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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 - 5PM

(Museum reopens at 5:30PM for Ogden After Hours music beginning at 6PM)


10AM - 5PM


10AM - 5PM


10AM - 5PM

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

Holiday Hours:
Closed Thanksgiving | November 27, 2014
Closed Christmas Eve | December 24, 2014 at 3pm
Closed Christmas Day | December 25, 2014
Closed New Years Eve | December 31, 2014 at 12pm
Closed New Years Day | January 01, 2015
Closed for Carnival Thursday | February 12, 2015 @ 5pm
through Tuesday, Mardi Gras Day | February 17, 2015


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

Museum Members


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




Seniors((65 and over)


Children (under 5)


Children (ages 5-17)


Students (with current ID)


*except special events (i.e. Ogden After Hours - $5) | Please note other special event prices may vary.

Adult group tours are $8 per person with a minimum of 10 adults. Contact Ellen Balkin at 504.539.9608 for more information.

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!

Basquiat and the Bayou Timed Ticketing

Basquiat and the Bayou will be on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art during the run of Prospect.3 from October 25, 2014 – January 25, 2014. While admittance to the exhibition is included in the Museum’s general admission price, timed ticketing will be in effect for entry to Basquiat and the Bayou. All individuals, including Ogden Museum members, or groups wishing to enter the exhibition are advised to reserve a ticket in advance to ensure they are able to view the exhibition at their desired date and time.

Visitors who arrive without a reservation, including Ogden Museum members, will be admitted to the museum, but will be asked to wait for the next available time slot if they wish to enter the Basquiat and the Bayou exhibition.

Reserve Tickets Here

Individual reservations can also be made by calling the Museum Store and Admissions Desk at 504-539-9650. Group sales reservations may be made by calling the Education Department at 504-539-9608 (Adult group tours are $8 per person with a minimum of 10 adults).

There are NO REFUNDS on any ticket orders. An unexpected closure of the Ogden Museum is the ONLY time tours may be re-booked. All other orders are final and cannot be changed once payment is completed

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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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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