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Worth the drive through a residential area.
Interesting story of a woman sculptor who was way ahead of her time. We were in the area so it was well worth the trip not sure I would recommend a trek there if not in the area,...More
While the sculptures themselves are lovely, I mostly enjoyed learning about the sculptor herself. Elisabet Ney lived a fascinating life which was led by her ahead of her time philosophies. The house itself was fun to explore as well.
I've walked right past the Elisabet Ney Museum before and somehow didn't even see it! Luckily a friend took me to see the museum recently and I'm so glad she did. The museum is right in the middle of Hyde Park, plenty of free street...More
Very interesting story, which lead to more stories and connections to Texas history. Ney was a strong independent woman of talent, imagination, and intelligence. The building and the neighborhood was interesting, as well. It was cold outside and windy, so a longer walk around the...More
Tucked away in a residential area, is a little gem. The artist's home is an unusual stone building. The curator was very knowledgeable, the artist's life really fascinating, and the works displayed were wonderful. It takes no longer than perhaps an hour or so to...More
This museum is well worth a visit.
The guide was very informative about the life and works of this very creative woman.
I would also suggest a visit to the Capital Building this will allow you to see her finished marble statues of Huston and...More
Went here with some friends when we got into town and were waiting to check into our hotel. This is a cool little museum with some very impressive sculptures. Admission was free and the museum is self guided. The man who was working was very...More
We visited the Elisabet Ney museum because we were curious as to who she was. Although the story of the artist is told, the house is virtually empty. You can read what she did in each room, but without the props it's hard to imagine...More
Free and self guided tours take you through a few rooms of very impressive sculptures. Most are busts and life size and some are larger.
We had a good time reading and learning about Elisabet Ney while doing the self guided tour. The studio is...More