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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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Very interesting and varied selection of art

We spent about 1 1/2 hours wandering the galleries at this modest but very nice museum of art. There is a wide range of types of art and various periods, styles and techniques on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Northville, Michigan
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Northville, Michigan
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245 reviews 245 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spent about 1 1/2 hours wandering the galleries at this modest but very nice museum of art. There is a wide range of types of art and various periods, styles and techniques on display. The galleries are well annotated and interesting. The staff are very friendly there, and were helpful. There are essentially only two floors and 6 galleries,... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Pretty neat collection that spans several different genres of art. There is figurative art, but also a wing with some abstract expressionism. If your an Andrew Wyeth fan,m you're in for a treat. This museum has a good, solid collection of Wyeth watercolors that are part of the permanent collection.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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56 attraction reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

You can walk between the art museum and the history museum. Parking is free. On the day I visited I did not have to fight for a parking spot, which makes all the difference for me between having a good time and having a stressful event. The art museum is small, but interesting. I enjoyed the Andrew Wyeth display and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This morning, March 19, 2015, I pulled my phone out to check the time. One of the museum employees made a straight beeline towards me and asked me not to take photos in a very confrontational manner. I said "Oh, I didn't. Just checking the time." She sneered at me and sarcastically said "Oh, Yeah, right." As if I was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited the Greenville County Museum of Art during a recent daytrip to Greenville. Though completely unknown to me previously, it was a stop well worth making. Part of an arts and cultural complex of newer and restored buildings, it houses a fine collection of works by regional artists. There is a particularly strong collection of painting and sculpture by... More 

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Burbank, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had a nice visit to the museum and had really enjoyed the interesting floral arrangements that were located in the landings of the stairs between floors. I had my cell phone out and was photographing them as I went thru the museum. I also must admit I did take a photo of a Wyeth watercolor. There was no posted... More 

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cincinnati
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The museum is known for it's Andrew Wyeth collection, and we were not disappointed there. In addition to a large gallery full of Wyeth's, there were several others with diverse and interesting works on display. We loved the space itself and look forward to future visits.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

no dislikes. great andrew wyeth collection. some of the recent traveling exhibits have also been very interesting, for example the recent one on impressionists

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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90 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

They have an amazing amount of Andrew Wyeth. They also have some paintings that we wondered why they were in a museum. Since it's free, it's definitely worth the 1/2 - 3/4 hours to see it.

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Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were fortunate to see the Andrew Wyeth exhibit. It was very good. This is a nice local museum and worth a visit.

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