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“It's just an art museum... unless you catch an event.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of South Texas Institute for the Arts

South Texas Institute for the Arts
1902 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX
361/825-3500
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: A striking, all white building on the water, this art museum was voted one of the best in southern Texas. Although permanent exhibits feature art from the region, the museum is known for its rotating exhibits of fine art work in different mediums.
San Antonio, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“It's just an art museum... unless you catch an event.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

My family was down in Corpus for the 4th of July last year and so my experience wasn't what I would assume the typical experience with this place is. They had live music inside and outside the place along with all manner of children's activities. It was a good way to spend a chunk of the afternoon, though I must say parking was a slight problem we ended up having park a quarter mile down the street and walk in.

Visited July 2012
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Jamestown, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Glass exhibit fantastic - rest, modified rapture”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Some of the glass pieces are stunning, not much else to see though, great photo shot of USS Lexington
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Visited February 2013
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“NICE PLACE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Great place for all the families, so much to see and enjoy their gift shop and so much art to see, love taking my family and friends

Visited October 2012
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Mansfield, TX
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“Don't Miss the Cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The signs on the building and the receipt say "Art Museum of South Texas" but the address is still 1902 N. Shoreline Drive. Nice museum. Pretty good mix of art.

Plan to attend around mid-day when the cafe is open. It features sandwiches, drinks, desserts and the most fantastic view of the entrance to the Port of Corpus Christi and the Lexinngton. There is wall of windows if you prefer to eat inside and a nice patio if you prefer to eat outside. Stay for a while and you will probably get a nice close-up view of a tanker or cargo ship.

Visited December 2012
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Nueces County
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“Always fascinating”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The rotating art exhibits offer ensure that there is always something really interesting to see no matter how often you visit.

Visited September 2012
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