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Ten minutes to view a lovely relic of the past

One of the easiest things to miss when walking around the lovely Main Street of Skaneateles, is the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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Susan F. Tenafly NJ

Passing the library on the way grab an ice coffee with my adult children I spotted the sign for an... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Susan F
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

One of the easiest things to miss when walking around the lovely Main Street of Skaneateles, is the Barrow art gallery. Barrow was a decent landscape painter and local son who donated a beautiful gallery to hold many of his paintings. It’s at the back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 12 August 2018

You enter the museum thru this lovely little library which is a treasure on its own. The intern who was the docent was very helpful giving us info on the artist. We also would have enjoyed more written info regarding the various works of art.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cherribrew
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Passing the library on the way grab an ice coffee with my adult children I spotted the sign for an art gallery and made an immediate detour to this local treasure. A very informative volunteer named Sally escorted me throughout the two rooms while I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The gallery is located in a building that was added on the back of the historic library in 1900. There is a small hallway in the back right corner of the library that will lead you to the gallery. It is free to visit but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Barrow Art is on display in the rear room of the public library. It is quite a large number of pictures. Was a bit disappointed that there were no titles or dates on the pictures to help guide the viewer. Is a Free exhibit...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DoloresP754
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a little known gem nestled in our public library. Very interesting and worth the stop by to see this unique collection.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank cloverhill1
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

An unbelievable collection of John D Barrow's works in this gallery attached to the library. You walk in and if you love this type of art you are in a different space filled with exquisite paintings by this gifted artist. The curator's are helpful and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Susan K
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a day at the lake and wandered into the library looking for the art gallery I expected a small display but was surprised to see this gallery I couldn't believe how great it was Maybe 50 to 60 works of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Y1084AZrobertk
Reviewed 13 July 2016

While on a day trip to Skaneatles, we noticed a sign for a free art show at the John D Barrow Art Gallery outside of the library and decided to take a quick peek. The gallery is in the rear of the library. (Yes, you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank MrsMonz
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Beautiful original Barrow artwork. It is located in the back of the Library. It would be helpful to have a docent offer background.

Date of experience: August 2015
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