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Museum of Art

1010 Broad St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3505
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The art is always changing to something even more interesting each month. Special showings to... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Lacey, Washington
Very enjoyable

This might be best described as a gallery rather than a museum but I admit that I may not have... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Jon R
San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The art is always changing to something even more interesting each month. Special showings to interest just about everyone. Art classes offered and I think the local Ukulele club meets there.

Thank W4769ANmarya
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This might be best described as a gallery rather than a museum but I admit that I may not have enough awareness of their permanent collection and their exhibition history to say that. No matter, it’s a very enjoyable stop. It’s relatively small so it...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is more of a gallery than a museum, but we really enjoyed browsing all the interesting modern sculptures and the watercolors!

Thank Adnora
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a very small collection of local artists. Don't expect to spend more than 10-15 minutes here. It provides a bit of a diversion and that is about all there is to say about that.

Thank Construct37
Reviewed 3 August 2017

My wife wanted to stop and view the local art and was surprised by the variety and what was on sale by local artists. (My wife is a student of Persian and Turkish art forms and she was surprised to find some examples by a...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I like to see art museums in different cities and come from a city that has many good art museums (Los Angeles) and I was moved by the temporary exhibition- photography. I also liked the permanent stuff, too. This place is free...but try to leave...More

Thank hikingdude
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you're already in or near the area, it's worth stopping in to take a look for 5-15 minutes depending on if something catches your eye. Small, but some nice pieces within. Am not an "art person" so it might be more interesting if you're...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We love to come here and wander through the galleries. There is always something new and interesting, and they have a small selection of gift items that are a delight.We haven't been upstairs lately, but there used to be a sort of auxiliary gallery space...More

Thank R5566JMbrianc
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A very nice museum space in downtown SLO. Not too big, not too small, so you can expose yourself to Art without taking too much time. It makes for a nice break in your downtown adventure of shopping and dining. Admission is free most of...More

Thank Dead-Air-Dave
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I love visiting this local museum! Free to the public, it showcases wonderful local art in a great space. It used to have a plein art competition in the fall (which I sorely miss) but it still offers wonderful opportunities for visitors to participate in...More

Thank Pia W
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