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Hickory Museum of Art

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Address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
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+1 828-327-8576
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Date with hubby

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sindie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank Sindie S
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 up coming exhibits and receptions. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 artists worth a look. Small but good display of glass and pottery. Free to the... More 

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1 Thank Laura Z
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 able to see you again at one of our numerous events and upcoming exhibitions. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Martha H
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 and thrives in the area. Or collection has many local artists that we have the... More 

Chartres, France
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 .

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1 Thank 503Rose
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 our calendar. More 

McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 old high school made for very large and functional spaces and the art show is... More 

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1 Thank Grey C
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 we have to offer. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 large museums and even some smaller ones with prestigeous works of art so I may... More 

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hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 exhibits such as installation artist Johnathan Brilliant, and other nationally acclaimed in 2017. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 spent a lot of time looking at every little detail of the pieces. The people... More 

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hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

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 Art exhibition. This floor has a great deal of variety and much to look at.... More 

Hickory, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It has some interesting exhibits but I haven't seen any I'm particularly excited about. It's an okay location and open to move around.

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1 Thank Tina C
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We are always happy to hear what people thing of both our space and exhibitions. Also if you have an interest for a style, period or topic of exhibition that you feel would be of interest to the community we are always interested to learn what our visitors would like to see in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took our Girl Scout Troop here and the girls were so excited about all of the different Art Pictures and other things they say as well.

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Thank Carmen T
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that your troop enjoyed the exhibits. We have many wonderful artist on display and even more planed for the future including our "Women Made" that will be on display starting in Dec. We strive to inspire youth through creativity and imagination that is so critical to art. I hope that you troop will be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful collection of art and such a friendly staff I was very pleasantly surprised at the range of art and the amount of art on display Nice for an afternoon idea or first date or even an alone venture

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Thank Wormy W
hickorymuseumofart, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. We are happy to offer a variety of art and artists both local and from outside of the area. Please join us again for more outstanding exhibitions as our artists change and our collections grows. More 

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