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Grant Wood Tourism Center and Gallery

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Address: 124 E Main St, Anamosa, IA 52205-1879
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Gallery showing works of the acclaimed artist Grant Wood.

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Jones County is scenic and the tourism center is worth the time to visit

Artist Grant Wood made the artist colony in Stone City famous with his painting of the old farmer with a pitch fork standing with his wife in front of a small white wooden home... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Artist Grant Wood made the artist colony in Stone City famous with his painting of the old farmer with a pitch fork standing with his wife in front of a small white wooden home. Actually the real house is in Eldon, Iowa. You can see the real painting in the Figge Museum in Omaha. But you need to see the... More 

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Webster Groves, Missouri
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

With another couple, we visited the Grant Wood gallery and "American Gothic" house in Anamosa, Iowa, and fully enjoyed an entertaining and educational couple of hours learning about this wonderful artist. Molly, the young lady who was overseeing the gallery when we visited, was most knowledgeable, helpful, and more than happy to discuss Grant Wood and his beautiful works. The... More 

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Indianola, IA
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

The gallery is small but the man I spoke with that was running it at the time was very knowledgeable and was very helpful with offering suggestions on other sites and things to do in the area

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

The docent in this gallery was outstanding. Very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about Grant Wood. Theis center does not have original Grant Wood artwork, just prints. The reason to visit is for the extremely knowledgeable staff.

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Reviewed 21 June 2012

Refreshing stop if you want to immerse yourself in some colorful local background of a great artist.

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Iowa
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

It is only open in the afternoon from 1-4 Check out the Grant Wood Art Festival Information For information go to grantwoodartgallery.org

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Iowa
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

Anamosa and nearby Stone City is Grant Wood Country. There is information, literature, pictures, etc. for anything you want to see or know about Grant Wood.

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