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Hickory Museum of Art

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Address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone Number: (828) 327-8576
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Exceptional gem of a museum specializing in art of the Carolinas. Free admission, but a priceless way to spend an afternoon!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Laurie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional gem of a museum specializing in art of the Carolinas. Free admission, but a priceless way to spend an afternoon!

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Thank Laurie S
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. We are happy to have been able to offer such a wonderful exhibition for the community. Please join us again soon as we have new shows that will open in a number of weeks. More 

Syracuse, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice, ya know its not a bad thing to stop and look at various themes of art and appreciate what an artist creates. I enjoyed the clean quiet cool surroundings and saw some amazing exhibits. I recommend you take 30 mins. or so and stroll thru.

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Thank ondagawood
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit this weekend. We try to offer a selection of art to appeal to many. We are also exited to invite people to return for upcoming exhibits as we change them out throughout the museum. I hope you too will be able to return soon to enjoy future exhibits as well. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I had never been I found it very interesting I really wish I would take more time to enjoybthings like this Had the "Morning Brew" not been held their I may never have went So glad they support the Chamber of Commerce

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Thank Wormy W
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

I am so happy you were able to find us. I hope that we have a chance to offer our space again for another Chamber event, it was a great chance to meet people in a space that is full of art and culture. We are also happy to show people who may have never had a chance to explore... More 

Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The museum has been fortunate to have 69 of Steve McCurry's best photos - the most famous being the Afghan Girl. On exhibit until May 8, 2016. Go if you get the chance. You won't regret it & it's free!

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Thank Jane B
hickorymuseumofart, Public Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

With the wonderful help of our many partners and sponsors we are exited to have had the chance to share Steve McCurry's work here in the Hickory area. This has been a wonderful exhibit and I am exited that you enjoined it. I hope you will also enjoy the upcoming Exhibitions as much as our current ones. More 

Bethlehem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Showcases many local artists and touring exhibits. Beautiful gallery with large and small exhibits. Great for the whole family.

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Thank Athena H
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We strive to showcase as many Local artists as we can while focusing on Visual Art by American Artists. With such rich culture and talent in the area we are able to offer wonderful exhibits to the community. I hope you join us again for some our ever changing Exhibitions. More 

Burlington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Amazed to find the Steven McCurry photography exhibit! Folk art exhibit a bonus. What a great find while in town for a wedding. Don't miss it!

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Thank Becky__NC2011
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you again for your visit yesterday. I hope that your wedding went well. I also want to thank you for visiting our Galleria shop. We are always happy when people are able to enjoy the work of our local artists and take it home as well. More 

Pflugerville, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited the whole of the museum one rainy afternoon. We had time to see everything and take as long as we wanted in front of each piece. The place is spacious and very well lit. Some of the temporary exhibitions were very interesting. Will go back to see their new exhibitions.

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Thank MARILUZ G
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. We do like to give people a chance to Explore on the less the sunny days. I do hope that you join us again for some of our upcoming events and new exhibits that will be on display. More 

Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We visited the museum this weekend to see the fabulous Steve McCurry photo exhibit. The world famous 'Afgan Girl' and a hundred more did not disappoint. The fold art collection is amazing.

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Thank B J
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We are exited to have had a chance to share our Exhibitions with you. I hope you will be able to join us for some of our upcoming events and exhibitions. More 

Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Lots of hands on for the young ones but not so much for older teens or adults but still a good learning experience.

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hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your time and visit. We try hard to have something for all ages as we are free to the public. We are very happy to have the newly relaunched little hands Big Hands Gallery for kids to have a chance to interact with art and learn about what they are seeing. I hope that you you will... More 

Hickory, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Hickory Art Museum is a happening place where enjoyment and learning go hand in hand. There is a parade of traveling exhibits that support the high caliber permanent collection. Oftentimes the artist will give a first person account of his work, ambitions, and motivations, while patrons enjoy refreshments and browse the beautiful museum.

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Thank PattiHickory_nc
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We are always trying to find wonderful and interesting artists along with tying the subjects in with education for both young and old. Our receptions are always a highlight for any exhibition when we have a chance to invite the community to speak with the artist about his or her work. More 

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