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“Outstanding Art Glass Collection, Eclectic” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lowe Art Museum

Lowe Art Museum
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
“Outstanding Art Glass Collection, Eclectic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Lowe Art Museum is a real standout among university art musteums. The real showpiece is the Palley Pavillion which contain many works by some of the finest American glass artists. The museum's collection is quite eclectic including American, European, African, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian art. The museum also currently hosts an exhibit of art of Christo and Jeane-Claude, largely drawings of their plans for wrapping major structures. The Lowe is definitely worth a visit if you are on the south side of Miami and worth a diversion if you are into contemporary glass art. Parking on the university campus is a bit sparse, but you are likely to snag a metered space in front of the museum.

Visited November 2012
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Miami Lakes, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

I like the Lowe because while it's not a huge museum, it's easy to navigate and always interesting and has good exhibits. Unless there is an exhibit for kids they will probably find it boring. Before you go check what exhibits are available, museum hours and costs as they vary.

Visited November 2011
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Miami, Florida
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“Wow! Who would guess...!?!?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

In a town -- Miami! -- that is daily growing in artistic riches, the Lowe Art Museum is the mother of them all! Located on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus, it's the only museum down here that embraces 5,000 Years of Art! Lots of local privately-owned galleries and museums have interesting collections; some, like MAM, not so much! But the Lowe has a fantastic studio art glass collection -- and dedicated gallery to house it! Also, it's got some of the legendary Kress Collection of Renaissance Art -- just like Washington DC's National Gallery! Impressive Native American, Chinese, African, a growing Latin American collection, and even photography, sculpture, and contemporary art round out this spectacular repository of the world's artistic endeavor! It's a must-see on a visit to Miami. And the UM campus has an intriguing collection of public art sculpture across the entire campus.

Visited June 2012
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Northbrook, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Culture for all”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

As a student, I am so pleased to have such a dignified and extensive art museum right on campus. The collections are constantly changing so that I can go back every few months to see something new and the galleries that do not rotate are exquisite. I can honestly say I'm very proud of our museum.

It also attracts lots of families, which I love and the best part of all: its free for students! Time and again, people have commented on how nicely Ms. Stassun keeps the little gift shop and I couldn't agree more.

Visited April 2012
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Aventura, Florida
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“If you love art glass”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2012

In the museum,which is very worth your while to visit,there is a new wing devoted to glass as art. There you will see imaginative combinations of glass and other materials. Each piece is unique and one of a kind. Don't miss this wing!

Visited December 2011
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