Louisiana State University Museum of Art

100 Lafayette Street, Shaw Center for the Arts, 5th Floor, Baton Rouge, LA 70801

225-389-7200

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The Museum's permanent collection consists of more than 6,500 objects, ranging from Chinese jade to comprehensive holdings of Louisiana art, including the New Orleans-made Silver and Newcomb Pottery. The collection also holds American and British portraiture and decorative arts, American Arts and Crafts pottery, and modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures, with a focus on southern artists.

A primary intent of the display of the permanent collection is the presentation of Louisiana’s complex regional history, alongside a series of exhibits of artwork by regional contemporary artists. With 15' ceilings in the galleries, works of art in a wide range of media are displayed.  

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