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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3907
+1 504-539-9600
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The range of the collections include painting, sculpture, photography, self-taught art, ceramics and mixed media by Southern artists.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3907
Arts District / Warehouse District
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+1 504-539-9600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A small museum with a large feeling - it has a focus on southern art but within that is a varied and comprehensive collection that is vibrant, interesting, and that will make you think. No cafe or spot for coffee.

Thank bonchocolat24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really appreciated the exhibits and the focus on the voice of Southern residents. Very interesting and dynamic. Worth a visit.

Thank Brewolig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect 2 hours spent here in a hot afternoon. Beautiful arts and craft displayed in every room. So creative and inspiring! The third floor was closed but the rooftop terrace was a pleasant surprise. Glad we chose this museum, it complemented the galleries on...More

Thank MCHToronto
Reviewed 15 September 2017

One floor was closed, but that happens. Really enjoyed the historical southern art exhibit, and the contemporary juried show that was up was pretty cool. Did miss one of my favorite NOLA artists work - Jacqueline Bishop was not up.

Thank Kathrine S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I agree with other reviewers that this is a great out-of-quarter stop for southern-focused art. A couple of things to add: start your visit with an elevator ride to the 4th floor and check out the view from the outdoor deck. Also, Thursdays are free...More

Thank SallyAnn W
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Only semi interesting displays consisting of limited pieces. If not for some of the sculptures and photographs, this would have been a total waste.

Thank RichH60
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Locals told us not to bypass the Ogden, and boy were they right. Uncrowded and centrally located near the WWII Museum, this is a great spot to spend a few hours seeing with new eyes the work of some brilliant southern artists, contemporary and otherwise....More

Thank wineshark
Reviewed 6 September 2017

From the entrance to the various artist, this was a truly amazing experience. The building is beautiful and the selection from the local artist were absolutely amazing. This is a must visit on your next trip to New Orleans.

Thank TMilone
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Recognizing self taught art as a major art form- this museum usually has an exhibition showcasing one of the American south's true treasures

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a very fine art museum. The exhibits are very nicely curated and give an excellent overview of art in the south, both contemporary and historical. Some of the newer art on display contains powerful messages from the artists about contemporary society. The total...More

Thank GuitarBuilder
Nearby
Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
...More
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