 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 80,000 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 Wednesday through Monday from 10AM-5PM and also on Thursdays from 6-8PM for Ogden After Hours. Admission is free to Museum Members and $13.50 for adults, $11 for seniors 65 and older, $7.25 for children ages 5-17 and free for children under 5. The Ogden Museum is free to Louisiana Residents on Thursdays from 10AM-5PM courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

The Museum is closed Martin Luther King Day, Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and day following, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

The Museum is located at 925 Camp Street, New Orleans Louisiana 70130. For more information visit or call 504-539-9650.