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Hickory Museum of Art

243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601-5168
+1 828-327-8576
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Small but Interesting

This art gallery is unique. It contains a few Andy Warhol's, a floor dedicated to Folk Art, an... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
DEBORAH H
,
WILMINGTON
via mobile
Wonderful Art Collection, A Small-Town Gem

We loved coming to this art museum. It took a good hour and a half to go through, and there are... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
bhart0311
,
Osan, South Korea
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243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601-5168
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This art gallery is unique. It contains a few Andy Warhol's, a floor dedicated to Folk Art, an exhibit of a sculpture made of coffee stirrers and some photographic art. It also contains some collections that alluded my knowledge of art. It appeared to be...More

1  Thank DEBORAH H
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your visit. I hope that you will join us again throughout the year as we have new exhibits rotate through the galleries.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We loved coming to this art museum. It took a good hour and a half to go through, and there are some really lovely pieces. It's appropriate for children and has several games and activities for them along the way. Really fun thing if you're...More

Thank bhart0311
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your visit. We are happy to share our collection along with the exhibitions we have throughout the year. I hope that you will be able to join us again soon for one of our many new events, activities, or exhibition openings.

Reviewed 28 April 2017

What a great regional museum- all kinds of shows going on ! The best is upstairs where local residents Dr. Allan and Barry Huffman have helped establish a major collection of southern folk or self taught art that any museum would be proud of. Do...More

1  Thank jfadds
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for you visit. We are always happy to have people find our Folk Art Collection and see what a treasure it is. We are so thankful to our community and supporters that have helped make this possible. I do hope that you are...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great date outing....displays were spaced out and interesting. We went in thinking we would be there and hour and ended staying over two hours.More

Thank Sindie S
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you for your wonderful visit to our space. We are always exited when people are able to take time and see what exhibits we have while sharing it with a loved one. I hope that both of you will join us again for our...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a smallish Art museum with a good Southern primitive and folk art collection. For a city it's size, Hickory has done a great job. A few pieces of nationally known artists (including Warhol prints and Hudson school paintings) and lots of contemporary regional...More

1  Thank Laura Z
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

I would like to thank you for both your visit and your review. The Hickory Museum of Art has been working for over 70 years to offer a wonderful collection for our local and regional community of American Art work. I hope that we are...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Hickory Museum of Art is fantastic. The museum has a great collection and has some great exhibits. I love the art shop on the first floor of the SALT Block - carefully selected art for sale - a treasure!More

Thank Martha H
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your visit and your review. We really do try to offer a quality experience for our guests here at Hickory Museum of Art. While this is a small town we like many in the area strive to showcase the talent that lives...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great collection of American art....must see is current exhibition of 50women artists from the museum's collection....don't miss outsider art on the third floor .More

1  Thank 503Rose
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you for your visit. We are very exited about this new exhibit. We hope you are able to join us for the opening reception on Jan 19th start at 5:30 pm along with many other events and exhibition openings we have coming soon on...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

To any naysayers, consider what is offered in most small towns in the USA. Hickory is a small town where most of the furniture manufacturing has moved overseas. Yet, it appears to have been surviving well due to such commitments as it's Museum. Converting an...More

1  Thank Grey C
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review and your time to join us here at our Museum. We do have many exhibitions that will be coming up soon in the next few months. I hope that you are able to join us again and see what...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

The museum is set up nicely and has a good flow. There are several floors and exhibits have a central theme that is explained with good details. There is no fee. It was not crowded when we visited on a Saturday. I have visited many...More

2  Thank TheCovertCritic
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thank you for your visits this past holiday weekend. We strive to have a mix of works and change our exhibits often to allow for the many styles and artists we exhibit. I hope that you will join us again with some of our upcoming...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

The art museum is in the old Claremont High School (built in 1924). It's not the largest art museum we've been to but it's certainly one of the nicest. It's wide open and everything is displayed beautifully. I loved the folk art exhibit upstairs and...More

1  Thank cheryl h
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

I would first like to thank you for your visit. We enjoy meeting people from outside of our area and showcasing the art from our area along with the featured exhibits from artists of many backgrounds. We are also very proud of our Discover Folk...More

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floyd m
What is admission cost?
17 April 2017|
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Response from hickorymuseumofart | Property representative |
As stated above we are free to the public. However we do accept donations to allow us to remain open. We do hope that you are able to join us soon.
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