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Great Folk Art in a Funky Gallery

Dr. Bob’s is a folk art gallery filled with NOLA treasures. He’s got a lot of fun and funky art if... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
brada840
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Well worth a visit!

Walked from breakfast at Elizabeth's Restaurant a few blocks to Dr. Bob's -- great to see his... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
SandyRiver
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Riverside, Connecticut
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Dr. Bob’s is a folk art gallery filled with NOLA treasures. He’s got a lot of fun and funky art if you’re looking to bring a little NOLA home with you.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Walked from breakfast at Elizabeth's Restaurant a few blocks to Dr. Bob's -- great to see his studio/gallery, with ample parking. Bought a one of his paintings to take home. Well worth a visit whether you buy or not.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Dr. Bob's Art is really fun and very 'New Orleans'. It's a small gallery but prices are affordable and it's cool to look at his larger pieces. We bought a small painting and it makes me smile every time I see it in our kitchen....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Heather B
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The artwork of Dr. Bob -- Bob Shaffer -- can be found all over New Orleans. His trademark "Be Nice or Leave" permeates the entire area. It's such a simple concept but one that carries great meaning. It was interesting to see one of Dr....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sowellman
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The art is not my style but is very cute and cheerful. They allow you to take picture which is cool. Free parking is also offered on site. It is a pretty small gallery but prices are pretty affordable.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nicolechi1978
Reviewed March 31, 2018

I was so excited to finally get to Dr. Bob's after seeing his famous "Be Nice or Leave" signs around NOLA for years. Now I have my own! We were also very lucky to meet the man himself, hear some stories and get some tips...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank IrishIs69
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

A junkyard cum art gallery with inexpensive object de art. Try to get to hear the Dr tell a story another good bad weather hang

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank brianinboca
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Dr. Bob is not quite what I expected from seeing it along the road. I was hoping for more large pop art - aluminum dinosaurs, weird sculptures, oddities, etc. It looks like that passing by and it looks bigger too. This is actually a pretty...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tumbleweedchris
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. A bit hard to get to without a car but very out of the ordinary. The artwork and signs sold are unique and very funky. Very much enjoyed stumbling upon this spot. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Amanda E
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Dr Bob has been in this location for 26 years, and, has build, quite a compound. He shares it freely and generously. His work is highly collectable, along with the fact, he is a genuine New Orleans character, well worth meeting, if, you get a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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