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Ogden Museum of Southern Art - New Orleans, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 29° 56.612 W 090° 04.276
15R E 782691 N 3316136
Quick Description: Art from several genres, from impressionistic landscapes to cubism, fills the sun-drenched galleries of this museum. The only thing they have in common is geography – all the pieces are indigenous to the American South.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2007 7:51:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM14Z6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 29

Long Description:
What started as the personal collection of Roger Ogden has become the largest collection of southern art in the country. The museum features five floors of rotating selections from its 1200-piece collection. The galleries are housed on the four upper floors, wrapped around a sunlit atrium. With the large gift shop on the first floor and the open atrium, the museum looks larger than it is. You can thoughtfully cover the galleries in about an hour, making the admission price of $10 a little steep. On the top floor, outside, is a small sculpture garden overlooking New Orleans’s Upper Central Business District.

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Name: Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Location:
925 Camp Street New Orleans, LA


Phone Number: 504.539.9600

Web Site: [Web Link]

Agency/Ownership: Academic Affilation

Hours of operation:
Thurs, 11am-4pm and 6pm-8pm Fri-Sun, 11am-4pm


Admission Fee: $10

Gift Shop: yes

Cafe/Restaurant: yes

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