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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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Address: 1430 Johnson Lane, Eugene, OR 97403
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11:00 - 17:00
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Tue 11:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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The public is welcome to tour this university art museum with a...

The public is welcome to tour this university art museum with a comprehensive collection of Asian art.

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A surprising gem on campus

First, I was surprised by the size and scope of the art display. Each room displayed art from a different country. There was one wall of art by the artist Chagall. There were also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Roseburg, Oregon
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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I was surprised by the size and scope of the art display. Each room displayed art from a different country. There was one wall of art by the artist Chagall. There were also vases, bronze, tapestry and furniture of display. It is worth your time to stop in. The cost was $5/adult - money well spent. There is also... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the opening reception for Sandow Birk's latest book and attended his tour and lecture as well. The museum is much larger than I expected and the staff was very friendly. The curator, Jill, was very informative about Sandow's work.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I volunteered for a field trip with my daughter's third grade class. They split us into groups of 4 or 5 students plus a chaperone for each group. They lead us on a tour of the museum with an amazing volunteer who walked through the galleries and interpreted the art and allowing the kids to make their own interpretations. The... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

So glad we took the time to explore this lovely Art Museum. It offers a nice variety and was a fantastic thing to do on a rainy day. Is fun to walk around the campus and enjoy the gorgeous trees.

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Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

It was nice. Very quiet. They have interactive packs for older kids but I would not take young children here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lovely museum that is free for students. It is such a great place to just walk around and enjoy some art on a rainy afternoon.

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Roanoke VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wonderful Asian galleries. We parked on the street and walked around campus before touring the museum. It was a great change of pace from hiking!

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

So the basic display is great, but it's the traveling exhibits that we look for...the story of underground comics, funny thread in Res Morgan recently along these lines...learned a lot! But you have to check the web to see what's there as this rotates.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Much of the art is 1st rate This is one of the best museums we ever visited Parking is difficult We found a metered spot and walked about about a half mile There is a cafe and small museum store

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new canaan ct
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The galleries, on the second floor, have a little bit of this and a little bit of that - a small selection of European paintings, a smaller selection of modern American art, some Japanese, Chinese, and Korean art. Each area has at least one outstanding work. I particularly liked the fine Russian lacquerware, several prints by American artists working in... More 

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