This was our second visit in two years to the museum! The old-school cinema photography really works as a catalyst for the incredible sense of alienation experienced watching the "Islander," the short bio on Walter Anderson! I love his work and his sense of place in his fairly faceless universe! Only downside, museum staff was not very friendly or engaging!
Walter Anderson is one of my favorite artists and this museum was no disappointment! A wonderful collection of his work. Be sure to go to the Ocean Springs Community Center next door; see his amazing murals on all the walls!
This is a small museum in which a friend said the Big Room was the best attraction. After paying for two tickets when we got to the Big Room it was closed. We asked the woman who sold tickets and she said the room was in use this day. She should have told us we could not visit there BEFORE... 更多
I had never heard of Walter Anderson but boy was this interesting! Very informative video gives a great history of this quirky artist. The attractive museum is extremely well done featuring Anderson's paintings, block prints, pottery and an entire room of murals. You don't have to be a fan to appreciate how good Walter and his brothers were. Well worth... 更多
The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is a real gem on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I did not know anything about Walter Anderson before I went to this museum. We purchased a Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions pass and this was included. Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Pass: This pass will admit you to eight wonderful attractions. They are: Walter Anderson Museum... 更多
Walter Anderson was thought to be insane, but created art everywhere he went. To me it seems the different drawings, paintings show his mood at the time. It appears the art was created from scenes that were in his mind's eye. If you like coastal scenes and coastal wildlife, this is a perfect place to visit. Easy to find in... 更多
Walter Anderson is the best known, lest known America watercolorist. Because so little of his work is in Public and Private Collections, he is recognized by only a few collectors ,locals, and art scholars. His family still has control over 90% of his work and they sell only a small number of pieces. With that said, the Museum has a... 更多
The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is a fascinating place to spend a few hours. Anderson's watercolors are lovely and truly speak to his unique connection to the natural world of the Mississippi gulf coast.