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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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Lots of mixed-media and unusual stuff. I enjoyed it more than the larger New Orleans Art Museum.

Reviewed 9 December 2011
Marion, Ohio
don't miss Walter Anderson and John Alexander or the Preservation hall exhibit

had a great afternoon and were so enthralled by Walter anderson's story and art we later visited... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2011
Bellingham, Washington
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The range of the collections include painting, sculpture, photography, self-taught art, ceramics and mixed media by Southern artists.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3907
Arts District / Warehouse District
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Reviewed 9 December 2011

Lots of mixed-media and unusual stuff. I enjoyed it more than the larger New Orleans Art Museum.

Thank sadiedad
Reviewed 5 December 2011

had a great afternoon and were so enthralled by Walter anderson's story and art we later visited his museum in Oceanside Mississippi. great art museum

Thank Shaun030
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Live music on Thursday night, visit the gift shop too

1  Thank persephone57
Reviewed 28 November 2011

great art from around our state, lots of cultural art that changes on a regular basis. The building is very old architecture also.

Thank Dbram
Reviewed 15 November 2011

We read about the weekly free music concert on Thursday nights and figured this would be a great chance to both see the collection for free and grab some New Orleans music. Bring your ear plugs!!!!! The museum is small and 3 stories open onto...More

1  Thank Sharon Z
OgdenMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Ogden Museum of Southern Art, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2011

The Ogden Museum is sorry that you found the music on Thursday night too loud. What you may have missed was the 5th floor of the Museum, where the music cannot be heard, and there's a lovely terrace that many go to chat and relax...More

Reviewed 7 November 2011

Everyone should visit this museum. There is something for everyone and as the exhibits change, its a great place to go back to over and over again. I always start on the top floor and walk my way back. Its not a very large museum,...More

Thank eshattuck
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Broad colllection, prepare to take breaks. The cafe is nice. Visit Angelo Brocatto's Gelato place before taking the Canal St line back to the Quarter

Thank jay n
Reviewed 31 October 2011

The Ogden is a wonderful addition to the New Orleans museum community. It's a beautiful building, housing some of the best art the south has to offer. The small gift shop is a great place to find an unusual present to take home. And the...More

Thank brendastarlet
Reviewed 26 October 2011

a wonderful museum and well worth a visit.Wished I had more time. I would definitely return.

Thank kcolorado
Reviewed 25 October 2011

This was a real surprise. Our hosts from Marigny Manor House,John and Gil, suggested we visit this exceptional museum. Southern artists were well represented and the galleries were not crowded. Be sure and stop into the book store. It is easy to reach by trolley.

Thank Rixy2010
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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