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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0001
(845) 437-5237
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Poughkeepsie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Boca Raton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The museum is small, however the collection is grand! Works by 20th century masters plus a collection of Hudson River School artists.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

You are overwhelmed by the amazing collection in this small, free museum on the campus of beautiful Vassar College. Different rooms with different periods of art from religious; Hudson River; pop art; modern. Major artists including Calder, Okeefe, Picasso, Dali, Stella to name only a few. Christina, a docent, gave a very interesting tour. The museum is closed on Mondays... More

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New York City, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A visit to the Vassar campus and the Powerhouse Theatre is always rewarding. It gives us an opportunity to see many plays in development before they later appear on Broadway and off-Broadway stages. Significant playwrights including John Patrick Shanley (who debuted his Pulitzer-Prize winning play, Doubt, at Powerhouse) bring their works to the Vassar campus. A little known fact is... More

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A hidden jewel. Rembrandt, Breughel the younger, Jackson Pollock, Lichtenstein, Georgia O'Keeffe, etc. This is a fascinating smorgasbord of stellar artwork. It was also nice to stroll the beautiful Quad at Vassar.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a small but wonderful collection. There seems to be a little bit of everything. Hudon Valley school artists, Medieval, Egyptian, a few dutch, a few Picassos, some impressionists, modern art, some scultpures, very eclectic, There are 2 special exhibits now. The fabric work by Todd Knopke are super. Huge, vibrant colors and flowing the mastering the light exhibit... More

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Round Lake, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

So glad we visited here. Collection was larger than I expected and I loved every bit of it. The collection of first century pieces was our favorite!

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Fishkill, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A wonderful collection. Excellent art work and historic artifacts. When in Poughkeepsie stop by historic Vassar college for a tour.

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Kingston,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This museum on the Vassar College campus in Poughkeepsie ,NY has choice works of art from every era of history. A visit doesn't take long, but you feel satisfied with the range of beauty and the impact of discovery.

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Connelly, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I've known about this small museum on the Vassar campus for quite some time, but never stopped in until this past weekend. The 20th century art was the surprise. I did not expect to see several Picasso paintings, Matisse, Leger, Ernst, Matta, O'Keefe, Balthus (with a cat, of course), Delauney, Lichtenstein, and a wonderful Jackson Pollock, and 2 Calder mobiles.... More

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NEW YORK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I've been to Loeb Art center on different occasions.... Very Beauitful painting.... Spend a day admiring different Artist finest work..... There is ALWAYS someone on staff to help....

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