New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Cir
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 658-4100

New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the city’s oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only nine works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of almost 50,000 objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues to expand and grow, making NOMA one of the top art museums in the South.

 

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 539-9650

Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art and is recognized for its original exhibitions, public events and educational programs which examine the development of visual art alongside Southern traditions of music, literature and culinary heritage to provide a comprehensive story of the South. Established in 1999, and in Stephen Goldring Hall at 925 Camp Street since 2003, the Museum welcomes almost 85,000 visitors annually, and attracts diverse audiences through its broad range of programming including exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, and concerts which are all part of its mission to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South.

 

 

New Orleans African American Museum
1418 Governor Nicholls St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 503-0292

The New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History and Culture (NOAAM) was founded in 1996 under the guidance and extensive support of the City of New Orleans Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development.  NOAAM is in the Tremé section of New Orleans, a neighborhood that was home to the nation’s largest, most prosperous and politically progressive community of black people by the mid-1850s.
 

Newcomb Art Museum
Woldenberg Art Center #202, Newcomb Cir,
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-5328

The Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University builds on the Newcomb College legacy of education, social enterprise, and artistic experience. Presenting inspiring exhibitions and programs that engage communities both on and off campus, the Museum fosters the creative exchange of ideas and cross-disciplinary collaborations around innovative art and design. The Museum preserves and advances scholarship on the Newcomb and Tulane art collections.

 

Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery
6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 864-7248

Located on the beautiful campus of Loyola University New Orleans, the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery and Visual Art Center is distinguished by a wide range and depth of art exhibitions. Our revolving exhibitions, which are free for all visitors, include student, local, national, and international shows. We are dedicated to reinforcing Loyola's mission by serving as an educational exhibit space and offering free lectures and workshops to the public.

 
 

 

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Algiers Folk Art Zone and Blues Museum
207 Leboeuf St.
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 261-6231

Founded in 2000 by self-taught artist Charles Gillam, the Algiers Point destination features work that pays tribute to Louisiana’s rich musical heritage and stands as one of the South’s few “living” folk art environments. Mixed-media statuary poured concrete sculptural forms, and a small museum housing music memorabilia and works by noted self-taught artists are all located on the property.  Highlights include pieces by Roy FerdinandLonnie Holley, and Mr. Imagination as well as Gillam’s own “Blues Greats” series featuring the sculpted faces of Al Hirt, Pete Fountain, Memphis Minnie, and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, among others.

 

New Orleans Jazz Museum
400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 568-6993

Through dynamic interactive exhibits, multigenerational educational programming, research facilities and engaging musical performances, the music New Orleans made famous is explored in all its forms.

Housed in the historic Old U.S. Mint, strategically located at the intersection of the French Quarter and the Frenchmen Street live music corridor, the New Orleans Jazz Museum is in the heart of the city’s vibrant music scene.

Through partnerships with local, national and international educational institutions, the New Orleans Jazz Museum promotes the global understanding of jazz as one of the most innovative, historically pivotal musical art forms in world history.

 

 

The Cabildo
701 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 568-8975

Your visit to New Orleans’ historic French Quarter would not be complete without a stop at Jackson Square, which is where you will find the Cabildo. This elegant Spanish colonial building neighbors St. Louis Cathedral and houses many rare artifacts of America’s history.

In commemoration of the city’s 300th anniversary, the Louisiana State Museum debuted a new exhibition, We Love You, New Orleans!, celebrating people, places, and things that are quintessentially New Orleans including Sidney Bechet’s saxophone, a Mardi Gras Indian suit, memorabilia from Pontchartrain Beach, and a K&B sign, among other things.

 

Williams Research Center
410 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-4662 

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.  Founded in 1966, THNOC has grown to include 13 historic buildings on three French Quarter campuses. Visit our new exhibition center, at 520 Royal Street, for an ever-changing array of programs and installations—and be sure to visit our museum shop and Café Cour while you’re there. Just across the street, at 533 Royal, the historic Merieult House anchors a complex of attractions including the Louisiana History Galleries and our house museum, the Williams Residence. The Chartres Street campus, located at 410 Chartres, comprises the Williams Research Center, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, and on-site collections storage.

 

 

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