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The Trout Museum of Art

111 W College Ave, Fox Cities Building for the Arts, Appleton, WI 54911-5781
+1 920-733-4089
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I expected a little more.

You average museum of art. exhibit changes about once every two months. They always have unique... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
missmegsmail1211
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Appleton, Wisconsin
pleasant local art gallery with interesting and varied exhibits

intriguing variety of local and traveling exhibits including a wide range of artistic content and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
john e
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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As one of the region's premier spaces for visual arts, The Trout Museum of Art features exhibitions of regional, national and international visual art. The museum presents special events, educational programs, jazz performances and more. Visit our website to view current exhibits and events.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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111 W College Ave, Fox Cities Building for the Arts, Appleton, WI 54911-5781
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

You average museum of art. exhibit changes about once every two months. They always have unique exhibits, but I honestly expected more.

Thank missmegsmail1211
Reviewed 11 April 2017

intriguing variety of local and traveling exhibits including a wide range of artistic content and styles. I love that they do so much to support the arts in the local region. Give it a look when you are in town!

Thank john e
TheTroutMuseumOfArt, Manager at The Trout Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We happened to visit on opening day of the current exhibit, which is a collection of photos of Pablo Picasso! Staff was very friendly and told us a lot of interesting information before setting us free to see the collection.

Thank busheyacht
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This isn't a large museum, but really lovely. Nice staff and a fun exhibit. The store is small but well-stocked.

Thank GreenBike
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped in to view the "Little Golden Books" exhibit. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the gallery set up was easy to navigate. Great for a quick visit.

Thank Carly S
TheTroutMuseumOfArt, Manager at The Trout Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thank you for coming to see the "Golden Legacy: Original Art from 65 Years of Golden Books" exhibit. We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

"I smell strawberries" ... I will never forget The Poky Little Puppy. Current exhibit of original art created for Golden Books presented in the tiered gallery of the Trout brought back childhood memories. They have coloring opportunities for kids and special Wednesday morning special kids...More

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TheTroutMuseumOfArt, Manager at The Trout Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

We're glad you enjoyed the "Golden Legacy: Original Art from 65 Years of Golden Books" exhibit and Children's Story & Activity Time. We hope you can join us again!

Reviewed 31 August 2016

My daughter and I spent the afternoon looking at the Little Golden Books Art exhibit that the Trout Museum is currently featuring. This was our first visit and it was entertaining. Highlight: Richard Scarry's beautiful illustrations for Ole Rissom's "I Am a Bunny" book. It...More

Thank Anjolynjan
TheTroutMuseumOfArt, Manager at The Trout Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

We're so glad you enjoyed your trip to the museum, thank you for visiting!

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I was told I was In the Appleton Art in the Park as I am a Copper Artist... they withdrew $230.00 from my account. ..I and other family members travel over 200 miles and booked non refundable hotels at very high booking rates due to...More

Thank Jan L
TheTroutMuseumOfArt, Manager at The Trout Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

We regret that we were unable to come to an agreement. Per our conversations with you since the event, we have addressed your questions. Thank you.

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Part museum, part school, part gathering place. The lighting on the outside is beautiful and fun to watch it change colors. Enjoy it while listening to a concert in the adjacent park or strolling the farm market.

Thank MissWisc
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Trout exhibits are by donation so this makes a nice date night in conjunction with dinner or drinks downtown. However, double check to make sure they don't have anything else going on as they do not update their website. We were recently disappointed by a...More

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