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Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College

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Great museum but the exhibit I saw was bizarre

If you read my reviews, I love art museums, especially college art museums. This museum at Bard... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2016
Chesterfield, MO

On the Bard College campus, this is an impressive modern building. We saw an odd and interesting... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
Barrington, Rhode Island
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Nov 3, 2016
“Great museum but the exhibit I saw was bizarre”
Jul 23, 2016
“Impressive ”
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

If you read my reviews, I love art museums, especially college art museums. This museum at Bard College is spectacular with large, spacious, well lit galleries. Considering the size of the college, the museum is huge. It is all on one level so it is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

On the Bard College campus, this is an impressive modern building. We saw an odd and interesting multimedia exhibit there. Worth a look!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 13, 2015

Found the school and the museum to be phenomenal How ofter do you find a museum at a college. The museum had a good representation of student pieces. The grounds and buildings of the school were beautiful even on an early Spring snowy day. Definitely...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank David J
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Over the years, I have been viewing the exhibitions at this museum on the Bard Campus. Each show is artfully curated, well installed, and features world class and mid career artists. Additionally, the shows are intelligent and challenge viewers. Do not miss.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Eve M
Reviewed October 26, 2013

It's a good thing the museum was free because I walked out soon after entering. It was the stupidest, dumbest art show I've ever seen. I think the artist just collected junk from garage sales and put them on display. All bags/purses had to be...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Janet H
Reviewed July 18, 2013

The Museum is beautiful and deserves a serious art exhibit. We felt the current exhibitions to be unworthy of the surroundings.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed November 28, 2011

Don't miss this place hidden away at Bard--the permanent collection has a surprising number of good pieces and the changing exhibitions often feature world class artists.

Date of experience: July 2011
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