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Weatherspoon Art Museum

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Address: Corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets, Greensboro, NC 27412
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+1 336-334-5770
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
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Go to your local museums...now. I'll wait.

A gorgeous carefully edited collection that will surprise you no matter how often you visit. It is carefully tucked away on UNCG campus with ample parking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Rublains
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, but tiny museum. It claims an owned collection of 6000 pieces - you don't see them at all. We saw a few drawings in main lobby (like 15 maybe? we're great though, loved them, but nothing to replace them into context, who are the artists, why these pieces ?...). An impressive statue at the end of... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A gorgeous carefully edited collection that will surprise you no matter how often you visit. It is carefully tucked away on UNCG campus with ample parking.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I visited the Weatherspoon while we were spending time in Greensboro with family. What a great little treasure! There were two displays of Matisse drawings that were so wonderful and interesting. The museum has great lighting, is so quiet and pleasant. We nearly had the whole place to ourselves.

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Weatherspoon is part of the UNCG campus. Since it is part of the campus it is free to the public and often has "big name" exhibits. Parking can be questionable at times unless it is the weekend.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The visit to The Weatherspoon Art Museum was a real treat. We engaged in a 4 part series of self-taught artists spanning over different dates. A reception, tour and film were part of each series. The museum is on the outer perimeter of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Parking in the lot requires a pass and you must enter the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very interesting, eclectic art, beautiful venue. Nice staff, restful, would return. also like that it was free

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you're looking for a museum that's small and easy to navigate, and not too difficult to find parking, here's your place.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Many locals do not know what a great art venue they have in the Weatherspoon gallery! The featured displays change regularly and local artists are included in this accessible art forum. The space is not huge, so you can spend some time looking and don't have to miss anything.

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1 Thank Eric K
High Point
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

First time here at Weatherspoon art museum. And will have to say should've visited sooner. Quite a few interesting art pieces and paintings. Enjoyed the quick visit will have to return at some point and look at the remaining areas that I missed

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the Found Objects exhibit, especially "Ten things that were run over" and liked the self taught artist exhibit. Bill Traylor's vivid animals were interesting, and the bios of all the self taught artists were inspiring.

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