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Hirshorn Museum of Art

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Great Activity on a Rainy Day in December

Well worth the visit. The Pulse was interesting. My favorite part of this museum was the Big Man... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Annie O
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Lehi, Utah, United States
Check out the Pulse Exhibit!

This is a nice modern art museum that is small enough to get thru in less than two hours so we felt... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
rduinc
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Jan 3, 2019
“Great Activity on a Rainy Day in December”
Jan 1, 2019
“Check out the Pulse Exhibit!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quiet and relaxing place to visit. The building and the surrounding sculpture garden are lovely, and I can recommend the coffee at the Italian style place on the ground floor. Upstairs and downstairs are exhibition galleries, upstairs there is a room with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outdoor gardens are always worth walking through, for the amazing sculptures. We came to see the Pulse exhibit--fabulous. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ron G
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Well worth the visit. The Pulse was interesting. My favorite part of this museum was the Big Man statue by Ron Mueck. Absolutely incredible polyester resin on fiberglass. I cannot get the image out of my head.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annie O
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This is a nice modern art museum that is small enough to get thru in less than two hours so we felt comfortable taking our 2 year old granddaughter with us. There are three floors of art located on a circular foot print so it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rduinc
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit. Small, beautifully designed and some really interesting exhibitions. A nice way of engaging with modern art in an accessible and modern way. The pulse exhibition in particular was amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matvl
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Upon realizing that I had never visited this museum, I made a point of checking it out today. It's not very big, but the Pulse exhibit alone makes the trip worth it. I also really enjoyed the Snake Eyes exhibit featuring Charline von Heyl.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank profmom1
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Interactive displays of special exhibit “pulse” were really interesting. Enjoyed seeing the design of the building. I’ve been to DC a number of times and never saw it before. If you like modern art it’s worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathig5000
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I always like to visit The Hirshorn Museum in Washington DC, fantastic exhibitions of contemporary art. A must see if you like contemporary art. It has a very nice museum shop

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mundosully
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Is the museum has a wonderful collection in the curators have made sure to explain very well now the artist evolved in time. This is a Smithsonian Museum so there is no fee to enter

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ManuelP1050
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Waaay too much space, and really weird displays of "modern" art. I had a very hard time appreciating what others consider talent. You walk through the place rather quickly because there really isn't much to see. lots of wasted space. I felt it was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alocalSummervilleSC
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