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Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Closed Now: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Small place, lots of art work, film needs to be redone.

This is a small, interesting art museum. First is a film showing the history of Walter Anderson... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
544catherinec
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Extraordinary Art Museum

This art museum is small, but so well put together that the impact it has on the viewer is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adventuring_Ashley
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Meridian, Mississippi
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This museum displays a collection of Anderson's paintings, sculptures and pottery.
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510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4632
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small, interesting art museum. First is a film showing the history of Walter Anderson. It is very old and has issues in parts of the film, but informative. There is beautiful art from various artists. The jewel is the civic center. Walter...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This art museum is small, but so well put together that the impact it has on the viewer is extraordinary! I was so taken with the thought and purpose behind this museum and every art piece displayed here. I felt connected to the artist(s) and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

A friend took me for my birthday! We got in free not because of my birthday but because we did a small good deed! It is a very easy to visit museum.they rotate the exhibits 4 times a year. The video is great and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patty O
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a wonderful small museum, dedicated to an artist who isn't very well known but whose life and work are both well worth learning about. Don't miss two special features: (1) the community center, which is next-door to the museum and connected with it....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the film first. Explains his art, so be sure to watch. Drove to the Shop. Very little inventory. Anderson had very interesting life at Ocean Springs.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We visited the Shearwater Pottery first, and then the museum. I recommend the Museum first. The Pottery site and store will be much more meaningful. I was pleasantly surprised - who would have guessed that a family's story of the pottery business could be so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This museum was high on my wife's list. Not so much on mine. But I was wrong. Don't miss the video that explains Walter Anderson's life. It adds so much not only to your visit to the museum but to the several other Walter Anderson...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fastoy
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful museum, my FAVORITE is the room from Walter Anderson's home that was brought to the museum. Just wonderful!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The art was amazing, but the gallery itself was small. The old woman behind the register on August 2 was rude and unwelcoming. Even though it wasn't even 4 yet, she quickly informed us that the museum closed at 5. We didn't want to impose,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 324vickit
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. The art was awesome. The facts throughout the museum highlighting Walter Anderson’s life brought to light some of his struggles, family life, and resounding perseverance- like riding his bike to Florida or Texas, or walking home over 1000 miles at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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