Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Contact Info


925 Camp Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-539-9608

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Ellen G. Balkin
Phone: 504-539-9608

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:Office: M-F 9 - 5:30; Open to public W-Sun, 11 - 4.
Beginning date for service:10/16/2008

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Education department is very active with the Recovery School District, K-12. Early literacy and Southern arts and Southern stories. Volunteers often needed for special events, galas, exhibit openings. Archival assistance is needed for music (After
The Ogden celebrates the work of artists from the South or who featured Southern life in their art. Students gain exposure to an underappreciated field on the frontiers of the art world with unique works on paper, canvas, prints, photography, and sculpture. Only in the last twenty years has Southern art gained national recognition.

Mission statements

The mission of The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, is to broaden the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South through its permanent collections, changing exhibitions, education, and research.

Value statement

A Museum without walls that celebrates Southern spirit and brings the world of art to the metropolitan New Orleans community and beyond through educational programming, musical performances, galleries openings, and the Center for Southern Craft and Design.

Division Mission Statements

  • Arts and the Environment

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • Art lovers
  • Local Residents
  • Schools
  • Tourists
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Arts & Culture
  • Children/Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Communication
  • Development
  • Education
  • Historic Preservation

Public Service Needs

  • Archive records and /or artifacts.
  • Create art for/with community residents
  • Develop publicity material

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Artist information templates uploaded to website
  • Digitize the permanent collection
  • Membership development
  • Outreach
  • Research artist biographies
  • Volunteer's to assist with educational programming

Services Provided by Agency

  • Arts Education
  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Integration of Southern art into mainstream
  • Museum Education

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060