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Address: 120 S Broad St, Mankato, MN 56001-3611
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+1 507-625-2730
13:00 - 19:00
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Thu 13:00 - 19:00
Fri 13:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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As a premier gallery space in Mankato, the exhibition space is wonderful in a historical building. Not to be missed is the gift shop with local flare with fantastic price points... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mankato, Minnesota
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Mankato, Minnesota
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416 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a premier gallery space in Mankato, the exhibition space is wonderful in a historical building. Not to be missed is the gift shop with local flare with fantastic price points for most budgets. You will glad you visited.

Thank savedade
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I really enjoy the Carnegie, but I can't give it a higher rating simply because it is very small. They utilize the space well and host a wide variety of exhibits and classes. I love going to their juried art show every year as it really has the range of different types of art all at once, but I've also... More 

Thank Emlue
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good for a break...an old library turned into a art gallery. It is free to enter and walk around to view the gallery. There is also a small gift shop from local artists. Alot of big items there to purchase and few smaller items. Great to shop local and support local artists.

Thank Leslie S
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nice local art shows, great little shop for one of a kind art, jewelry, prints etc. Local flair. Just a cool place to go

Thank Carl M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This gallery is free! Donations accepted, but not pushed. It is located in the old Carnegie Library building in Mankato's downtown historic district. Parking is free. This gallery features the works of 4-6 or more local artists at one time. The works are usually for purchase also. The gallery changes out the exhibits about every month. The historic building is... More 

Thank Judy213
Mankato, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The former Carnegie Library building has become the ideal place to view the high quality work of local artists. The talent and diversity on display are remarkable. The gift shop is filled with beautiful art objects at very affordable prices.The art openings are social events you won't want to miss.

Thank Don S
Mankato, Minnesota
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is my go to place for AMAZING Christmas gifts. I've lived here 5 years and just started doing this more regularly. Quality crafters exhibit their wares here, blown glass pieces, fabric art, truly beauitful things.

1 Thank Meridee
Marshall, Minnesota
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99 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Changing an historic Carnegie library into an art center is a terrific idea. The Mankato site seems to be in the early stages of the transition, but it already looks like a winner. We shall return.

Thank SenCrow
Ely, Minnesota
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This small art museum had so many cool and interesting pieces. It was quiet and very beautiful to see how creative and different people can be.

Thank angiebaby007
Mankato, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I wandered through the neighborhood I'd just moved to in downtown Mankato, and there it was on a warm fall afternoon. A building full of beautiful works that show off the regional artists' skills and talents. Some of the artists I knew from town but hadn't known how skilled they were!

Thank Quita D

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