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Morris Museum of Art

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an unexpected gem

We wandered into the museum out of curiosity and were pleasantly surprised at both the elegance of... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2016
Linda M
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Atlanta, Georgia
Art Worthy

I visited on a weekday afternoon, and the Morris Gallery was basically a private showing. Very... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2015
EarthRider
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Wisconsin
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Located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, the Morris is the oldest museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. Its permanent collection includes nearly 5,000 works of art, dating from the late-eighteenth century...more
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1 10th St, Augusta, GA 30901-0100
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Reviewed January 18, 2016

We wandered into the museum out of curiosity and were pleasantly surprised at both the elegance of the place as well as the inventory of the art on display for a small art museum.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed December 10, 2015

I visited on a weekday afternoon, and the Morris Gallery was basically a private showing. Very graciously arranged galleries and set up. Fine gift shop, with many of their paintings available on post and note cards at reasonable prices. The collection is primarily dedicated to...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

What a pleasant surprise to find this gem in Augusta! The collection is built around artists from the South and it opens ones eyes to some pretty good paintings.

Thank Flinney
Reviewed October 9, 2015

The Morris is a wonderful way to discover distinctly Southern art. It is located downtown, on the Riverwalk. Parking is free. Sunday's are free. I enjoyed the way things are set up. You start by experiencing art and artifacts of the 18th century South, then...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Located on Tenth St, nestled right along the Augusta River Walk. It is small, but worth going to see the art. A small fee to enter, good for families and anyone who appreciates art. The museum holds various events during the year, so check the...More

Thank DANA W
Reviewed July 26, 2015

For Augusta, a nice start. No, it isn't the High Museum, and never will be. But some interesting, worth seeing exhibits do pass through, and some permanent loan items are certainly a step of for a mid size Southern city.

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Reviewed July 15, 2015

The art museum is small but interesting. On Sunday afternoon at 2 pm there are free events which include concerts, lecture, and different interesting activities for families, couples, individuals. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Located on the 2nd floor of a downtown office building, alongside Riverwalk, the Morris Museum of Art is dedicated to the art and artists of the South. The Contemporary Glass Exhibit is very interesting and will remain on display until the beginning of September. Discounts...More

2  Thank Joanne K
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a wonderful small art museum. A true gem in downtown Augusta. Good civil war art. They offer guided and unguided tours with trained docents.

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Reviewed May 14, 2015

It's worth the visit just to see this beautiful building with detailed architecture inside. The art is mainly from southern artists and so nicely displayed. It's easy to meander from room to room and then return to view favorites. The docent was so informative. If...More

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Geraldine D
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Response from Juan L | Reviewed this property |
Regina is correct. I went to the Museum on a Sunday, and so it was free. I don't know what the regular rate is.
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