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“Worth a brief visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Weisman Art Museum

Weisman Art Museum
Ranked #18 of 196 things to do in Minneapolis
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Owner description: Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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125 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Worth a brief visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A small collection in an interesting building on the University of MN campus. We especially enjoyed the "Apts" installation.

Visited August 2013
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Essex
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108 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Like modern art, this is for you”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I loved visiting the Art Museum, it was a little difficult to find, but I am so glad we made it. There is a wide range of art there, and it is extremely well displayed. The building is pretty weird, and I am sure people visit to see the building as well as the art, china and furniture. Well recommended, and don't forget to go into the shop as they have some affordable gifts in there too.

Visited August 2013
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Gehry delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Loved the titanium exterior, a precursor to his Guggenheim Bilbao. Exhibits interesting. Permanent collection alright but some stunners not to be missed like the Georgia O'Keefe and Arthur Dove in the collection. Spaces indoors and out great. At a wedding there which was spectacular.

Visited August 2013
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Paris, France
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A museum across the Mississippi river”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

You can recognize the Gehry style from outside.
When I visited there was a free tour on going. Thegirl was very interesting, accurate in her comments.
I remember that I liked Kienholz art and I advise to try his installation.
don't forget to go to the small terrace to enjoy the view.

Visited August 2013
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Rafina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“enjoy the wonder of fine architecture housing art gems”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A great place to take your family and friends to enjoy the wonder of fine architecture housing a gem of a permanent collection and rotating temporary exhibitions.

Visited June 2013
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