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Arnot Art Museum, Elmira

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Arnot Art Museum, opened 1913, is a municipal art museum located at 235 Lake Street in Elmira, New York. Its permanent collection includes 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century European paintings; and 19th- and 20th-century American art. Its 21st-century collection focuses on contemporary representational art. The building is a contributing property in the Elmira Civic Historic District.

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  • I was in Elmira for the day and checked this museum out. I was pleasantly surprised! It is centered around Arnot’s former mansion, which includes his central art display room from the 1880s...  more »
  • This is both an au-courant museum with great curated shows *and* a historic building with the founder's art collection on view in its original dining room setting. Great community ties, and...  more »
  • Beautiful museum, great use of space with a well curated collection.
  • Worthwhile if you are in the area. Although somewhat small in size the museum does display many powerful paintings and sculptures. I believe that if you budgeted an hour here you could see everything with time to reflect on the more powerful pieces. Recommended.

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