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South Bend Museum of Art

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Address: South Bend, IN
Phone Number: 219-235-9102
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Located in Century Center in downtown South Bend, this five-gallery museum...

Located in Century Center in downtown South Bend, this five-gallery museum features a permanent collection and changing exhibitions focusing on American art and works by Indiana and regional artists.

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Nice art.

The artwork displayed in the museum was very interesting they had color and flare in there are pieces I will be back when I called to South Bend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nickbarn12
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the Century Center, easy to find, along the river with great beautiful views... Interesting place with beautiful artworks...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artwork displayed in the museum was very interesting they had color and flare in there are pieces I will be back when I called to South Bend.

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Thank Nickbarn12
South Bend, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

For the fairly small region we are in this museum does a lot with its limited space and resources. Well designed, nice flow of experience as you walk through and beautiful view of the river. Many local artists have had quite wonderful shows here and I always enjoy the many events in the gallery throughout the year.

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Thank WanderfullLife
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Beautiful location. Art work nicely displayed and no entrance fee but the museum ask for a small donation.

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Thank SandyW25
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The gallery space is pleasant, and the location downtown is very accessible. The collection itself was quite limited, with mainly regional artists. Admission is free.

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Thank quindaro
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had some time to kill while attending a football game at the Notre Dame campus so we tried a visit here and it was not very exceptional.

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1 Thank John P
Augusta, GA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We are spoiled when it comes to art museums. We have been to the biggest and best around the U.S. and the rest of the world, but we love to go to the local art museums because we enjoy ourselves just seeing the different collections. This one is pretty sparse, but I would advise going anyway. The ladies we met... More 

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1 Thank Kay M
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We happened upon the Museum of Art as part of our river walk, it was open and airy and not all stuffy and crowded. Very interesting to see art so nicely displayed

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Thank McAnn78
Norton Shores, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

For a museum of this size, there is a good variety of exhibits from beautiful permanent oil paintings to a temporary exhibit named Recombination. The museum is laid out well and we were rarely cramped or crowded even with others in the area. The final room near the exit to the Century Center was pretty 'crafty' for an art museum.... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

With a generous permanent collection it is possible to have old favorites and to see something new often. The newer Dot Shop is a great opportunity to support local artists. The classes offered can be a bit expensive but they offer a wider range than what some of the other local artist locations are able to offer due to facilities... More 

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