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Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

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Address: Lower Lake Road, South Hadley, MA 01075
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+1 413-538-2245
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

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Very impressive small museum

Have visited frequently over the last 5 years. Always interesting choice of exibits from student thesis through contemporary artists. Great permanent collection also. Worth a stop... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited frequently over the last 5 years. Always interesting choice of exibits from student thesis through contemporary artists. Great permanent collection also. Worth a stop to visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Led by a staff member and a student, our tour of this gem of a museum was well worth the time spent there. In fact, we wished that we had hours more available to browse and enjoy the incredible treasure housed there. It was wonderful to hear how Mount Holyoke professors from many disciplines utilize the art museum to teach... More 

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Each time we've visited we've been impressed by how original and educational the exhibits have been. Each exhibit has been, in itself, a work of art. Don't forget to check out the stairwells - even they have exhibits.

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Thank James F
McLean, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Art Museum is manageable and well worth a visit. The College has some lovely classics and also features special exhibitions.

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Thank hanusa2
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The art museum at Mt. Holyoke College is a real treasure, containing world-class paintings and antiquities from the ancient world. The special exhibits change often enough to keep it interesting and the extensive permanent exhibit also changes. On top of this it is free to the public.

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Feeding Hills, Ma.
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

My husband and I visited last weekend after we took in the annual Spring Bulb Show in the college greenhouse ( wonderful display with an Irish theme ). The museum is right next door so we decided to take a look around. We were impressed with the Navaho weaving collection on display . There is also a Joel Meyerowitz photography... More 

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Thank AmericanIxchel
Sunderland, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

The museum is a bit small but their pieces are wonderful. The Greek bronze statue of a youth was exceptionally detailed, one needs only look at the fine lines of his somewhat elaborate hairstyle to imagine the thought and time that was poured into the statuette. Some other highlights were a plaque of Hecate, a medieval effigy tomb slab and... More 

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Thank WilliamLathm
South Hadley
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Easily accessible near the lower lake at Mt Holyoke College, you will find the Art Museum is a perfect spot for a couple of hours of wandering through a beautiful permanent collection and an ever-changing featured display. You will find a mix of styles and selections including a Warhol and some old Masters, Roman and Egyptian pieces, Medieval to modern.... More 

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We went here on a weekday and had a nice time with our five year old. There was a sheet given out for kids where they had to look for objects in the paintings found in each room which kept our son entertained. I would recommend this museum to anyone who wanted to visit a nice art museum, whether they... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2014

It's free! A little of everything, well lighted, nice staff to answer questions. Would be an ok place to brings kids to to show them the different kinds of art.

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