Become a Member

We may be closed, but our members are still experiencing exclusive access to our curators with “Member Monday” emails about works in our exhibitions and permanent collection. Plus we are offering special online opportunities for our Kohlmeyer Circle and Richardson Society members! Support the O through membership and See the South from home!

Ogden Museum of Southern Art 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!

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

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Membership Levels

Individual – $60

  • 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 Orlean’s Film Society “Moviegoer” or “Take Two” membership levels (You’ll receive the discount code upon purchasing your Ogden Museum membership.)

Dual – $100

  • 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!

Family – $125

  • 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 

Kohlmeyer Circle – $175 individual or $350

  • 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. 
Learn More About Kohlmeyer Circle

Supporting – $250

  • All the benefits of Family membership, plus:
  • Evening preview reception for a major exhibition 
  • Free admission for two guests 
  • Two free admission passes for unaccompanied guests 

Curator’s Circle –  $500

  • All the benefits of Supporting membership, plus:
  • Exclusive member evening preview and “meet the artist” reception for a major exhibition
  • Annual Curator’s Circle lecture by an Ogden Museum curator
  • Two additional free admission passes for unaccompanied guests (four total)

Director’s Circle – $1,000

  • 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 

Richardson Society – $2,500 individual or $5,000 couple

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.

Learn more About Richardson Society

Chairman’s Circle – $10,000 and up

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