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Mystic Museum of Art

9 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2592
+1 860-536-7601
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great place to see current artists

We were surprised by this art museum. we had expected to find a few good works and a lot of average... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Stephen G
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Sudbury, Massachusetts, Usa
A local gem

I love art museums that feature local artists and this one doesn't disappoint. A rainy day, free... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
PhotosByKathie
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Oxford, Ohio
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Bordering the Mystic River, this complex features changing art exhibitions, special events and classes. A nonprofit organization created by an artist colony in 1913, the association boasts a membership of over 1,200 artists. Travelers can partake of one-day workshops or enjoy a day on the town while their children are educated and entertained in art classes.
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  • Average10%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2592
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were surprised by this art museum. we had expected to find a few good works and a lot of average locals on the wall. Boy, were we pleased to find a fabulous juried show. The quality was amazing in scope and style. The presentation...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I love art museums that feature local artists and this one doesn't disappoint. A rainy day, free admission and parking, talented artists - excellent way to spend time. Beautiful views of the waterfront just keep adding value :-)

Thank PhotosByKathie
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A small local museum featuring art from mostly local artists. Clean, quiet, and FREE! The art was interesting but not what I would call thought-provoking or unique.

Thank ron D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I love quality crafts, or artisan sales, and this one was no exception. We enjoyed browsing the artwork in the gallery, and then walking through the other spaces where local artisans had set up tables for purchases from soaps to clothing to handmade cards and...More

Thank Grace_K102
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I get to the gallery every time I go to Mystic because of the changes in local artists' work displayed. Now, please note, not all displays are to my liking, but that's art! More times than not, the displays are appealing & I've purchased several...More

Thank cherylc553
Reviewed 15 December 2016

More of an art gallery with local artists with a small museum section in the back overlooking the river. A little hard to see where it is set back from the road, the new lettering is small and there is no longer an "open" flag...More

Thank sailorct2016
Reviewed 26 November 2016

In this lovely building, they feature an incredible holiday show of local artists and artisans, all available for purchase!

Thank Forster84
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I only gave three stars because art museum lovers might find the place lacking. For what it is, however, I would give it 4-5 stars. We went on the third Tuesday evening of the month when the museum puts on an informal "soiree",with music, food,...More

Thank MiddleBass_Guy
Reviewed 20 October 2016

very easy to get to.. we caught a great photography exhibit with most of the pieces for sale.. and a Walter Robinson exhibit.. free admission and parking is validated.. donation is voluntary.

Thank MakeupArtist40
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Wow--such a lovely collection of really interesting art the time I found this place--I was looking for a special artist and found 4 pieces arranged in a perfect corner for viewing--their bright explosion of flowers and water depicted in strong swaths of oil colors. he...More

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