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R. W. Norton Art Gallery

4747 Creswell Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106-1899
+1 318-865-4201
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Wow, wow, wow!! AND IT'S FREE TOO!!

Didn't expect this at all, especially in Shreveport!! Must see. Make sure you have a couple... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
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Pleasant Surprise

The museum is tucked away in a lovely, established neighborhood. I was surprised at how large the... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
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Museum chronicles more than four centuries of American and European art featuring the works of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The springtime sees more than 10,000 azaleas bloom in the museum's garden.
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4747 Creswell Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106-1899
+1 318-865-4201
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect this at all, especially in Shreveport!! Must see. Make sure you have a couple hours. There are all kinds of things to see. Great works by Remington and others. There are plenty of paintings and sculptures as well as firearms and dolls and...More

Thank Beauchicken
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is tucked away in a lovely, established neighborhood. I was surprised at how large the museum was, the caliber of artists' works present, and and variety of art contained in the exhibits. It's a lovely place to spend an afternoon. There is no...More

Thank dawnah
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Wow, what a wonderful museum. As you walk in the front door(free admission), the first two paintings you see are done by Asher Durand, landscape artist of the Hudson River School movement--very impressive--no telling what they're worth. Whole section dedicated to the Hudson River movement....More

1  Thank Desperado52
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went with the whole family, has a wide variety of works, and you get a better understanding of the history of the area. This is a very extensive collection.

Thank Gilbert H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A mixture of classic and contemporary art of various mediums. Rotation of displays and beautiful grounds especially when the azaleas are in bloom. Local favorite for wedding and engagement pictures .

Thank pstexas1959
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this place was given to the public bye mr Norton a very wealthy man back when Shreveport was new i grow up there , if you like art you got to go, great for taking pics

Thank james w
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful art collection with emphasis given to western art. Generally they have a seasonal special focus . The museum has been especially active in attracting neighborhood interest with outside movies and special events. The grounds are always a seasonal treat, fall, winter, spring and...More

Thank TMcLa2013
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent art gallery with a little bit for every taste! Also a great garden, especially in spring when the azaleas are blooming. The gallery has a list of everything you can imagine. You turn a corner and there is another unexpected exhibit. They also offer...More

Thank Carola N
Reviewed 17 October 2016

One night a year, Norton Art Gallery hosts a Night at the Museum, wherein local actors dress up as historical characters and play their parts. We get to experience icons like Marilyn Monroe, Faust, Sakagwea, Captain Henry Shreve, and lots more. Of course, some are...More

Thank EPool
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love this serenely beautiful gallery. It is quietly inspiring to wander through the wonderful art collection with something for every style and taste.

Thank Laurie B
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Jayde M
3 December 2016|
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Response from lisarb0630 | Reviewed this property |
You may want to check out their Facebook site for current displays. Also, the neighborhood has been commenting on the chickens seen over there lately. RW Norton Gallery on Facebook
15 March 2016|
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Response from maryloutindall | Reviewed this property |
No photography is allowed inside or on the grounds. In years past, photographers used the beautiful grounds for backgrounds for pictures. But, some got a bit unruly, even brought a horse and buggy onto the lawn and ruined... More
27 October 2015|
Response from JlNorton |
What country did these different arts come from?