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Lyndon House Arts Center

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Address: 230 Hoyt St, Athens, GA 30601
Phone Number: +1 706-613-3623
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Recommended by the staff at the Welcome Center, we were not disappointed! Fortunately for us, there was an arts festival too! The joint was jumping! We toured the house, which was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
52amy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the staff at the Welcome Center, we were not disappointed! Fortunately for us, there was an arts festival too! The joint was jumping! We toured the house, which was nice then walked through the craft/art displays. We could have spent hours, unfortunately we had to get back on the road. The staff & volunteers were friendly & helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Lyndon House Arts Center a contemporary design structure attached to a restored Italianate antebellum house (officially the Ware-Lyndon House built in 1850). The modern portion of the complex features art galleries, meeting rooms, art studios and includes a small gift shop. The complex is open to the public and features permanent and temporary art exhibits. The restored Ware-Lyndon House... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a little off the beaten path, but definitely worth a visit. The space has gallery showings and a gift shop and often there are children's fairs and workshops offered. This is a community center and an historic setting.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The house was being painted but we were able to tour the well preserved home, fully furnished. Admission is free but donations are sought. Upstairs in the newest wing are exhibits with both local and other artists. We spent about 1hour. New gardens are going to be installed out the front and will be in the area to help inspire... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We visited the art museum and attached home on our vacation to Athens. First stop was the art museum with "new" art - that is a curated collection of paintings and other fine art with a gift shop. Attached to the museum is a perfectly preserved historic home. It is fully decorated in reverence to its long history. I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

First, it is free. Second, they always have an exhibition and they are really good. During the summer they offer art class for kids and they are affordable and fun for the kids. They also offer art classes for adults which I plan to take in the near future.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Lots of interesting artifacts and beautiful period pieces. Self guided tour with QR readers as guides give a lot of interesting information about the house.

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