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Address: 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 860-536-7601
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Bordering the Mystic River, this complex features changing art...
Bordering the Mystic River, this complex features changing art exhibitions, special events and classes. A nonprofit organization created by an artist colony in 1913, the association boasts a membership of over 1,200 artists. Travelers can partake of one-day workshops or enjoy a day on the town while their children are educated and entertained in art classes.
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Interesting and eclectic collection. Good way to relax and spend a non strenuous hour. Jan was more enthusiastic than I but that's how it goes. $3 each suggested gratuity. 1... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Berne, NY
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Berne, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting and eclectic collection. Good way to relax and spend a non strenuous hour. Jan was more enthusiastic than I but that's how it goes. $3 each suggested gratuity. 1 hour free parking if you ask

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Batavia, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our friend held her wedding here. It was a lovely venue. It was five rooms of beautiful, pleasant art. And it was set up amazingly for the wedding with a view of the Mystic River from the back. Center has its own parking lot, which was extremely convenient for all of the wedding guests. Otherwise, only street parking is available.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very nice, semi eclectic display of what appears to be mostly semi-professional artists. Most of the artwork was for sale,and priced anywhere from $200-2,000, with one piece topping the list at $21,000. The permanent collection was the best of the bunch. It's definitely worth stopping if you are in the neighborhood. Admission is free; there is a donation box. Street... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

On a beautiful site on the Mystic River, just a short walk from the hubub of downtown is the Mystic Arts Center. It features a very cool collection of contemporary art ( not a lighthouse or seagull in sight ). The Center also features some terrific musical entertainment and lectures - open to the public all year long, stop by... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Mystic arts center is a great local asset. Well-curated shows and great classes for kids and adults. Well done social events and fund raisers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a large venue, well-situated along the banks of the river with parking in front. Well worth a visit, as you stroll about this otherwise very gift-oriented shopping district.

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Smithtown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We visited this place. They have paintings, photographs etc displayed. Some of them are for sale. Many of these display are by the local artist displaying local scenes. We enjoyed it very much

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It was a treat to visit this gallery filled with various art forms. Quiet and no pressure. Just a chance to view the local artists. great and easy parking too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We were actually there for a wedding reception but we really enjoyed the displays of art. It is a smaller venue but the art and photography was high caliber. I am not sure if there is an admission fee but it is a nice center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to come in and appreciate some amazing art work, no pushy gallery girls trying to get you to buy art or acting snooty because they think only they get the art. And even if you are clearly just a tourist in shirts and a t-shirt you aren't looked down on by the well dressed attendant who... More 

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Additional Information about Mystic Arts Center

Address: Address: 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT 06355
Phone Number: 860-536-7601
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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