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Redlin Art Center

1200 33rd Street S.E., Watertown, SD 57201-7257
+1 605-882-3877
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This was better than we thought it would be and it was free! Make sure you watch the video first... read more

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Kwaller29
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First, what a gift to the community that this is free! I visited with my mom and my two sons and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
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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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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 yesterday via mobile

This was better than we thought it would be and it was free! Make sure you watch the video first as that helped understand the artist and the reasons he painted what he did. It helped to look at his paintings and their detail. The...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

First, what a gift to the community that this is free! I visited with my mom and my two sons and two nephews (ages 7-10). I thought we’d be there 5 minutes. We lasted an hour! Upon entrance a friendly staff person gave the boys...More

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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and the excellent feedback about our gallery games! We are so glad the entire family enjoyed the visit and we hope you will return on your next trip to Watertown. Sincerely, ~Julie

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

WOW - this is all of everything he ever did under one roof in a fantastic and logically arranged display. After a while the paintings create an overwhelming feeling of awe, wonder, and appreciation that this talented man shared this with us. must see for...More

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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you Ruby and Rick! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

To think an artist could & would build a place like this and just turn the keys over to a city is astounding. That is what Terry Redlin & his family did. A wonderful legacy for him and his family. The atmosphere & music make...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I just loved viewing originals of Terry Redlin's Artwork! The Minnesota,South Dakota area is perfectly captured in his paintings. If you closely study his work, you will find more minute details. I was so inspired, I bought a print named "Best Friends" to hang in...More

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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Redlin Art Center and Watertown! Terry Redlin was born and raised here. He loved it, too! Thanks again! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

If you like the artwork of Thomas Kincaid, you will love the art of Terry Redlin. The museum art center is a beautiful tribute to his life. The building and grounds are magnificent, a very restful atmosphere. It sits just off the main highway and...More

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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much, Dar. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. The Redlin Art Center is Terry Redlin's gift to his hometown and we are always thrilled to share it!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We enjoyed touring the 3 floors of the Redlin Art Center at Watertown, SD. The people working there were well informed about all there was to see.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I've seen this gallery for many years when driving by on I-29 but this was the first time we had time to take it all in. It was a great museum. If you like Redlin's work, or are a fan of wildlife art, or rural...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

I've wanted to come here for so many years but finally made it this past weekend. They were honoring the Veterans offering a free framed print. This so warmed my heart simply because I love seeing them honored, in any way small or large. The...More

Thank artsmomColumbus
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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. The Redlin Art Center is a beautiful gift from Mr. Redlin and we all so honored to share it. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 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
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Julie R, General Manager at Redlin Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

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

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