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Lowe Art Museum

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Address: 1301 Stanford Dr, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146-2099
Phone Number: +1 305-284-3535
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Good allround museum

With most museums focusing on contemporary art, this university museum shows a bit of everything. Good Native American, African, Asia, pre-Columbian collections. Good painting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I lived in the area for three years before I visited the Lowe Museum. Since it's on the University of Miami campus, I dismissed as uninteresting which was a mistake. It has some excellent collections of native North and South American art; American art; and photography; among others. Like most museums, most of the holdings aren't on view at any... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It had been too many years since I visited the Lowe. We thought about it several times and finally made it! It was totally worth the trip. The collection has expanded and improved! The African, including Egypt, collection is note worthy! The Native people's collection is also. The Asian collection is also off to a good start. Most noteworthy is... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

With most museums focusing on contemporary art, this university museum shows a bit of everything. Good Native American, African, Asia, pre-Columbian collections. Good painting collections. It's a shame the gift shop has closed - I always enjoyed getting unusual presents there.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My wife does a lot of glass art work for fun and we went to the Lowe to see their collection. The campus was very quite, and we basically had the entire museum to ourselves. Several of their galleries we down for exhibit changes, so they reduced the ticket price 50% which I thought was nice. The glass art gallery... More 

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derbyshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Enjoyed visit but few paintings though somr good sections on native art which was interesting. £10 fee felt fair but we got round it all in an hour and a quarter

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Unpretentious from the outside with an amazing collection of artwork and impressive new building addition.

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We were surprised at how eclectic a collection they have. From African art to Native American, to modern studio glass to paintings from various centuries, If there is a tour, take it. the docents are very knowledgeable. Their pieces are exquisite and very well displayed..

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South Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

From very contemporary, to ancient artifacts, and works from everywhere in between, this small museum is worth seeing.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This museum was a perfect excuse to see the beautiful campus of the University of Miami. The museum has a small but nicely curated collection. A bit more modern art and also indigenous art - some nice early European as well. Parking is most convenient in the Pavia structure - access to this is off the Dixie Hwy. Have a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

this rather small museum has a fairly good latinamerican art collection. it is situated in the middle of the university of miami lovely campus, and they do hold one man exhibitions every once in a while which might be of interest to the local community. The annual sidewalk show art exhibition is of special interest to the local artists, and... More 

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