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Founding Donors

The vision of The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans has become a reality with the commitment of countless friends from across the United States and their extraordinary gifts of art, money and support. The following list of Founding Donors recognizes and pays tribute to these generous major donors. We extend our heartfelt thanks to all.

Founding Donors

Roger H. Ogden
Goldring Family Foundation
Janet Stevens McDowell
The Benny Andrews Foundation
Henry Bernstein


Ella West Freeman Foundation
Edward V. Wisner Trust
Woldenberg Foundation
Ida and Hugh Kohlmeyer Foundation
William Moreland
Michael Brown and Linda Green
First National Bank of Commerce
Hibernia National Bank
The Honorable Mary Landrieu
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation
Paul Bonge
Kendall Shaw
Helen DiLello
Vincencia Blount
William Walmsley
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Shell Oil Company Foundation
Whitney National Bank


Fran and George Villere
International Matex
The Selley Foundation
Booth Bricker Foundation
Judith Alexander
Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Denegre
Coleman E. Adler & Sons Inc.
Louellen and Darryl Berger
Blumenthal Print Works
Sue Ellen and Joseph Canizaro
The Honorable Karen R. Carter
The Helis Foundation
Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District
M. Maitland DeLand, M.D.
Donna Perret Rosen
Mrs. Martha R. Robinson
Arthur Roger
Stanley Staniski Media
Melba and Moise Steeg - In memory of Stephen Goldring
The Times-Picayune
Zemurray Foundation


Stella Pitts
Robyn and John Horn
Mary and Jerald Melberg
Robert Ryan, M.D.
Margaret and Berney Burgess
Mr. and Mrs. William "Bubba" Hines
Phillip Morsberger
The Family of Charles Hutson
John E. Koerner, III
International Rivercenter
Loew's Hotel, Good Neighbor Policy
Perrier Party Rentals
Francoise Richardson
David Rae Morris
Leonard Leight


American Academy of Arts and Letters
Linda Weingarten
George Dunbar
Logan Marketing Co.
Lillian and James E. Maurin
Chrestia, Staub and Pierce
The Rockefeller Foundation
Bert Sunkin
Robert A. Katz Memorial Foundation
Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Arts
John Cram
Barbara Archer
Jeffrey Cook
Bell South
Mrs. Jimmy Heymann
Jane and Peter McLaughlin
John C. Harbert, M.D.
William Dunlap
Edward Rice
Bank One
The Belger Foundation
Maude Schuyler Clay
Patricia C. Denechaud
William Greiner
Eugenie Huger
Target Corporation
Thomas B. Lemann
Louisana Division of the Arts
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
Titine Pottharst
Mary and Gregory M. St. L. O'Brien
Gina Phillips
Upton Printing

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