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Hickory Museum of Art

Address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone Number: (828) 327-8576
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Hickory
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Lenoir, NC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Love going to see what new items of interest are there. They museum is always featuring something new, so everyone can find something exciting. My favorite exhi b it ever was the quilts!! So amazed by them. And the biggest plus is .. IT'S FREE! Go experience it.

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Lakeland, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had a little trouble finding this museum, but it was well worth it. It is in an old school and the interior, from an architectural perspective, is wonderful. It is probably one of the nicest, if not the best, small museums I have ever visited. The fact that they had an exhibit by Wolf Kahn when we were there... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of the best things is the price...and the ever changing exhibits. Some may be a little to much for small children but it is a great place to take visitors to Hickory.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Never expected such an array of art in this tiny town The staff was extremely nice and took the extra step to make sure my visit was memorable. The exhibits change so I'll definitely return.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

always enjoy time spent looking at the permanent collection as well as seeing new and visiting art; gallery does a good job with diverse items including folk art and pottery; gallery gift shop has locally made items.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Catawba County area is blessed to have such a wonderful Museum. HMA offers something for all ages and keeps it interesting. Events are always 1st Class!

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Winterville, North Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I attended a reception and exhibit of the work of Elizabeth Catlett that was hosted through a partnership between the museum and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. What a wonderful event, and I don't just say that because I am a member of the organization. Lise Swensson, the director of the museum, has such an engaging enthusiasm for the arts that... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've been to the Art Musem many times and always have enjoyed the art, photos and displays..the staff is very nice to talk with, a great place to spend a few hours when your near.. and it's free!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The folk art section is superb and like no other and the gift shop has a variety of gifts from jewelry to art.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great collections and a fascinating diversity of rotating and guest exhibitions. The quality of collections in this small museum is vastly under-rated and underestimated by many of the people who live here. Worth a side trip if you are in the vicinity. Better yet, make a day of it and visit the Science Center which is in the same facility.... More

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