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South Bend Museum of Art

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Address: South Bend, IN
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+1 219-235-9102
12:00 - 17:00
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Located in Century Center in downtown South Bend, this five-gallery museum...

Located in Century Center in downtown South Bend, this five-gallery museum features a permanent collection and changing exhibitions focusing on American art and works by Indiana and regional artists.

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Nice small museum

Highlight for me was a special exhibit of art by high school students. I always try to attend the regional show in my area where our local schools are displayed. While they are... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
orland park, il.
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orland park, il.
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Highlight for me was a special exhibit of art by high school students. I always try to attend the regional show in my area where our local schools are displayed. While they are learning the basics, it is impressive to see some of the originality and quality of execution of these talented students

Thank rlav48
South Bend, Indiana
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

I visited the museum with my preschool class and had a wonderful experience. The children were enthralled with the variety of exhibits and so was I! Well worth visiting.

Thank Natalie K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Limited hours..nice walkway from the Doubletree hotel. Small place with limited artwork.Nicely displayed...Donations appreciated for entry. Very nice for South Bend.

Thank eyeu
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Part of the Century Center, easy to find, along the river with great beautiful views... Interesting place with beautiful artworks...

Thank Colonel Michael O
South Bend, Indiana
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

For the fairly small region we are in this museum does a lot with its limited space and resources. Well designed, nice flow of experience as you walk through and beautiful view of the river. Many local artists have had quite wonderful shows here and I always enjoy the many events in the gallery throughout the year.

Thank WanderfullLife
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Beautiful location. Art work nicely displayed and no entrance fee but the museum ask for a small donation.

Thank SandyW25
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

The gallery space is pleasant, and the location downtown is very accessible. The collection itself was quite limited, with mainly regional artists. Admission is free.

Thank quindaro
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We had some time to kill while attending a football game at the Notre Dame campus so we tried a visit here and it was not very exceptional.

1 Thank John P
Augusta, GA
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We are spoiled when it comes to art museums. We have been to the biggest and best around the U.S. and the rest of the world, but we love to go to the local art museums because we enjoy ourselves just seeing the different collections. This one is pretty sparse, but I would advise going anyway. The ladies we met... More 

1 Thank Kay M
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

We happened upon the Museum of Art as part of our river walk, it was open and airy and not all stuffy and crowded. Very interesting to see art so nicely displayed

Thank McAnn78

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