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Weisman Art Museum

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My rating of Very Good was because of the external architecture.

I ended up going to this museum on a Monday, and they are closed on Monday, so I am giving the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
grandtraveler
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Lawrence, Kansas
Nice collection near U. Of Minnesota

Housed in the first museum Frank Geary built is the Weisman collection. Worth a visit if you only... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
jfadds
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Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ended up going to this museum on a Monday, and they are closed on Monday, so I am giving the rating of Very good only because of the amazing stainless steel architecture and design. This is my first live viewing of a Frank Gehry...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Housed in the first museum Frank Geary built is the Weisman collection. Worth a visit if you only viewed the Marsden Hartley works. Ditto the incredible Julian Stanczak triptych Free admission but you must pay for parking- modest cost Do come and enjoy

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I went to this museum because I was enthralled with the architecture. Not so enthralled with the inside. But, art is personal. Employees (guards? volunteers?) were standing around in groups talking to each other.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Very impressive architecture from the outside. Small one-floor museum on the inside. Only a few galleries, but what they exhibited was quite nice. The exhibit on World War I war bonds was fascinating and educational.They also had an interesting exhibit of anti-war posters from the...More

Thank djpick
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We enjoyed this museum. The building itself is interesting as are the exhibits. I really like the way the museum connects with the community via exploratory activities and even yoga! The museum has a very youthful feel with exhibits that include interactive elements. Bonus for...More

1  Thank skeghaus
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The museum was closed the day we were there, but we enjoyed taking a walk through campus and then observing the art museum from the bridge crossing the Mississippi. It made for some nice photo opportunities as well. We were all impressed and it is...More

Thank rgilpin99
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Good art gallery. Maybe took 1 hour exactly. Collection is smaller and main peices are great. Good job out of the University for this building as well, its more impressive than the inside however.love that its nice clean quick easy stop. Not a must but...More

1  Thank Jacob W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this art museum. There is a display of posters from WWI that brought that time in history alive. Also, the Apartment was amazing for the sight, smell, sounds!!!! A great collection of pottery. I particularly enjoyed the large painting of chickens in cages...More

Thank Goawedding26914
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The Weisman museum is worth visiting just for the beautiful setting overlooking the Mississippi across from downtown Minneapolis, but throw in a Frank Gehry building, and a small but nice collection (including a Prince exhibition), and this becomes a top attraction in Minneapolis. And it's...More

Thank xbl
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We came to see the Prince exhibit which was on the small side, but VERY impressive. We enjoyed seeing their permanent collection as well as another special exhibit they had looking at the effects of climate change on the artic regions. A beautiful designed building...More

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