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Weatherspoon Art Museum

Corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets, Greensboro, NC 27412
336-334-5770
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Ranked #16 of 31 attractions in Greensboro
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This art museum isn't that big and doesn't have many exhibits. The exhibits it does have tend to focus on themed modern art. I'm not the big modern art fan so I'm not a good opinion for someone who is if they'd like the museum or not. It doesn't take long to see the exhibits because they only have three... More

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I enjoyed my visit to the museum. It was the first time I had visited and there was plenty to see. If you have a chance to get to UNCG and visit this, it is well worth the time. I would call or check online to see what is on exhibit before going, just so you know what is there... More

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Chapel Hill, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This museum has a nice aesthetic, IMHO. Small enough to see it all in a couple hours. Friendly staff. Rarely close to crowded. No admittance charge!

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

Best kept secret in Greensboro on the campus of UNC-Greensboro. Beautiful edifice with local/national and international exhibitions.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This is a decent Art Museum. Most of the exhibits seem like stuff out of someone's garage they deemed art. There were also quite a few exhibits that were inappropriate for young children - nudity and violent. Of course, I understand the art of such things, but it was just weird.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

A friend and I went to the exhibition called "Zone of Contention" and spent a couple hours looking at everything. It was laid out very well. The museum was quiet, so we were able to contemplate the works. Afterward, we stopped by the gift shop. The cashier was friendly and helpful. I 'm looking forward to going again.

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Saxapahaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The Weatherspoon is an often missed jewel in Greensboro. The ever changing shows are always interesting and sometimes edgy. Although they are open during regular business hours, I like going on a Thursday night, the only time they are open in the evening. Since the shows change regularly, there is always something new to see and I always feel comfortable,... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

tremendous exhibits -- helpful staff but they leave you alone and you don't feel pressured to donate, although it's a pleasure to do so as each time I visit I'm enriched!

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NIceville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

the Diana Al-Hadid exhibit is a must-see for anyone who enjoys sculpture. The collection of painting and photo's is also a joy.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Weatherspoon Art Museum offers a multitude of revolving exhibitions throughout the year. They have an impressive collection of modern pieces including ones by Willem de Kooning, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Robert Henri, Cindy Sherman, Eva Hesse, and Andy Warhol. The museum offers excellent programming throughout the year including visiting lecturers, film screenings, educator workshops and group tours. One excellent... More

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