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Greenville County Museum of Art

Closes in 13 min: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Worthwhile Visit

A gem of a museum in downtown Greenville! The admission is free and the parking charge is minimal... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
TrueDAT247
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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top notch museum

This place is first class all the way. No admission, which also makes it nice. Have a good... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
David W
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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place is first class all the way. No admission, which also makes it nice. Have a good quality of art on display and always a nice temporary exhibit.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to comment on your visit. We appreciate your kind remarks and hope you are able to visit again soon. We will have a large portion of our Jasper Johns collection opening in November, soon after our annual Antiques, Fine...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Love this small museum in the heart of Greenville. Great for families, couples, or going alone to pontificate over incredible artwork in our little town!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LoriZoo
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thanks so much for leaving a review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the GCMA and hope you will visit again soon. Be sure to visit during our annual Antiques, Fine Art & Design Weekend, October 12-14. Learn more at gcma[dot]org.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Peaceful, free and educational! My daughter and I enjoyed the museum very much! We visited late in the day on a Saturday so we had to move through at a faster pace than we would have normally to make it through before closing. We will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Crystal L
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the GCMA! Thank you for taking time to leave a review. I hope you are able to visit again soon, and, if you are local, be sure to check the calendar of events on our website gcma[dot]org...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

I really prefer small museums that I can enjoy in 1-2 hours. This place met that criteria. I especially enjoyed the collections of Andrew Wyeth and James Wyeth. Special exhibitions change over time so it's worth a visit at another time.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eileen M
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review about your visit to the GCMA. Our exhibitions do change throughout the year, although we try to always have works by Andrew Wyeth, Jasper Johns, and William H. Johnson on view along with examples from the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

A gem of a museum in downtown Greenville! The admission is free and the parking charge is minimal (both visits, fee was under $3). It is part of the Heritage Green complex which also houses The Children's Museum of the Upstate, Upcountry History Museum, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TrueDAT247
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review about the GCMA. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return often! Don't miss the exhibition "Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits" by acclaimed photographer Matthew Rolston or the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a wonderful facility and the exhibits are first rate. I was very impressed by the Sampling the Old Masters collection, Rolston-Talking Heads and Impressionism and the South. The Wyeth Exhibits are always great!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

you will love this museum, it tells the history of art by using art painted in South, or by Southerners or about the South. Even a Georgia O'Keefe painted when she was in the south. Truly wonderful beautiful paintings. Many jasper johns, Andrew wyeths, jonathan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Henry P
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Please be sure to see the Matthew Rolston exhibition of photography this summer, along with "Sampling the Old Masters: Highlights from the Bob Jones Museum." You can always find...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

This museum is located in downtown Greenville - offers free admission and has such exhibits as Jasper Johns, Andrew Wyeth, and other southern art on display.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Courtney H
Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to leave a review. Be sure to take in our David Drake and Grainger McKoy exhibitions along with "Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits" by renowned celebrity photographer Matthew Rolston. Learn more at our website gcma{dot}org.

Reviewed 3 July 2018

If I could rate this place below 1 star I would. We were visiting this area on our vacation. I came here with my family and we were followed and harassed multiple times during out 10 minute visit by two white older men. They took...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Paula A, Public Relations Manager at Greenville County Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review. I'm sorry that your visit was disappointing. Our security staff is trained first and foremost to surveil the galleries and protect the artwork, but their intent is never to make visitors feel uncomfortable. We...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was a good place to get out of the heat and get a bit of culture! Free admission, and a large selection of Andrew Wyeth paintings. We were reprimanded several times for getting too close to the paintings so just beware.....stand back!

Date of experience: June 2018
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