Join During Summer Membership Drive Save 25% Through August 31

Join the Ogden Museum of Southern Art or renew your membership with us during our Summer Membership Drive between July 1 and August 31 and receive 25% off plus lagniappe! *Lagniappe pick-up will take place the last week of July and the last week of August.

Ogden Museum members experience the art and culture of the American South through exclusive member privileges including unlimited free admission, private exhibition previews, discounted admission tickets for guests, discounts at the Ogden Museum Store and so much more!

By becoming an Ogden Museum member or purchasing a gift membership, you provide vital support for our programming and activities that enrich the lives of adults and children in New Orleans, the South and beyond. Join the O today and come See the South!

Join by August 15 to be entered to win Richard Sexton’s photograph, Gallery Gardens, Royal Street!

Richard Sexton, Gallery Gardens, Royal Street, 2000, Color pigment print, Edition # 1/25, 25 x 17″

*Events and offerings subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Support the O! Join or Renew Today!

To express appreciation to the healthcare workers who continue to respond to community need, Ogden Museum is offering free one-year individual memberships to medical professionals (offer is valid through the end of 2020). Redeem by contacting membership@ogdenmuseum.org or by calling 504.539.9616.

Seniors, active duty military, veterans, educators, students and staff from other museums always receive a 25% discount off any of the following membership levels. To receive the discount, contact membership@ogdenmuseum.org or 504.539.9616.


Membership Levels

Individual$60 $45 (25% discount through August 31)

  • Unlimited free admission to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Free admission to Ogden After Hours, White Linen Night, Art for Arts’ Sake and other Museum programming 
  • Free admission to Ogden Museum exhibition opening receptions
  • Free admission to gallery talks, panel discussions and book events
  • 10% discount in the Ogden Museum Store
  • 10% discount for all items sold at Art of Giving holiday event
  • Discounted ticket prices for select special events
  • Discounts at the “O” Bar
  • Discounted rates on group tours
  • Quarterly calendar of programs and events
  • Half-price guest tickets
  • 20% discount for New Orleans Film Society’s “Moviegoer” or “Take Two” membership levels (You’ll receive the discount code upon purchasing your Ogden Museum membership.)
  • PERK JUST ADDED! Ogden Museum recently partnered with BEARCAT CBD to offer Ogden Museum members 20% off of their meals at BEARCAT CBD. Just show your membership card to your server to redeem.

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: Ogden Museum sticker set & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Dual$100 $75 (25% discount through August 31)

  • All the benefits of Individual membership, times two, plus: 
  • Free admission to over 1,000 museums throughout the United States and Canada through the North American Reciprocal Museum program!

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: Ida Kohlmeyer sketchbook, Ogden Museum sticker set & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Family$125 $93.75 (25% discount through August 31)

  • All the benefits of Dual membership, plus:
  • Additional memberships for all children ages 18 and under
  • Free or discounted admission to family friendly events including Family Fair, Family Day, family workshops, and family educational programming during Ogden After Hours
  • 10% tuition discount for Ogden Museum Summer Camps 

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: 3D craft kit by Studio Roof, William Christenberry poster & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Kohlmeyer Circle – $175 individual or $350 couple $131.25 individual or $262.50 couple (25% discount through August 31)

  • The Kohlmeyer Circle is composed of young art patrons and collectors ages 21-45 with a passion for Southern art and advancing the Museum’s mission.  
  • Members enjoy all the benefits of a Supporting membership plus special behind-the-scenes tours, invitations to select Board and Richardson Society events, an annual evening reception with the Director and much more. 

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: Limited edition KC tote bag & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar (X2 for couple membership)

Learn More About Kohlmeyer Circle

Supporting$250 $187.50 (25% discount through August 31)

  • All the benefits of Family membership, plus:
  • Receive invitations to evening preview receptions for major exhibitions
  • Free admission for two guests 
  • Two free admission passes for unaccompanied guests 

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: “From Terra to Verde: The Art of Sharon Kopriva” & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Curator’s Circle –  $500 $375 (25% discount through August 31)

  • All the benefits of Supporting membership, plus:
  • Two additional free admission passes for unaccompanied guests (four total)

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: “From Terra to Verde: The Art of Sharon Kopriva,” William Christenberry poster, Counter Couture tea towel & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Director’s Circle$1,000 $750 (25% discount through August 31)

  • All the benefits of Curator’s Circle membership, plus:
  • Quarterly exclusive member champagne reception and Ogden Museum Director’s Tour
  • 15% discount in the Ogden Museum store
  • Two additional free admission passes for unaccompanied guests (six total)
  • Recognition in Ogden Museum’s annual donor roster 

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: “Simon Gunning: The River and the Painter,” glass cast object by Mitchell Gaudet & 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar


Richardson Society – $2,500 individual or $5,000 couple Discount does not apply

The Richardson Society is an exclusive affinity group comprised of the Museum’s high level members, collectors and philanthropists. Members enjoy all benefits of a Director’s Circle membership plus a 10% discount for event facility rentals, and a variety of exclusive access activities including an annual art trip, annual Richardson Society dinner and an annual cocktail party.

*Membership Drive Lagniappe: “Simon Gunning: The River and the Painter,” 2 drink tickets for the “O” Bar and Tennessee Williams’ Table at Galatoire’s by Richard Sexton, limited edition archival pigment print, 6 x 6″, 15.25 x 13.5″ matted

Learn more About Richardson Society

Chairman’s Circle – $10,000 and up Discount does not apply

All benefits of Richardson Society membership plus exclusive invitations to Trustee dinners and VIP events, and exclusive tours of private art collections.


Contact Membership

925 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.539.9616
membership@ogdenmuseum.org