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Orange County Museum of Art- MOVED

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Very small and free on Fridays

There isn’t much to the museum and it is really only two rooms with widely spaced exhibits. If you... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
Mitch M
Colleyville, Texas
Remember it is FREE on Fridays

Despite being free on Fridays, I don't feel that this Art Museum measures up in quality, variety... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
Corona del Mar, California
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  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
May 26, 2018
“Very Little Art”
May 21, 2018
“Boring, few exhibits, not worth paying for”
See cutting edge contemporary art that addresses timely issues, along with selections from the museum's permanent collection.
850 San Clemente Dr, Newport Beach, CA
+1 714-780-2130
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

I have never seen a museum with so few actual art pieces. Maybe 10 pieces of true art. My college on campus free art museum had many more pieces of art. Surprised that might Orange County cannot do better.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This is arguably the worst art museum I’ve visited. The exhibit rooms were nearly empty and what was there is not worth paying for. The video exhibits are just weird. Almost like a teenager shot them in a basement. The only one worth looking as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

There isn’t much to the museum and it is really only two rooms with widely spaced exhibits. If you go on Friday when it is free it is a great value. The large dog that is advertised as being on the outside of the building...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mitch M
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Despite being free on Fridays, I don't feel that this Art Museum measures up in quality, variety & excitement that other facilities have to offer . But it is still worth a visit to enjoy interesting ART.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

its close to the mall and Wholefoods and deserves a visit for the contemporary art and nice structure.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank carlosfidelis
Reviewed November 25, 2017

This is a good find and well worth a visit. It is small, easily navigated, with some very nice exhibits. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Spent about an hour in the current exhibit. Love the quaint, manageable size of the museum. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Free on Fridays. Adult admission is $10.00. Worth it.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Saw a sensational POP ART exhibition at this small museum that feels more like a high-end art gallery or college art hall than the OCMA. Well-curated, sophisticated & pleasant viewing throughout. Lots of great outdoor places to walk & eat nearby. Well worth it for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

This concrete block museum contains of wealth of colorful "pop" art currently (Jan 7 - Apr. 2, 2017). My jaw kept dropping as I saw another Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenberg, or Ray & Charles Eames piece in Pop Art Design as well as other objects,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed January 26, 2017

This is a little museum with grand ideas since change of director. Formerly, it featured talented relatively unknown artists. Currently it gets the exhibits that make the rounds throughout the United States. It is not innovative but gets consistent exhibits that you could see at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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