Are you looking to get more involved in the New Orleans arts community? Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Kohlmeyer Circle might be the group for you! This group includes young art patrons and collectors, ages 21-45, who have an interest in Southern art and a desire to connect with others who share a similar passion. During the month of April, there are added incentives to becoming a member starting with a 20% discount on membership! Or if you are able to recruit three friends to join/renew, you will receive your individual Kohlmeyer Circle membership for free!


Join Kohlmeyer Circle!

Join in April and receive these perks:

  • 20% off membership OR recruit three friends to join/renew and receive your individual Kohlmeyer Circle membership for free!
  • A Kohlmeyer Circle tote bag
  • 2 “O bar” drink tickets to be used at an Ogden Museum event
  • An “I am the South” Ogden Museum sticker t-shirt
  • Entry into weekly raffle drawing for the following prizes: a limited edition print, a Kohlmeyer Circle membership to gift to a friend, an Ogden Museum Store gift bag
PLUS as a Kohlmeyer Circle member, you are invited to these exclusive events:
  • Private tour of JAMNOLA  – Thursday, April 15
  • Private cocktail tour of the home and collection of Michael Wilkinson – Summer 2021
  • Bus tour of 3 Louisiana Contemporary artist studios – September 2021
  • Annual Kohlmeyer Circle Holiday Party – December 2021
  • Private tour of the home and studio of artist Simon Gunning – Date TBD
  • Bus tour of various Prospect 5 locations – Date TBD

Have questions? Email Join between April 1 – 30 to receive special perks.

More About Kohlmeyer Circle

Find your inner circle among this diverse group of professionals with a shared passion for art! Here are even more reasons to join! Your Kohlmeyer Circle membership includes:

  • Engaging with Southern art and the New Orleans community
  •  Exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of Museum exhibitions and private collections
  • Exclusive tours of artist studios to get to know artists
  • Discounted tickets to special events
  • Opportunities to learn about collecting
  • Networking and engaging with a diverse group of members
  • Invitations to private exhibition previews and evening receptions with the Director
  • Invitation to the Kohlmeyer Circle holiday party

The Kohlmeyer Circle is a special level of Ogden Museum membership for young art patrons and collectors, ages 21-45, with a passion for Southern art and a desire to be more involved with the Museum and the New Orleans creative community. Each year, Kohlmeyer Circle members experience exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of Museum exhibitions, artist studios and private collections, giving them the opportunity to engage with Southern art, get to know artists, learn about collecting and network with one another.

The Kohlmeyer Circle has over 100 members from a diverse variety of backgrounds and professions. Kohlmeyer Circle members also enjoy all the benefits of a Supporting level membership and invitations to private exhibition previews, special events, evening receptions with the Director and much more.