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University of Kentucky Art Museum

Corner of Rose Street and Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40506-0001
+1 859-257-5716
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Collections in transition so just small amount of art on display but good and most pleasant

Galleries were being redone... we saw the American Impressionist exhibition (maybe 12 paintings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloria G
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New York City, New York
Nice Variety From Paintings to Sculptures to Chess Pieces

I enjoyed visiting the museum for a little over an hour on Saturday afternoon, June 17, 2017. The... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
James G
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Lexington, Kentucky
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1 week ago
“Collections in transition so just small amount of art on display but good and most pleasant”
17 Jun 2017
“Nice Variety From Paintings to Sculptures to Chess Pieces”
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Corner of Rose Street and Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40506-0001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Galleries were being redone... we saw the American Impressionist exhibition (maybe 12 paintings). Excellent and well selected. The exhibition featuring works around the theme of Water was good too. Scale is small. Fair warning. Parking is tough for non-university visitors.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

I enjoyed visiting the museum for a little over an hour on Saturday afternoon, June 17, 2017. The upper floor of the museum features a selection from the museum's permanent collection. The museum features a nice variety of paintings in different formats, some sculptures, and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I took my boys, ages 4 and 10 here to kill some time while my husband was taking a test. The BEST part is it's FREE! The people at the reception area were very friendly, even to the kids. We had a good time looking...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We usually visit Friday night prior to event at Singletary Center. Usually there is a temporary exhibit on the ground floor and rotating exhibits from permanent collection on second floor. There is a fine selection of art and sculpture and photos.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was heartbroken. They were between installations in one area.. ok, but there were very few offerings and they were not displayed in any creative/interesting/thoughtful way. It was extremely sad and it made me wonder what is going on in the arts in that region....More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The museum is part of the University of Kentucky with a very nice collection on exhibit for all taste. There is also a nice gift shop and parking is easy.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I just attended a memorial service here for a great, local Lexington artist! Very well done. The new Director is so nice and has done a superb job with the museum since coming on board. I believe his name is Stewart.

Thank Francesca T
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We often stop by to view the collection and appreciate new exhibits. Parking is a problem now however due to so much construction around campus. If you are interested check the website for special events or curator tours. The permanent collection is excellent and there...More

Thank Elaine M
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

They have a good amount of art here and it's easy to find and easy to navigate the inside. We enjoyed it, but it's not an all-day museum. Just an hour or so.

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

OK for a small museum, could use more displays in my opinion, but still OK if you are just walking by

Thank Scott F
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