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Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

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Nice to have locally

Very nice local museum on a beautiful piece of property just south of downtown Auburn. Could use... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Kathe B
Auburn, Alabama, United States
The outdoor walking path & displays are great for an outdoor adventure!

We really enjoyed checking out all the displays and trying to guess the 'name' of each one as well... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited during a business reception. Nice, but perhaps too modern for my taste. I had trouble finding a theme as well. An exhibit of photographs from Mississippi coupled with poetry by the photographer was interesting however.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Very nice local museum on a beautiful piece of property just south of downtown Auburn. Could use more space.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kathe B
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We really enjoyed checking out all the displays and trying to guess the 'name' of each one as well walked towards them. Since my son was on crutches we only did the outside path and opted to not visit indoors as he was worn out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

A very attractive small university museum- some pieces from permanent collection out and then usually a traveling show. From time to time they show American self taught art- so strong in the south. I remember a memorable Howard Finster show here several,years back. Worth a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

The museum building and grounds are lovely - well laid out, beautiful views and gardens. The museum itself is a bit short on art - there's really not much hanging or standing artwork at all - there is plenty of space. Several entire rooms were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank goldendiv
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Outdoor sculptures, Chihuly chandelier, social exhibits, concerts and receptions all make this small art museum special. Because it is free, you can make frequent visits and say as long (or short) as your attention span allows. It has a bike rack and is on a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a fun little museum. There's no entrance fee. They have a fun summer art program for kids. There's also a cafe.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Lee B
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The museum was just remodeled and is physically very attractive. Small but diverse collection. The feature exhibition of artwork by Leo Twiggs, "Requiem for Mother Emmanuel" worth the visit, but also enjoyed the Chihuly chandelier and ouside gardens and sculpture. I commend Auburn for not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank U1568UAjeffreym
Reviewed May 24, 2017

The chandelier made my heart sing, and recently I saw a couple of more by the same artist in Colorado Springs. I enjoyed all the art, but the sculpture made of shoes comes into my mind all the time. Crazy

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Lana T
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Good luck visiting this place. We have tried to get in twice and haven't gotten past the doors yet. They advertise their hours of operation but don't abide by them. We made a special trip this last time, May 14th, and they were supposed to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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