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About the Museum, Directions,
Hours and 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


10AM - 5PM




10AM - 5PM


10AM - 8PM for Ogden After Hours


10AM - 5PM


10AM - 5PM


10AM - 5PM

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

The Museum will close at 3 PM Friday 1/29 and Wednesday 2/3 - Friday 2/5 and will be closed Saturday 2/6 - Tuesday 2/9.


Free to LA Residents Thursdays 10AM - 5PM
Courtesy of The Helis Foundation

Museum Members


Member price for additional Member ticket


UNO (Students, Faculty & Staff (with current ID)*


NARM - North American Reciprocal (includes OAH)


Employees of other Art Institutions (must show ID or business card)




Seniors(65 and over)




Children (under 5)


Children (ages 5-17)


Students and Teachers (with current ID)


Ogden After Hours

$12.50 | 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.



Children (ages 5-17)


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.

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 (50 free concerts a year at Ogden After Hours, discounted or free tickets to special events, gallery talks, and 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!

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 visit online store.

Museum Location

925 Camp Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, 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.

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Fraud Prevention

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Parking Available:

900 St. Charles Avenue (entrances on Camp and St. Joseph streets) http://premiumparking.com

$5 for 3 hours (excluding special events)


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