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What a grand surprise discovering this art treasure place.

On a weekday afternoon we spent wandering through the Georgia Museum. Their selections on display... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
papakil0
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Bogart, Georgia
Wonderful museum!

This wonderful museum is the State Museum of Georgia..Excellent exhibits, and facilty. Nice... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
E. Lee E
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The Georgia Museum of Art is the official state museum of art, is located on the University of Georgia campus, and admission is free. The museum presents works from the permanent collection as well as frequent temporary exhibitions from other...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a weekday afternoon we spent wandering through the Georgia Museum. Their selections on display kept us there fro the entire 1/2 day. Thanks and we will be back soon.

Thank papakil0
GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, we love the wording of your review. Thanks for visiting, and we'll see you back — we have new exhibitions on a regular basis.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This wonderful museum is the State Museum of Georgia..Excellent exhibits, and facilty. Nice receptions each quarter for the season’s exhibits, visiting artists, etc. Situated in the Arts Complex along with the concert hall and the school of art. A good choice for a visit if...More

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for describing the museum so well. We appreciate your review and welcome you on your next visit.

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We enjoyed it but I guess I was expecting more recognizable artists considering it's the Georgia State Museum. There were some very nice exhibits of some antique dishes.It is handicap accessible.More

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for visiting and reviewing the Georgia Museum of Art. We're sorry that you didn't find what you were expecting. While the collection contains art by a number of notable artists, many of the artists represented are less well known, and we strive to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

There were quite nice exhibits in the museum. I mainly went to take my niece and she seemed to really enjoy it.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Nice, quaint, but a very good selection of various period and style artwork. Took me about an hour to walk through it. FREE!!!

Thank Amanda C
GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

We like your review. An hour long tour is certainly one way to experience the museum. We hope you can return for our ever changing temporary exhibitions to come.

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Went here for a few hours, not a bad time. The gift shop also had reasonable prices for the merchandise.

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the Georgia Museum of Art. Please come back again as our temporary exhibitions are always changing.

Reviewed 22 April 2018

This museum is housed on the UGA campus and the building is very well designed. The collection is very impressive and it is easy to walk through. Works include national, international and regional artists. We were very impressed by the current exhibit of "untrained" outsider...More

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for visiting and sharing your impressions of the museum, we hope you will visit again when new exhibitions are on view.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

On my trip from North to South I had some time so I stopped by this renowned museum. Just right to catch a tour by a young lady. All kinds of historical stuff, not just paintings. Paintings are from mostly American artists which I never...More

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We enjoyed your nuanced review of the museum. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Such a lovely spot located on the UGA campus! We were pleasantly surprised by the varied collections at this museum. A visit to the Georgia Museum of Art is well worth the time when in the Athens area. We will definitely be back!

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Oops, we missed seeing your review last month. Thank you for your visit and comments. We're glad you plan on coming back.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This museum has much to offer. Their varying exhibits included photography, folk art, modern art & some classic artists, like Mary Cassatt. Although I'm not sure about the walls painted different colors (aren't neutral walls supposed to show the art optimally??), it was a privilege...More

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GMOA, Public Relations Manager at Georgia Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your impressions of the museum, we hope you'll visit again since our temporary exhibitions are always changing.

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