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Southwest School of Art & Craft
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Owner description: An art school with an art gallery, lectures and concerts which are open to the public.
Saskatoon, Canada
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Excellent tour”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife and I were given a tour of the facilities by my cousin's husband (Steve)who works here. One could spend hours here heading into various galleries. If you want to see looms, this is the place to visit. The restaurant meal was also excellent. It certainly made our day complete. As a photographer teacher, if I lived in San Antonio, I would be taking some classes here, maybe even teaching. What a wonderful asset for a city to have.

Visited March 2014
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Shamrock, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
286 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Southwest School of Art”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

This school was founded in the 1800s by Catholic nuns. A video, which is shown in the welcome center room of the museum, is well done and very informative. The grounds are quiet and charming. There is also a very nice little restaurant. I enjoyed the walk from the RiverWalk to the museum. It was about a half hour leisurely stroll. Across the street is a gallery and the tour of the exhibits at the art gallery is done on your cell phone. I really enjoyed finding this quiet and charming museum.

Visited October 2013
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great school”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

First of all, it's called Southwest School of Art. Period. No craft any more. They are going to become an accredited art school in 2014. They have classes in almost any medium, 2D, ceramics, photography, fabrics, paper making, metals, more. The gift shop has closed. The Copper Kitchen restaurant is very good.

Visited February 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise north of downtown”
Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

We were in town the day of the marathon and fond several of the museums closed. This onw was on a map and we decided to head out that way. They have a small, free museum telling the history of the convent, girls school and how it became an art museum. Across the street is the gallery which has one interactive exhibition and a photo gallery. It was a shame the cafe and gift shop were closed when we went (sunday).

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
189 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

What a cool place; gift shop, gardens, art and interactive art. A great place to chill out. You can get there via the River Walk or the street entrance. Lots of locals having lunch.

Visited October 2012
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