Thank you all for helping make our O What A Night! Gala such a success, click here to view photographs from the night!

Welcome to the newly-revised Ogden Museum website!  We are in the process of transitioning to a more powerful and flexible system that will allow us to better serve you. We’ll be adding new features and functions throughout 2016.

In the meantime, browse our Exhibitions or Events, browse our online Store, or sign up for Updates here.  We’re also active on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Interested in Conservation and Appraisals, Donating Works of Art or Submitting an Exhibition Proposal? Click here to learn more.

The mission of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South through its events, permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, publications and research.

Museum Hours

Monday: 10AM – 5PM
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 10AM – 5PM
Thursday: 10AM – 8PM for Ogden After Hours
Friday: 10AM – 5PM
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 10AM – 5PM

Docent-led tours are available on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 2PM with regular Museum admission.

**please note, the docent-led tours for October will be on October 8th and 22nd.


Effective Friday, April 1, our admission prices will change to reflect the new legislation passed by the State of Louisiana (these prices include sales tax)

Free admission for Louisiana residents every Thursday, courtesy of The Helis Foundation

Museum Members FREE
Member price for additional Member ticket $7.25
UNO – Students, Faculty & Staff (with current ID)* FREE
NARM – North American Reciprocal (includes OAH) FREE
Employees of other Art Institutions (must show ID or business card) FREE
Adults $13.50
Seniors (65 and over) $11
Military $11
Children (under 5) FREE
Children (ages 5-17) $7.25
Students and Teachers (with current ID) $11
Ogden After Hours $13.50 | Free with proof of paid Thursday admission

*except special events | Please note special event prices may vary.

Group Discounts

Discounted pricing is offered for adult, college, senior and student groups of 10 or more.

Adult/College/Senior $11
Children (ages 5-17) $3

Group Tours

Group tours are available for groups of 10 or more. To book a tour or for more information, contact Ellen Balkin at ebalkin@ogdenmuseum.org 504.539.9608.

Facilities Rental

Devoted to the art, culture and history of the South, the Ogden Museum is the perfect setting for weddings, receptions, formal dinners, corporate events, and social celebrations of any sort. For pricing, availability and additional information or to arrange a site visit please contact our events department at events@ogdenmuseum.org or call at 504.539.9607

Flash Your Badge

Employees of any museum anywhere in the country can receive free general admission (does not apply to Ogden After Hours or other special programming) to the Ogden Museum of Southern art by showing a staff ID badge or a business card from their place of employment. Please come visit us and See the South! If you enjoy your visit and want to join and receive all the benefits of membership (weekly entertainment at Ogden After Hours, discounted or free tickets to special events, gallery talks, artist workshops, and much more) just flash your badge again at the front desk to sign up for our discounted membership for museum employees. We hope to see you soon flashing your badge at the O!

Employment Opportunities

Become a valued member of the Ogden Museum staff.
Click here to view current employment opportunities at the O.

The Museum Store and Center for Southern Craft and Design

The Museum Store and Center for Southern Craft and Design is open during museum visiting hours, and is a destination in itself, available independent of a visit to the Museum. Members receive a 10% discount for purchases in the Museum Store. Click here to shop our online store.

Museum Location

925 Camp Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is located in the Warehouse District, just off Lee Circle, directly across the street from the Contemporary Arts Center, near the National World War II Museum. The galleries of the New Orleans Arts District are within walking distance, as is the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

Museum Passes at New Orleans Public Libraries

Ogden Museum passes are now available for check out at New Orleans Public Libraries! Library cardholders who check out the pass are allowed to bring up to 2 adults and 7 children to the Ogden Museum during a two week period, and includes free entry to some Ogden Museum programs and events, such as Ogden After Hours.

In addition to free entry into the Ogden Museum, the pass offers free entry into nearly 700 museums throughout the U.S. and Canada through the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.

The Ogden Museum Passes are available to New Orleans Public Library cardholders at all 14 library locations on a first-come, first-served basis. Library cardholders can check on museum pass availability by calling any Library location or by visiting the Library’s online catalog at nolalibrary.org.


General Information | 504.539.9650

Administration | 504.539.9650

Communications | 504.539.9604

Curatorial | 504.539.9621

Development | 504.539.9616

Education | 504.539.9608

Ogden After Hours | 504.539.9630

Facility Rentals | 504.539.9607

Museum Store | 504.539.9650

Membership | 504.539.9616