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Redlin Art Center

1200 33rd Street S.E., Watertown, SD 57201-7257
+1 605-882-3877
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Great place to visit!!

My family and I came here not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised by our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristi C
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West Fargo, North Dakota
via mobile
Fantastic tribute

We walked around in hushed silence in awe of Terry Redlin 's amazing work. Fun to see our prints... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Lynn S
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Michigan
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The Redlin Art Center is a gift from artist Terry Redlin to his hometown of Watertown, South Dakota. Filled with over 160 of Redlin's original oil paintings, the Art Center is self guided and admission is free of charge. Guests are also invited to shop 3 gift shops, enjoy complimentary video presentations about the artist and stroll the 30-acre conservation park.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1200 33rd Street S.E., Watertown, SD 57201-7257
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+1 605-882-3877

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised by our experience!! My 2 daughters were given a sheet of paper with bingo on it, to find objects in the paintings. This made the whole experience fun for them!...More

Thank Kristi C
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Kristi!! So glad you and your family enjoyed your visit!! We will look forward to seeing you again in the near future!!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

We walked around in hushed silence in awe of Terry Redlin 's amazing work. Fun to see our prints from home on display! Interesting movie clip of his history shown in basement. Incredible guidance given by greeter behind the desk. All personnel very knowledgeable. Shopkeeper...More

Thank Lynn S
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you will visit again!

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Plan to spend 2-3 hours. Nice video presentation in lower level with interviews of Terry. Plus an interesting display of local ice cream, Langenfeld's, containers and ice cream scoops, etc. The paintings and prints by Terry are fantastic. You forget how many he painted over...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I just love the way you are drawn into the paintings. They are so lifelike. It is as if you could just walk into the cabin or house and say Hi to Mom. Really enjoyed the movie as well.

Thank RealWholeFoodsMom
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Terry referred to his style as "romantic realism" which is exactly what you have described! Thanks so much! We'll look forward to your next visit. ~Julie

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We spent several hours exploring the life and history of an American artistic master painter and story teller. The introductory video provided a close and personal look at the man Terry Redlin, and an exploration of the motivation, artistic skills, talent, and spirit of his...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Today was my 2nd visit and it was just as good as the first time. The paintings have so much detail that I know I noticed new things today. Walked the trail in front of the building. Gorgeous area out there. Workers were very kind....More

Thank bob2488
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks so much, Bob! We are delighted you enjoyed your second visit as much as your first! We'll look forward to your return!! ~Julie

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to see all the work Mr. Redlin did over the years from some early childhood sketches to final paintings. There are three stories to explore and there is no admission but some tempting paintings and gifts. Must see if in...More

Thank loribledsoe
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and your recommendation! ~Julie

Reviewed 19 July 2017

The art center has 3 stories and it is IMPRESSIVE! The art is beautiful and spectacular, and the staff is extremely attentive and very nice! I was mesmerized by the paintings. The prices were reasonable in the gift shop and they had a large assortment...More

Thank Liza R
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you so much, Liza!! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to your return! Thank you for mentioning the gift shops - the proceeds generated from gift shop sales go directly back into the operation of the...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

This art center is Beautiful place to see. There are so many beautiful paintings to see. There is a short video on Mr. Redlin's life which was interesting. A must see if you visit Watertown SD.

Thank cmelko01
Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you will visit again!

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We unexpectedly stopped here on the way from Fargo to The Badlands. We didn't have a lot of time, but enjoyed a break from driving looking at the beautiful art. The were very friendly and welcoming.

Thank tlscorpio
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