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All types of artists.

A few dollars to be taken through and be given a little history of each featured artist. The... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Osawatomie, Kansas
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Don't miss this stop if in Lucas!

This art center/museum is a must stop if you are visiting Lucas. Hopefully when you stop in Lucas... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Kansas City, Kansas
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28 Aug 2018
“All types of artists. ”
1 Aug 2018
“Don't miss this stop if in Lucas!”
Unique art museum that features creative works of self-taught local and regional artists.
213 S Main St, Lucas, KS 67648-9718
+1 785-525-6118
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A few dollars to be taken through and be given a little history of each featured artist. The stories and talent and a fun way to spend an hour.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

This art center/museum is a must stop if you are visiting Lucas. Hopefully when you stop in Lucas you plan a whole day. You enter in a Folk Art mecca. Cost is minimal. You have a private tour guide to explain art and artists, from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cmquillin
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This has some of the most different art work you can think of. Well worth the visit. There a guide that explains some of the more unusal displays

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had always wanted to visit Lucas, mainly for the Garden of Eden. The Grassroots Art Center was a pleasant surprise ! So many interesting works in the center itself. Then, the tour to Florence Deeble's Rock Garden a couple of blocks over, with a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

On display are some real treasures in folk art in a variety of media, from limestone to glass to aluminum pull-tabs to wood. The guide provided some information on history of the artists and many of the works. This was a fun outing. Some of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank mdoljac
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I had heard that this was an interesting place to visit and I was not disappointed. The variety of ways that people have used to express themselves is amazing. The guide was enthusiastic and very thorough in her presentation and was able to provide more...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jean67212
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was a really interesting tour! Seeing different styles of artwork from people who were not trained in art at all. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered lots of questions! It was an extra nice day when we toured so we walked from...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Deskmanager115
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I'm glad that my boyfriend and I included the Grassroots Art Center in our cultural visit to Lucas. While the art is interesting, none of it particularly appealed to me. The staff/volunteer to helped lead our tour was a bit clipped and not very excited...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ricefun
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Awesome little museum/gallery/store of amazing pieces of non formal art. Totally worth the lovely drive side trip to get there. Eccentric little town with assorted art here there and everywhere. The public toilet is a MUST see. And girls check out the boys and boys...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Penny P
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The day we had scheduled for the Grassroots Art Center was chilly, windy, and raining; not ideal for an anticipated walking tour of the town. We started at the Art Center itself because we understood they had maps to the various attractions, but an artist...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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