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Address: 1 Quinlan St, Lynchburg, VA
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This is a hidden gem of a museum at Randolph College with a fine collection...

This is a hidden gem of a museum at Randolph College with a fine collection of 19th and 20th century American paintings.

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A gem

Went because of a friend who's a Randolph College alumna. Two welcoming curators, one of whom let me stay for a few minutes after the closing time to study the last few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Michael C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Went because of a friend who's a Randolph College alumna. Two welcoming curators, one of whom let me stay for a few minutes after the closing time to study the last few paintings. In only four galleries they have an impressive array from different periods and genres. Easy to get to from downtown, between the campus and a gorgeous public... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

A small, really very small as you only need about thirty minutes but still a nice Contemporary section. Buried in the Randolph College campus and it was shame there was not a small cafe.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Super and beautiful art surprisingly tucked away off the main street. Well worth the visit. Can't wait to go again.

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1 Thank meme394
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A wonderful collection of American art, with a permanent collection on display that will wow you. There are also regular special exhibits put out from the extensive collection. Any art lover will be glad they found and toured this little gem of an art museum.

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1 Thank Terry B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Although a very small place they have some nice pieces of art.Certainly worth the effort to find it.Off to side of Randolph College.

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2 Thank Warren S
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The federal government once utilized this museum as an alternate place to display and protect some of this country's art treasures. Although it is not huge, the quality of the art is very good for a rather small space. The artworks on display represent a small portion of the collection, so each time you visit there is something new to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This museum is a jewel. the permanent collection includes all of the wonderful American artists - including Cassett, Henri, Moran, Stuart, Hopper and O'Keefe. This museum is a real treat whether you are an art lover or not.

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Augusta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We decided to check out this museum based on other Trip Advisor reviews. We didn't think it was a 5, but we enjoyed the short visit and the trip through Randolph College as well. The Maier has a Winslow Homer, a Georgia O'Keefe, a George Stewart, a Whistler and an Edward Hopper to name a few. We enjoyed it for... More 

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2 Thank Kay M
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The collection is high class and to notch. A surprising gem tucked away on a picturesque campus. The pieces were high quality and some well known artists, but not their more recognizeable pieces.

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2 Thank Danielle G
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This is on the campus of Randolph College, tucked away behind the athletic fields. They have a small but well curated collection of American art, including pieces from Whistler and Hopper. Don't miss it!

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