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R. Michelson Galleries

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Impressive gallery with great work!

Filling an impressive former multiple-level bank space with a variety of interesting artwork, this... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
A local gallery with a wide variety of art.

Michelson Gallery has a wonderful collection of art that includes work by local artists, as well as... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Filling an impressive former multiple-level bank space with a variety of interesting artwork, this is a great place to visit, or in which to buy art. Many local artists are represented here along with some nationally known artists. Take your time and explore all of...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Michelson Gallery has a wonderful collection of art that includes work by local artists, as well as artists from around the country. I've enjoyed the exhibition of photograms by Leonard Nimoy. In addition there has been an excellent collection of landscape art, dedicated to the...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

I am continually stunned at the wealth of art on display in these grand galleries fashioned out of a former bank and suffused with wonderful natural light. Indeed, this almost seems more museum than galleries, and it certainly merits as much careful attention and time...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Decided to take a quick look on our way to dinner.A beautiful gallery with outstanding works of art.The Dr. Seuss exhibit was truly special.We will return on our next visit to spend more time in this truly special place.

Thank joant613
Reviewed August 29, 2017

beautiful things in this gallery. Prices are high, but the quality makes it so. We always enjoy taking time to visit this place.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Visited twice in the last two weeks. So much to see and such diverse work. Loved the children's books artwork. Very friendly staff and welcoming place.

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

The surroundings are beautiful and the art is spectacular. There's something for every age and all tastes!

Thank Ann2014751
Reviewed January 7, 2017

This place always has some neat exhibits, and often stuff related to children's books. Not everything is PG, but it is a neat place to expose kids to some art without going to a museum. I really enjoyed walking around with my 7-year-old daughter looking...More

Thank MilesBS
Reviewed October 28, 2016

For many years the Michelson Galleries has offered a display of leading artists who illustrate books as well as major professional illustrators working within the field of fine art. The main difference between this and a museum is that EVERYTHING IS FOR SALE and one...More

Thank Justin G. S
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a gallery that has interesting exhibits for the entire family. My pre teen kids really enjoyed this visit. It s a beautiful building...and there are very cool original illustrations of well known children's books. Lots of local artist's works are featured.

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