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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

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Arts District / Warehouse District
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Address: 925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3907
Phone Number: +1 504-539-9600
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The range of the collections include painting, sculpture, photography,...

The range of the collections include painting, sculpture, photography, self-taught art, ceramics and mixed media by Southern artists.

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Great art, not too big

We had a great morning at the Ogden Museum, the Special exhibitions - Simon Gunning and Maude Schuyler Clay were definite highlights. There is not plenty of good stuff but it is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great morning at the Ogden Museum, the Special exhibitions - Simon Gunning and Maude Schuyler Clay were definite highlights. There is not plenty of good stuff but it is not so large that you feel "museumed" out by the end.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very manageable museum focused on artists of the American South, 1-2 hours to see it all. Great for a rainy day.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those of you that may not be in the mood for a war museum, this is an appealing way to split off from a group of friends headed to the nearby WWII museum. The museum is easy to get to, and just the right size for an afternoon visit. And, more importantly, the collection is diverse and interesting. I... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have your work on a museum wall, it might be enough to be tagged as a Southern artist.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful collection of paintings and ceramics: we spent maybe an hour and a half there and would definitely recommend it to art lovers.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This does not have the big names that most are familiar with but the museum has some very high quality Southern art. The building is first class. If you like art, this should not be missed.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ogden is a compact museum dedicated to local and regional art of the South, and it is very well-curated indeed. Beautiful airy, light-filled space and very interesting and diverse art works make this a pleasant stop during any New Orleans visit. It is worth it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About a block from the World War II Museum, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art takes visitors to an entirely different world: the traditional and modern South. The museum features most genres of Southern art: outsider art, painting, and craft art. Although it has art from most Southern states, the collection leans heavily towards Louisiana artists. Through their art and... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great small museum near Lee Circle. Contain great temporary exhibits along with good permanent ones also. Interestingly, the Thursday evening Ogden concerts are a definite treat, with local performers in a good accoustic place. Food and libations also for a good price.

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St. Marys, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This museum was recommended by Nancy, a United cab driver as a less explored museum in the city. I was hesitant to devote an afternoon to a museum I knew little about, but am so glad I happened onto Nancy and the recommendation. It is a wonder of paintings, 3 dimensional work and a current local artist that has a... More 

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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 glass housing large-scale cultural institutions of national prominence such as the National World War II Museum, the Contemporary Arts Center, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Just as eye catching as what’s on view inside the galleries and museums is the chance to see your ship come in at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal, which serves as a wistful reminder of the city’s historic maritime prominence.
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