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Wellin Museum of Art

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Address: 198 College Hill Rd, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 13323-1218
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It was great to see all the buildings that Hamilton has added or remodeled since I graduated in 1985 and the Wellin Museum of Art should not be missed when you tour the campus. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It was great to see all the buildings that Hamilton has added or remodeled since I graduated in 1985 and the Wellin Museum of Art should not be missed when you tour the campus. It is an architectural gem and a piece of art itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Toured the gallery during the Alyson Shotz exhibition. Her work was brilliantly curated! The design of the museum is world class.

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Irvington, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

This two-year-old museum, right in the heart of Hamilton's campus, is filled with glass that makes it seem larger than it actually is. The College has brought in a new curator to keep the displays relevant. It's well-worth a visit

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Upstate New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

unusual art exhibits, some involving slides, moving objects, creative and imaginative. I'm personally just not in love with the modern style outer building, inside is great.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

We have visited the Wellin Museum of Art twice now, each time experiencing the most unique exhibits we have seen in a while.

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Hamilton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is not a large museum, so it is hard to recommend a long drive just to see the Wellin, but it would be an absolute mistake to come to the area and miss this art museum. They put on challenging shows, it is a first rate venue but not stuffy. Modern and crisp, but still welcoming.

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Vernon Center, NY
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Big investment for very few exhibits. Student senior show in May 2013 was the best exhibit since the museum opened. Money should have been saved to keep tuition down.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

The Wellin is a great addition to the Hamilton area. Interesting exhibits well displayed and a wonderful teaching facility

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Thank Robert A
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

This is a new addition to Hamilton College and features a rotating display of modern artworks that are most interesting as well as artifacts and photograpy from their collection.

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Vernon, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

Mostly modern art. The first floor cases have some antiquities, but no labels! Art for the sake of art

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