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Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901-2719
+1 920-235-6903
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My Daughter got married in the formal gardens and it was beautiful.The staff were great on helping... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Waukesha, Wi.
Beautiful inside and out!

I just came from the Kirsty Mitchell photography exhibit at the Paine Art Center and all I can say... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens, located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The historic Paine estate serves as a multi-faceted museum for learning and inspiration. The museum preserves the mansion, surrounding architectural structures, and many of the interiors as they were created by founders Nathan and Jessie Kimberly Paine. Selections from the museum's art collection, much of which was acquired by Nathan and Jessie, are featured in the many rooms and settings of the estate. Outdoors, the Paine maintains and enhances numerous display gardens as "galleries" of horticulture with varied designs and thousands of plant specimens. In addition, the museum presents a wide variety of changing art exhibitions, from historical to contemporary, within the estate's galleries and gardens. The Family Discovery Gallery, located on the house's lower level, offers "hands on" activities about architecture, art, and gardens for people of all ages.
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1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901-2719
+1 920-235-6903
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Reviewed yesterday

My Daughter got married in the formal gardens and it was beautiful.The staff were great on helping to make the day a success. Beautiful grounds and exhibits.

Thank avalanchejoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just came from the Kirsty Mitchell photography exhibit at the Paine Art Center and all I can say is"WOW"! It is absolutely beautiful and so unique. It was a beautiful morning to first walk through all the gardens and then go inside for the...More

Thank Towerch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Christmas time displays are gorgeous. Take the time to do the whole Nutcracker tour complete with reenactment with dancing ballerinas. Lovely and memorable.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this place on the internet and went with my mother and daughter for a few hours. It was fun, beautiful and we all enjoyed it! I would definitely suggest going if you get the chance.

2  Thank cdunker
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place that you need to see while you are in Oshkosh. The building and grounds are historic and scenic.

Thank Brandi N
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Paine is a beautiful art gallery and historic home to tour. Currently there is a photography exhibit by Kirsty Mitchell - Wonderland. It is not only amazing to see her photography, but her talents and story are showcased in videos continually running along side...More

1  Thank jjbrady2017
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is worth the price. The Wonderland exhibit was outstanding and the garden was very pleasant to wander though.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place is huge, too bad that Mr and Mrs Paine were not able to live in this mansion but credit to Mrs Paine for continuing the plan and opened this beautiful place to the public. First of all, the exhibit "Wonderland" by Kirsty Mitchell...More

1  Thank rsoul18
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We made our first visit to the museum to see the new exhibit called Wonderland by artist Kirsty Mitchell and we will definitely return for more visits. The mansion is beautiful and the gardens are wonderfully designed and maintained. The staff members were knowledgeable and...More

Thank Melaney R
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My wife and I visited the Paine Art Center to see the painter Greg Blietz exhibit. The artist's works were very interesting, and more so the walk-thru and history of the Paine mansion. We are not from the Oshkosh area, so somewhat embarrisingly, we didn't...More

1  Thank Sheldon S
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It is self guided but there are people who will answer any questions that you have.