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Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

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Increasingly worth a visit

The museum used to underemphasize its collection purchased from the U.S. State Department, which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mehughes50
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Metlakatla, Alaska
Excellent a must see

It passed my expectations, fantastic. Lots to see. Easy to flow through the museum. Thank you... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Penny F
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Gay, Georgia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was an unexpected surprise when we went to visit our daughter at OU. Very nice and interesting collection contained in a beautiful space. Great gift shop and very knowledgeable staff.

3  Thank DLM212
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The exhibits and manner of display are first-rate, but museum guards move with the viewer of the art, always observing them as they move from gallery to gallery. We came here less than a month after spending five weeks in Pairs and Amsterdam, enjoying the...More

2  Thank John C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum used to underemphasize its collection purchased from the U.S. State Department, which included great examples of early 20th century art, and to overemphasize its Weitenhoffer Collection, which consisted of sometimes second rate art by first rate Impressionists. The game changer is a entire...More

Thank mehughes50
Reviewed 16 October 2018

It passed my expectations, fantastic. Lots to see. Easy to flow through the museum. Thank you for letting us see all your masterpieces. Go and enjoy. We sure did

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The Weltzenhoffer collection at this museum is the crown jewel. It is the largest and most valuable ($50 million) collection of Impressionist art ever donated to a university. They have it on display exactly as the Weltzenhoffers did at their home. There are four or...More

1  Thank KayM506
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum is worth a trip to Norman! The beautiful small Van Gogh portrait, alone is worth the visit. Wonderful display of a nice Impressionist collection. Also a strong American collection with some European and Western gems. I highly recommend a visit...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A wide range of styles are presented in easy to view galleries. So there is something for everyone and every taste. The Weitzenhoffer collection is displayed in rooms that are made to look like drawing rooms, salons etc. As impressive as the paintings is the...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Famous pieces by VERY famous artists. You won't believe that it's all here in Norman. These are pieces that I would expect to see in New York. I have been back several times. 3 floors of amazing art and it's free.

Thank dteacher3
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a beautiful gem on the OU campus. Admission is free,. We were told it is paid by the football program. The art collection is first class with an interesting variety. Our favorite was the impressionist paintings set in a gallery resembling a home...More

Thank Oklatraveler317
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Tasteful museum on the OU campus, free to the public. There are some pieces by artists you'll know (I remember a Remington and a Hopper), but for the most part it's devoted to artists from Oklahoma, with a good sampling of Native American artists. Also...More

Thank DrGoldin
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is part of the University of Oklahoma. It is rich with Indian art and has a great small collection of Impressionism. Entrance is by one's own donation. A museum not to be missed.

Thank mjb383
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is an excellent museum located at the University of Oklahoma. Great variety of art, from locals to Monet.

Thank Mesa56
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