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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

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Address: 506 Telfair St, Augusta, GA
Phone Number: 706/722-5495
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Art institute and gallery.

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Nice Exhibit

Visited the reception and showing of the "Southern Observatory" art exhibit. Excellent exhibit, but the second floor was not visitor friendly. Narrow steps were not conclusive to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Brian W
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Lincolnton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Gertrude Herbert, housed in the historic, federal style Ware's Folly (c.1818) is so many things. It's a non-profit art school and gallery with outreach programs to the under-privileged and under-served. All of their revolving exhibits are not to my taste, although there's always something that intrigues me. Of course, it's worth a visit just to tour the magnificent house.... More 

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Lincolnton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited the reception and showing of the "Southern Observatory" art exhibit. Excellent exhibit, but the second floor was not visitor friendly. Narrow steps were not conclusive to young or older attendees.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

What is art anymore. What people call art today is simply someone welding scrap iron together in no real shape or form. They stand it up, tack weld it, coat it, and call it art... Really?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Wonderful local art institute with gallery openings as well.

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