Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel

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Mississippi's first art museum, the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is located in Laurel, Mississippi, United States. It was founded in 1923 in memory of Lauren Eastman Rogers. The building's architect was Rathbone DeBuys of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The museum has an extensive collection of Native American baskets. It also has a selection of American art by Winslow Homer, Albert Bierstadt, and John Singer Sargent. It receives 32,000 visitors a year.
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  • We came because of the TV show Home Town, bought some expensive stuff at Ben and Erin’s stores, tried to find refurbished houses then found this fine historic museum. It’s very well maintained and...  more »
  • Wow - I had no idea about the Rogers MoA - and what a delight it was! It's in the historic district and was next door to the bed and breakfast where we stayed. I must tell you - it is an EXCELLENT...  more »
  • This museum is absolutely filled with history ! George Bassi is a phenomenal director who gave us a tour and explained the history of the museum (which originally was a library!) and even the history of some of the surrounding homes ! My daughter loves this museum and our favorite thing about it is that it's FREE !
  • If you live around the area, passing through, or live far away and are looking for something to do (this was my case) then definitely come here! It’s very calming and they have great exhibits. I went for the Leonardo DaVinci exhibit they were showcasing and just loved it!

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