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Swope Art Museum

25 S 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3692
+1 812-238-1676
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Not a huge fan of art but...

Was in town with time to kill; they've got some great pieces. I can imagine if you're into art this... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Gabs2893
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Excellent Regional Art Museum

Enjoyed our two hours at this museum dedicated to American artists, many from the local area of... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Connie W
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Vista, California, United States
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25 S 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3692
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Was in town with time to kill; they've got some great pieces. I can imagine if you're into art this must be even better. Good for the price too (free!)

Thank Gabs2893
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Enjoyed our two hours at this museum dedicated to American artists, many from the local area of Indiana. We eavesdropped on a docent tour of 5th graders and wished we had had a docent tour. The art is well displayed, not crowded, well lit and...More

Thank Connie W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We almost missed this little gem of a museum, make sure you don't. They have static art and revolving. We were there when they had some Andy Warhol pieces! I found a "new" artist I loved John Cox! Wow! His paintings look 3D with brilliant...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I had a few hours to spend downtown, and chose to go to the Swope. It was well run, (free!-donation requested) and had a wide variety in their collection. I wish I would have had more time to spend here, and will definitely come back!...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stumbled upon this museum while walking around downtown. There were some very interesting pieces, particularly from the local artists. The best, however, was a visiting show from another local animation artist. His material was like nothing I'd ever seen.

Thank 800lindal6
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Few small American art museums are as good as this one. It is small, but it contains fine examples of American art including Edward Hopper and Thomas Hart Benton. Located in downtown Terre Haute, it is a pleasant hour and a half visit, uncrowded, quiet...More

Thank Hoosier33
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Local museum has outstanding collections with a gallery of regional art featuring the works of Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton and John Stuart Curry. Other painting and media galleries, sculpture, photographs, art shows, special exhibits, tours, lectures and many community supporters make this small museum...More

Thank DotHam
Reviewed 10 April 2016

When my granddaughter is visiting we always check out the Swope. She is 7 yrs old and loves the various activities they offer. They have 2nd Saturday for kids (and adults) where they will teach you different art techniques and provide you with the tools...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Swope is a small jewel of a museum in Terre Haute. It has an excellent collection of American Art. There are a couple of galleries that have rotating shows and a venue for educational activities. Definitely worth a visit if you're anywhere nearby.

Thank susiespy
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I just attended the Mardi Gras Benefit for the Swope. This year it was held at the Ohio Building, and was a total success. The Swope is doing some remodeling now and be to see it when completed. I enjoy seeing local and regional art,...More

Thank 1724Wabash
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