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Redlin Art Center

1200 33rd Street S.E., Watertown, SD 57201-7257
+1 605-882-3877
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Beautifully built art museum!

I just loved viewing originals of Terry Redlin's Artwork! The Minnesota,South Dakota area is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dakotajude73
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Marseilles, Illinois
Beautiful art center.

If you like the artwork of Thomas Kincaid, you will love the art of Terry Redlin. The museum art... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
dar r
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Upland, California
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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: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1200 33rd Street S.E., Watertown, SD 57201-7257
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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!

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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