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Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Great Exhibition

The Exhibition "Empire" was on while I was visiting New Orleans. This gallery space is well... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
IlanL39
Great Little Museum at Tulane

Worth getting off the St Charles St trolley across from Audubon Park and walking thru the Tulane... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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22 May 2018
“Great Exhibition”
6 May 2018
“Worth a stop near campus”
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The Newcomb Art Museum builds on the legacy of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, founded in 1886 as the first degree-granting coordinate college for women in America. Presenting inspiring exhibitions and programs that engage communities both...more
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6823 Saint Charles Ave, #202, Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA 70118-5665
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The Exhibition "Empire" was on while I was visiting New Orleans. This gallery space is well situated at the Tulane University and offers a unique opportunity. The Exhibition "Empire" reflected an multi layered and nuanced experience of Tulane and New Orleans history across a range...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Newcomb Art Museum is small, free, and in the middle of Tulane's campus. It has rotating art, so what you see in one review may not be what you see for yourself. The exhibit I saw was kind of a hodgepodge of things. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Worth getting off the St Charles St trolley across from Audubon Park and walking thru the Tulane campus to the Newcomb Museum. A small space that has never disappointed. they bring in exhibits that other museums might pass over. On our last trip they had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank John E
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stopped in to see the Mickalene Thomas "Waiting for Prime-Time Star" exhibit. Amazing show and what a friendly and lovely staff. They took time to greet me (not on the fly but really greet with sincerity), talk (great conversation with the student on front desk...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

It’s a sweet museum, it feels good to be there, with an interesting range of exhibitions. The story behind the Tiffany windows is great. Also, the Tulane campus is beautiful. I thought the “Women of Newcomb” exhibition was interesting. The Newcomb was a lovely surprise.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank artnik
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Newcomb Art Museum is nested on the first floor of one of the original Newcomb College buildings, on Tulane's beautiful uptown campus. Besides a great collection of Newcomb Pottery, much of it now on tour in a Smithsonian organized show, I'm not sure what...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

I took a 50-60 minute streetcar ride to Tulane, walked around campus for about 30-40 minutes looking for the right place (abysmal signage) and finally found the Gallery. The Degas exhibit was wonderful and offered a view of the painter not commonly seen. When I...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

The gallery is hidden deep in the Tulane campus but it's a beautiful campus to walk through. It is excellently curated. The displays are at eye level, which makes viewing very pleasant. The beautiful pottery, jewelry, prints, and book bindings were done by young women...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Mommabearsmith
Reviewed 13 January 2014

If the Newcomb women's college exhibition is up (anywhere), definitely go see it for its stunning craftsman style work, not only pottery but textiles and printing. A love walk through the Tulane campus after a streetcar ride from downtown.

Date of experience: October 2013
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