I had been several times previously and this was as good as the previous times. The permanent collection is not massive, but contains representative pieces of high quality of numerous styles, eras, and genres.
This time there was an exhibit of John Ruskin drawings that was absolutely breathtaking. This alone was worth a journey.
Group of Seven Paintings? Fabulous! Dutch Masters? Great. Modern Art? High Quality.
I spent half a day and had been before. Given the permanent collections are free, you don't have to feel guilty if you don't spend lots of time. Pick an era or genre and focus on that.
Construction is underway (February 2014) which detracted slightly.
Free coat check and WONDERFUL gift/book shop with tasteful objects at ALL price ranges.
Worth a journey.
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