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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

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Address: 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0001
Phone Number: (845) 437-5237
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Beautiful Collection of Art

The works are wonderful and the setting is lovely. Best of all it is free and there are no crowds. Perfect for a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Floral Park, New York
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Floral Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The works are wonderful and the setting is lovely. Best of all it is free and there are no crowds. Perfect for a visit.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Designed by IM Pei the entrance way cool green filtered light immediately let's you know your entering a different space, quiet contemplative open. There were several exhibits going on, one of the Hudson River School painters another about astronomy and the third appeared to be some recent acquisitions to the museum. In the showing of Hudson River School painters there... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Spent a very warm summer evening here last Thurs for two reasons: to get out of the heat and to see a very interesting "Astronomy as Art" special exhibit. As always, the exhibit was fascinating and reflected the amazing variety of art collections that Vassar College seems to amass. What we were not expecting was a special performance of PowerHouse... More 

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Glenford, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Each time I visit the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar, I wonder why I don't go more often. The Gallery is a sparkling gem, with provocative, cutting edge exhibits, as well as wonderful permanent collection groupings. The setting is delightful, and the gallery is just the right size to see everything when you visit. And It's open late... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The art center is just inside the main gate at Vassar College. The exhibitions change several times a year. They are small but beautifully displayed, with just the right amount of information to enhance your visit. They have a varied collection ranging from antiquities to contemporary works. When we visited there was a delightful display of treasures from the past,... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The center has a very fine exhibit of American and European art with an impressive collection of Hudson River Valley School paintings. While just one or two each of the works of twentieth century artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Picasso, Pollock, Miro, etc., the selections were exquisite examples of their work. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited Vassar College as we were in the area. Absolutely charming campus with a superb art museum. From Munch to Miro and Picasso, the collection is super. An Absolute Gem!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Take advantage of one of the opening talks if you can. We go to see the show BEFORE the talk, because often they serve snacks, and that makes it crowded. But the talks are good and the art is fine. Plus, with a large endowment, this place is free. Hard to beat.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a great gem, wonderful collection, great exhibits and a wonderful Cesar Pelli building, definitely worth a stop, even if you're not viewing the college

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Nyack, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This wonderful art center has grown over the years and now boasts a delightful, large space presenting the work of some of the most famous artists in the world. And this is on the beautiful campus of Vassar College! Not to be missed when in the Poughkeepsie area. Free of charge. Parking is a challenge.

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