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Oglethorpe University Museum of Art

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Impressive visiting collections as well as a top notch permanent collection

This museum is small, but hosts some amazing visiting collections and it has an impressive... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
JonesAtlanta
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Atlanta
Oglethorpe University is like being at Hogwarts

This University is a very unique place to visit. The baseball field with its seating under flags... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
kathrine j
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Rome, Georgia
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May 4, 2017
“Impressive visiting collections as well as a top notch permanent collection”
Jan 29, 2017
“Oglethorpe University is like being at Hogwarts”
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

This museum is small, but hosts some amazing visiting collections and it has an impressive permanent collection. It's worth the visit and if you have questions about the art, the museum staff is very knowledgable and helpful. Don't overlook it because it's way back on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

This University is a very unique place to visit. The baseball field with its seating under flags looks like something out of Harry Potter. There are beautiful buildings that make this campus truly unique. It is a nice place to stop by and see if...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kathrine j
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This little campus is beyond lovely. If you enjoy strolling around the halls of ivy, you simply must visit this little jewel. Allow time to enjoy the Oglethorpe Museum of Art. It's the top floor of the Library building. Always an excellent exhibit. Easily enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite museums in Atlanta. Specializing in realistic artistic representation, this museum offers exhibits such as Audubon birds, Japanese Embroidery, offerings from Prince Charles private holdings at Highgrove...The watercolor exhibit is one of my all time favorites...I can't think of others,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 1965Suisse
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Oglethorpe Museum has done it yet again! Currently exhibiting Nuido, the way of Japanese Embroidery (unfortunately departing March 6), it is another jaw dropping, fabulous exhibit by this wonderful museum. On just one floor of the campus library, the museum is so do-able and intimate,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 1965Suisse
Reviewed December 2, 2015

I have to admit OUMA is part of my university, but regardless, it's a gem. Two main galleries. Three or four shows a year. Very high quality and overall, a wonderful place to visit or meet a friend.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank LarrySc
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This small jewel of a museum is tucked away in the library of Oglethorpe University campus and well worth the visit. Being small, it will only take about an hour, but provide a lifetime of great visual memory and information. Filling the void in Atlanta...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 1965Suisse
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Always have a good experience visiting the museum. It is a small museum but very well done. I am a museum member and to join is not expensive. When I last visited there was a colored pencil art exhibit which was very interesting and a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed March 29, 2015

I'm surprised they charge $5 admission considering how small the "museum" is. And calling it a museum is pushing it because it's on the third floor of a library. I came to this because apparently they had some exhibit on Albert Einstein but all they...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank practicalnihilist
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Had the exhibits as advertized but is very small and out of the way. Not really worth the effort to get there. Best part were the high school artists' works.

Date of experience: July 2014
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