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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
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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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not sure about southern...but good stop

we went here during a storm on a sunday afternoon. the WW2 museum is across the street but we couldn't get there plus there was a long line. this museum is a favorite of my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went here during a storm on a sunday afternoon. the WW2 museum is across the street but we couldn't get there plus there was a long line. this museum is a favorite of my friend who has a membership. i think wednesday is a special night for members. it was a nice place with some fine examples of art...not... More 

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. It showcased art from all of the southern states which in my mind made it very unique. The exhibits were very interesting.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this museum because the weather was atrocious---pouring rain and thunderstorms. However, I am very happy we did that. Not only the art on display excellent, the building itself is very innovative and beautiful.

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Hope Hull, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop and spend a few hours. Its not really big but they have a good collection and very friendly staff.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

James Michalopoulos exhibit excellent and if you stop by his gallery on 617 Bienville St you'll get the whole enchilada. Several other exhibits worth browsing depending on your interest in more primitive art.

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Thank jim1946no
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is well designed and won't require an entire day's hike. The works are well presented with many unexpected contemporary Southern artists. The special exhibition with Michalopoulos is a must-see. Thursday night at the Ogden is an open house with music and a very nice crowd from the adjacent arts district.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A very nice modern art museum capturing the regional history of art. Very manageable in 1 to 2 hours. A good variety of art forms and a nice, well lit venue.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you love the American South you must go. There is no other place like the South and this is its high temple.

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Harrington
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

I very much liked the black/white photos. There was a very interesting history/display about prisons and jails.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Surprising good selection of artwork in an easy to navigate museum. Really enjoyed the James MIchaloupolos exhibit on the 5th floor, but all the other permanent exhibits were great as well. Easy to get thru in a hour, or take longer if you like. Very close to the WWII Museum and next door to the Civil War Museum, so it's... 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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