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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Thoroughly enjoyed

This is a wonderful spacious well laid out gallery over five floors. Lot's to look at from both... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Romney, United Kingdom
Great art

Loved this museum. The permanent collection is interesting and beautiful and the southern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
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  • Average8%
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The range of the collections include painting, sculpture, photography, self-taught art, ceramics and mixed media by Southern artists.
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925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3907
Arts District – Warehouse District
+1 504-539-9600
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 December 2008

I appreciated the opportunity to see regional art that I was less likely to see back home in the Midwest. It's a small museum so we toured it in just a couple hours. Highly recommended for the variety of forms too (pottery to painting to...More

4  Thank Melissa R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I was rather excited to see the Ogden Museum. Visited with the mom...was told by the girl selling admission tickets that the museum was offering discounted prices due to "certain exhibits being changed". This translated into nearly EVERY exhibit closed off...was sorely disappointed...wasted valuable time....More

2  Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful spacious well laid out gallery over five floors. Lot's to look at from both paintings and photography. The New Southern Photography exhibition is exceptional as is the Newton Howard paintings. There is also a large permanent collection of art

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this museum. The permanent collection is interesting and beautiful and the southern photography exhibit going on now is amazing. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a whim, and were so glad that we did! I was particularly interested in one of the exhibits, "The Art of the Cup" (I'm a potter). The exhibit was nicely curated, showing a variety of styles. But, we took time to...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best museum I’ve visited so far in NOLA. Unlike the others, this one has a solid permanent collection and the exhibition this month took up the entire fifth floor. Recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a nice museum with a great collection, but not so huge as to be overwhelming. There's a mix of modern and traditional art, and when I visited, a special photography exhibit. Very enjoyable morning spent looking at art!

Thank TravellerChristina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a delightful surprise that the museum was free the day I was there. I found the permanent exhibit very well done, and small enough to enjoy and spend time with all of the work. The 2018 exhibit on the 5th floor was intriguing....More

Thank Erica D
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Excellent selection of southern art, both historical and current. I was especially impressed by the Newton Howard exhibition, perhaps being a waterfowler, I am a little prejudiced, but the rest of the family enjoyed that exhibit also. Actually enjoyed all the exhibits. Might have been...More

Thank Traveller68845
Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you want an overview of NOLA art scene stroll through the local galleries in the French quarter they are all free. 1 floor (2nd floor) was offices 3 flood shut for install. Must be new staff and curator not well done. Design of building...More

1  Thank peter h
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This place is filled with so many artifacts and works of art. They was celebrating 15 Years of providing an experience through art to New Orleans. The galleries are all transformed from floor to floor to show the beauty of the South and how it...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

My wife and I visited the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and was surprised to see art and historical items from the founding of New Orleans 300 years ago to contemporay artworks. I was very impressed with Jim Blanchard’s architectural watercolors. The exhibit truly combines...More

Thank Ric R
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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
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24 September 2018|
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Response from pmesser2018 | Reviewed this property |
As above, though I'll add the exhibits we saw were well curated with a good deal of information to supplement and explain the material, so if you want to immerse yourself in the exhibits (and spend more than 90 minutes) you... More
25 June 2018|
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Response from sarslim | Reviewed this property |
You can use the cable cars, there is a stop at St. Charles and Joseph; or at Lee Circle for inbound. There is a lot across the street, one at the WW2 Museum and others in the area. I recommend putting together a couple of... More