this museum has several floors with different art it has a lovely shop and the rooms all have a different theme i did enjoy the paintings most but the pottery is also very nive.
This is a first class accessible museum located in the museum district of NOLA......the variety of art is displayed in appealing and educational ways and we throughly enjoyed the 90 minutes we spent there. Our docent told us this is the largest collection of southern art in the world.
I am so glad we had the chance to check this museum out before we left NOLA to head home. The exhibit descriptions give you a great introduction to what the particular exhibit is about and its significance within southern culture/history. I learned a lot, and I know others will as well. Many of the pieces are documented by which... More
We didn't have enough time to linger, but spent a lot of time on the 5th floor at the retrospective of Gina Phillips' work in paint, fabric & other media. Very moving, deeply felt work. Joe Oles' soft, tactile work in ceramics is for sale in the store.
im a bit of an art musuem snob... and this one fell short a bit... they do have 2 michael deas (illustrator) but the depth of the collection was a bit lacking. beautiful space though
Was very pleased with my visit. A nice respite from summer afternoon. Check - on certain afternoons free admission. Look around for a place to park on the street - I putchased 2 hours on meter & had a delightful visit. Nice giftshop too.
We loved this place. It really showcases a wide variety of talent, from the self-taught to highly-trained artists. Although we aren't huge fans of more modern art styles, these displays were intriguing and really captured the flavor of the South. We combined a visit here with a visit to the Civil War museum next door, which was a great past... More
This small museum located in New Orleans is a little gem. There is a variety of Southern art from all different eras. It is located near all of the other museums including the World War II Museum and is an easy walk from the St. Charles streetcar.
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