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Amarillo Museum of Art

Address: 2200. S Van Buren, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 806-371-5050
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Ranked #12 of 24 Attractions in Amarillo
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Six galleries house a permanent collection that includes European paintings from the 17th to 19th...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Six galleries house a permanent collection that includes European paintings from the 17th to 19th centuries, 20th-century modernists, photography, Asian art and Middle Eastern textiles. Changing exhibits range from contemporary art to the American and European masters.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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261 reviews 261 reviews
90 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This museum is small, but has a very nice collection of art of varying types. There were quite a number of unusual art pieces that used non traditional media which made them very interesting. The museum has no fee, plenty of parking, is in a good location, and is a place well worth taking an hour or two to visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

They have four O'Keeffes--wouldn't you think they would rotate them so one is always on view? Nice building, but the objects we came to see (Japanese wood block prints in addition to the O'Keeffes) were not on display.

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Far, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I guess not being an art aficionado, maybe I'm not smart enough to figure out how to get in the place right a way. The entrance is not readily apparent, and we went in the doors on the east side which take you down into the lowest level. There is no signs saying "go upstairs" to the receptionist. Anyway, we... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Located on a university campus this art museum was a nice surprise in amarillo Texas. Admission is free. Most of the items on display were loaned o the museum. First floor currently has modern art display from a well known artist. The second floor consists of an Asian art collection, mostly from the 1800 but still with many older pieces... More 

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Amarillo, TX
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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

A museum this nice is rare for a small college campus to host. There are ongoing exhibits featuring local, regional and worldwide works of art. If you are looking for a fun night out, check to see what is going on at this museum; they host lectures and other fun activities throughout the year. It also is a lovely space... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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448 reviews 448 reviews
90 attraction reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Small museum on the site of Amarillo College with rotating exhibits and a small permanent collection. Very well displayed and not too busy (when we were there). Definitely worth the time if you are in the area

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Salem, Oregon
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108 reviews 108 reviews
48 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I enjoyed this lovely small museam on a Saturday afternoon. At that time of my visit, they had two floors that were displaying art. Usually there is an additional floor, but it seems they had just had some type of exhibit and it had ended, therefore the 3rd floor was empty. The library on the top floor is a great... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

A great permanent collection includes a big Chinese collection of sculptures and paintings donated by a local neurosurgeon . Always features an interesting traveling exhibit. A beautiful building located on the campus of Amarillo College.

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29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

The powers that be do a masterful job at securing local artists as well as the world renown to show in our home town jewel.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Very nice art museum for a city the size of amarillo. We went to a very intersting Art show of items made of recycled materials. Quite inventive and fu.

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