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Greenville County Museum of Art

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Address: 420 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: 864 271 7570
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Small art museum

The museum was small and unfortunately they were changing displays oon two floors and they were not open to view. It is Free and nicely laid out....so if you are in area already... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great mix of 20th Century art marrying Andrew Wyeth, Jasper Johns, and South Carolina artists. Housed in a fine venue adjacent to the main library, children's museum, and theater, the site allows the patron to explore several attractions all family friendly.

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Hampton, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A wonderful, (and, free) museum - always on our "to do" list! A different exhibit yearly - but always a Wyeth presentation.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The museum was small and unfortunately they were changing displays oon two floors and they were not open to view. It is Free and nicely laid out....so if you are in area already it is worth your trip.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

There are four reasons to come here. First is the works of Jasper Johns (a Greenville resident); second is the Andrew Wyeth collection (called, by his widow, the best in a public museum, even though there are no major works here) and the third is the truly spectacular collection of works with a Southern connection (although that has become "politically... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was my first visit to the GCMA and I was anxious to see the Jamie Wyeth show. They called it : Jamie Wyeth, Our Own Rabelais. I was an art minor in college and Rabelais did not ring a bell with me so I was curious to see why the museum titled the show that way. Well, the question... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Rotating exhibits of Southern and national art. At different times, Jasper Johns and Andrew Wyeth exhibits.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stopped in to see Jamie Wyeth exhibit. Saw that and a whole lot more. Some really wonderful stuff. I knew from previous reviews that they did not allow photography in the galleries. This is also posted throughout the museum-- so I left my camera in the car. But don't count on being able to buy anything much in the shop... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I stopped at the museum to see the Johnson Collection exhibit before it left town in a few days. It was an impressive exhibit. A pleasant surprise was the Dickinson's Alabama Suite. A small but impressive jewel. We were surprised to encounter the Wyeth exhibits in the "Southern experience" milieu. The Andrew Wyeth works were predictably good while the Jamie... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Two floors of wonder of mostly wonderful art. According to taste, of course, some of it looked like my 9 year old was finger painting. Lol. Overall, a very nice visit and would return again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited with some reservations assuming the collection might reflect local conservative limits. To our very pleasant surprise, GCMA has an excellent, albeit small, contemporary collection that has not been shackled by any artistic censorship. Well worth the visit.

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Additional Information about Greenville County Museum of Art

Address: 420 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: 864 271 7570
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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