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“Great Hockaday Museum”

Hockaday Museum of Art
Ranked #5 of 27 things to do in Kalispell
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Free changing exhibits and galleries of regional art, housed in a former Carnegie Library.
Shingletown, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Great Hockaday Museum”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I found the variety of art very colorful, innovative and interesting. They were very friendly, helpful and informative! Wonderful gift shop too!!!

Visited October 2013
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English first
Kalispell, Montana
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely art museum”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Excellent permanent exhibit of Glacier National Park and native American artwork, as well as seasonal exhibits. This summer Terrance Guardipee and Plein Air paintings.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Sharon S
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Savannah, Ga.
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Indian/Western art display”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

30-45 minutes of self-directed art examination. Indian art and traditional Glacier scene paintings. Well worth the entrance fee.

Visited July 2013
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“If you only go to one museum in town. Choose this one.”
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Lots of knowledge from all the staff and literature. The guided tour is a must do. Definitely my favorite museum in town.

Visited August 2012
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Small but well-curated collection of artists from the Northwest.”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The Hockaday Museum is a jewelbox for the display of NW artists. It is not a large museum so people expecting an equivalent experience to a large city museum may be disappointed. However, there is a strong collection of artists from Montana and excellent travelling exhibits. A recent exhibit of Terrance Guardipee, a nationally known contemporary Blackfoot artist, is a good example. The museum also sponsors art classes and programs like Crits and Croissants (an opportunity to participate in critiques of artists' works over coffee), and Senior Teas (seniors come for tea and a docent talk).

Visited July 2013
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