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Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence

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  • August 5, 2017
    This is the KU museum, but it seems much bigger and better than other university museums. This has fantastic art year round, with new and exciting exhibits often.  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    Every hair almost seem 2 STAND on my body. It was difficult 2 stand N front of CLOTH as CANVASS' to witness and digest the African American experience, on QUILTS. It was just too, much- I found myself...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    The museum was featuring an African American historical display of story quilts that is amazing, informative, and beautiful! Take the time to visit this special exhibit!  more »
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  • May 4, 2017
    Wonderful place to spend a few hours browsing different art. There are always unique exhibits to enjoy that you will not see in other museums in Kansas. The staff is helpful and friendly and always makes the visit enjoyable to see.
  • March 8, 2017
    I just got to visit this University Museum for the first time and was impressed. The current show is called Temporal Turn: Art & Speculation in Contemporary Asia. The works were contemplative and beautiful. As well as on a scale I did not expect. Most were commissioned for this show. The permanent collection while close together and almost claustrophobic, boastsart by Georgia O'Keefe, Ansel Adams, Louis Jimenez, Andy Warhol and more, as well as works from long ago, and populist art. I could have spent several more hours exploring. If you have time stop by this unique and fascinating Museum. Parking is close by, but does cost. The museum itself is free.
  • January 25, 2017
    Beautiful and newly redone. Wonderful staff that is always helpful. Right now they have a wide variety of styles on display, which is such a great way to re-open after all the renovations. They're also great in working with the University and students.
  • May 20, 2017
    Very neat and interesting also can't be mad at the fact it is free
  • February 7, 2017
    They had some really interesting displays. I will be going back to see how it updates.

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