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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

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Do yourselves a favor and go! We were lucky to see a special exhibition of the works of Josephine... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2012
Luludibbs
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Brooklyn, New York
Loved it!

What a great museum! It had a mix of so many excellent exhibits and artists. Some we liked more... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2012
Allison G
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Los Angeles
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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
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Do yourselves a favor and go! We were lucky to see a special exhibition of the works of Josephine Sacabo and Ersy Schwartz.

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Reviewed 13 February 2012

What a great museum! It had a mix of so many excellent exhibits and artists. Some we liked more than others, but overall, they have excellent curators! Interesting local artists and from across the south. Photo, mixed media, painting, sculpture....and an easy layout. What better...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 9 February 2012

A lovely museum with some very beauty artwork in places, but some average stuff elsewhere. Did not seem particularly "Southern" as much as "New Orleans" but worth seeing it. Especially enjoyed the gallery of Enrique Alveras works - talented artist with interesting story but mostly...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

This museum houses the largest collection of Southern Art in North America. Every Thursday night they have live music. Please do not go for that alone. The foyer is tiny and the sound is so loud because you are right in front of the microphones....More

Thank gogreen08
Reviewed 5 February 2012

There is one room with young artists exhibits. How promising to see what the future holds for art.

Thank sanji404
Reviewed 1 February 2012

What a great place to see the works of Southern artists - including work by New Orleanian John McCrady and many more.

Thank NewOrleansfirstgal
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Beautiful spaces -- and worthy exhibits. I especially enjoyed the Outsider/Self Taught artists exhibit . The photography exhibits were very well done. Educationa and easy to navigate. I could easily see how much fun it woudl be with live music or other live interactions. The...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2012

We went on a Thursday evening when they open up from 6-8p for an event where they have musicians come in and play and refreshments (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). It was $10 for non-members and when we were there, there was a folk musician (I think)...More

Thank JFromHouston
Reviewed 27 January 2012

On Thursdays - music after hours - interesting venue for music. check it out!

Thank tunessmith
Reviewed 24 January 2012

We enjoyed music and a kids craft during a special evening; the art is great and an easy walk from canal street

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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
...More
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arttea
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
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LoveNewOrleans
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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
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