Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell

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The Whistler House Museum of Art, the birthplace of the artist James McNeill Whistler, was established in 1908 as the permanent home of the Lowell Art Association, Inc. The Lowell Art Association, Inc. (est. 1878) owns and operates the museum as an historic site. Built in 1823, the Whistler House represents the richness of the history and the art of Lowell. The museum maintains its permanent collection of late 19th and early 20th century artwork, and organizes contemporary and historical fine arts exhibitions in the adjacent Parker Gallery.
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  • I was pleasantly surprised by the Whistler House Museum. It's a charming, historic home with a number of interesting paintings. There was a newly renovated/opened floor when I stopped in, and a number...  more »
  • Whistler didn't live long in this Lowell house of his birth. Also, the house museum has only one room devoted to Whistler's art (his prints). However, the substantial collection of art that adorns the...  more »
  • I just love discovering places like this. After living in Greater Boston for many years and visiting all the world famous museums and historical sites multiple times I'm always on the lookout for some...  more »
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  • Whistler's birthplace, mainly an art gallery. Beautifully maintained inside and out. Nice location to hold an event. Our docent was very knowledgeable of art history of their holdings. I would have liked to hear more about the building's history.
  • This is a charming and historic house with a lot of art to see. The staff who run it are super friendly and guided us through the history.
  • It is a great place to bring children. I love it myself and we had such a wonderful time. I think everyone should check it out. I did and have no complaint's whatsoever...it was a wonderful experience.
  • beautiful items very interesting
  • We love the garden outside the museum, its absolutely beautiful.

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