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Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
Explore a museum dedicated to visual arts and the culture of the American South at Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Experience a constantly changing collection of more than 4,000 works, ranging from paintings and drawings to watercolors and sculptures to wood and crafts. Each piece is by an artist from or associated with one of the Southern states and is meant to embody the heritage and history of the South from 1733 to the present. Look for works by artists such as John Alexander, William Dunlap, and Kendall Shaw. The space also includes the Center for Southern Craft and Design, where you can see original handcrafted art. Make your way to the roof for a view of the city. Plan to visit Ogden Museum of Southern Art and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended New Orleans attractions using our New Orleans tourist route planner.
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  • Great museum with lots of local and Southern arts. Very well done, including the graffiti exhibit. I would highly recommend visiting this gem. 
  • Lots of nice art on display. Well organized with many different mediums and types. A short walk west of Canal. Well worth the trip if you're into Southern art. 
  • This beautifully curated museum focuses on contemporary Southern art, with an impressive collection of local and regional artists. All mediums are represented including sculpture, pottery, paintings, ...  read more »
  • This is a truly amazing museum.... The graffiti exhibit was well put together ! I definitely added the Ogden to my top 5 favorite museums...
  • This is an amazing art museum in New Orleans. There are five floors of works from different eras in the South. It's the type of place you do need to take a break from, have a coffee or lunch, and then go back to it. Some of the work is very challenging to view, and some makes you laugh aloud. It is worth the trip.
  • Great gallery with beautiful art. Go to the Ogden Afterhours on Thursday evening for live music and great art
  • It's not big, but its artifacts are definitely intriguing! It's worth a visit!
  • Liked the Walter Anderson art. Should have local discounts every day instead of just free on Thursday.
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