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Center for the Visual Arts

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Address: 400 E. Hickory, Denton, TX 76201
Phone Number: +1 940-382-2787
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The Center for the Visual Arts contains the Meadows and Gough Galleries,...

The Center for the Visual Arts contains the Meadows and Gough Galleries, Festival Hall, Dance Rehearsal Hall, and two art studios. Programs and exhibits range from the nationally recognized "Materials: Hard & Soft," to community theatre shows and musicals, musical performances, visual art shows, and multiple educational and community programs.

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Small but interesting

This is a small museum and I've never seen it crowded. The exhibit changes several times a year and some are more interesting than others, but all I've seen are nicely done. For... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2015
Jane B
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Denton, Texas
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Aledo, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

My husband & I were passing through anyway and decided on the spur of the moment to check this place out. We'd read a couple of reviews on Trip Advisor and it sounded like it may be interesting. We stopped in at about 9:15 on a Tuesday morning and were the only ones there. Basically, on this day least, it... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a small museum and I've never seen it crowded. The exhibit changes several times a year and some are more interesting than others, but all I've seen are nicely done. For a free entrance it's certainly worth stopping by.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Good little gallery for kids to learn museum etiquette. 75+ exhibits, several medium types, and good for a 30 minute stop!

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

The Center for the Visual Arts changes exhibits frequently, but all exhibits are always excellent. Right now (April-May 2015) the main gallery has its annual "Merging Visions" show, which pairs poetry and visual arts. A very interesting type of show, and one which encourages contemplation.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

Visited UNT for the National Art Education Association Spring 2015 Exhibit. Exhibit. Was very impressed at the students creativity and use of some many different mediums.

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