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Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)

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An Artistic Treasure

Wow! We had an amazing experience at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. It started with... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Bill K
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Off the beaten path art gem

We discovered this museum because we needed to charge our car. We actually went to charge and the... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
684jennieh
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Summerfield, North Carolina
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

This is an interesting place to visit and tour, but mostly if modern / contemporary art is your thing. so my average rating is admittedly biased. Some of the artwork was quite good and provocative, other pieces only so-so or amateurish. Still, a decent place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Wow! We had an amazing experience at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. It started with the drive through a lovely, wooded residential area that had us wondering if we were on the right track. Then we arrived, and were pleasantly surprised by the setting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits. I did not appreciate how we were treated by the employees. It was 5 mins to closing time so we thanks the woman working up front and began walking to the car. We heard the door lock immediately behind us....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

We discovered this museum because we needed to charge our car. We actually went to charge and the museum had closed for the day and we charged at a Publix instead. Our curiosity was piqued and we returned. The old mansion hides a contemporary art...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Visited for the artist exhibit. Awesome place. Would reccomend for any exhibit. Great parking, friendly staff, beautiful hose and grounds.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank joeyd427
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Not so spendidly set up or kept up as Reynolda, to be sure, but extremely interesting to me. The mansion has a very contemporary building attached with large display spaces. We came just after a couple of exhibits had closed, one was fully set up,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Phillip W
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I don't know why people even visit here. Does host parties. Not much to it. Is located back in a housing neighborhood so at least it is safe to visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Summertime00_8
Reviewed December 15, 2016

SECCA is wonderful if they happen to be showing something good. However, frequently they are between shows/exhibits. The old Hanes house is gorgeous as are the grounds but for someone who is expecting an exhibition of art it is critical to find out ahead of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jsmukg
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Two different people recommended this museum to us. However, when we arrived, we discovered that they were between exhibits and there was literally nothing to see. The museum is in a home once owned by the Hanes family (as in hosiery) but there are only...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Denise A
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We have been coming to WInston-Salem for the last 5 years while visiting our daughter at Wake Forest. We had never heard of SECCA but were glad that we found it now! Set in a beautiful location near Wake, it's a beautiful modern art museumvset...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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