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The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries

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Address: 377 Shiloh Rd, Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone Number: +1 830-868-5244
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Thu - Sun 12:00 - 18:00
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The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries is a Texas Hill Country project devoted...

The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries is a Texas Hill Country project devoted to the Fine Arts and Humanities. Situated on more than 140 acres of trails, on LBJ's hunting ranch, we display 100+ sculptures by more than 40 artists from around the world. Also featuring a 14,000 square foot hangar displaying paintings in multiple galleries, with a permanently rotating Benini exhibit.

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A very interesting surprise

I was visiting an old pal who lives near here, and as I was in the company of actual working artists and sculptors, we thought we should check this place out. It's certainly an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
MojoLad
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Graton, CA

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Graton, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was visiting an old pal who lives near here, and as I was in the company of actual working artists and sculptors, we thought we should check this place out. It's certainly an odd set-up and in a wacky remote location, but really, it was kind of fun. Apparently Lyndon ("No wider war!") Johnson kept his private planes and... More 

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Manager at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming and we hope to see you again some time! More 

Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We visited this place when Benini himself still owned it in November 2013. We were mostly curious, and we are not art critics, so we have no valid opinion as to whether any of these were great works of art. But we were fascinated and amused to find various sculptures scattered around the hills outside Johnson City. Some were comical,... More 

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Manager at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thank you Karen, we are glad you had a wonderful time. Come again! More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We stumbled on this place on the way to Fredericksburg! What a hidden treasure. Incredible artwork in an unlikely location. I highly recommend a side trip for any one traveling through the area.

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Sculpture Ranch... G, General Manager at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thank you Julia for your wonderful review! More 

Lawrence
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

It was a little hard to find and when we did, the dirt roads were torn up and hard to drive on. No one was around to ask questions and it just wasn't that interesting to us.

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Diedre, I am so sorry you had a bad experience. There was no one here to welcome you due to the fact that we are closed January and February. We are organizing a new exhibition and updating the gallery and roads. I hope that you will return some day after March 1st, 2016 and give us another chance. More 

Buda, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Fantastic art work, from paintings to sculptures. Mostly Benini, but lots of other local artists! Was inspiring to see such a great collection of indoor and outdoor works of art in the beautiful hill country! Great way to spend a day!

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We are so glad you enjoyed yourself! We hope to see you again someday.... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

FYI to all visitors who may not realize the Sculpture Ranch has changed hands over the past year. It is now open Tuesday-Friday 12-6 all month long. Occasionally, as with the heavy rains in October, the gate is closed for safety reasons, but if you call the number you can usually reach someone who will let you take a private... More 

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Dr Poe, Thank you for your wonderful review. Our hours are actually Wednesday throughSunday from 12pm -6pm It is always a good idea to call after a heavy rain as the trails out here flood easily. Thank you! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

It is only open the first weekend of each month, but it is worth the drive. The galleries change displays whereas the outdoor sculptures are permanent. Visit the galleries first (even the restroom is a work of art) then drive the road to see the large outdoor sculptures. Fascinating.

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our hours are now Wednesday through Sunday From 12pm until 6pm. Hope to see you again! More 

Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

One trip to the Sculpture Ranch and you will be planning your second trip. It is a few miles of Texas Liveoak trees and dirt roads as you are on a ranch. Then a very large metal hanger structure (the multi helicopter operations center for LBJ on his ranch) and you know you discovered a lost paradise. Inside the hanger... More 

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review. We hope to see you agin some day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of a kind sculpture ranch has many works that are pleasing to the eye with a relaxed atmosphere. Stop in for a few hours and you will not regret it.

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip to the Sculpture Ranch. We hope to see you again some day! More 

Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

The Art in the Hangar was amazing. The brilliant use of color and lighting was superb. Outside, the sculptures along the roadway and trails were unusual and intriguing.

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Sculpture Ranch... G, Owner at The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Hope to see you again some day! More 

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