Fairfield University Art Museum, Fairfield

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The Fairfield University Art Museum, formerly the Bellarmine Museum of Art, is an art museum located on the renovated lower level of Bellarmine Hall on the campus of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. The museum features Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Celtic and Asian art and artifacts in three distinct galleries totaling 2,700 square feet (250 m2) of space. The museum hosts 2-3 special exhibitions each year in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries. The museum also includes the Walsh Gallery, in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Performing Arts, with 1800 square feet of exhibition space. The Walsh Gallery hosts 2-3 special exhibitions annually. CollegeRank.net ranks it the 37th Most Amazing College Museum in the United States noting that "with an incredibly rich and broad collection of paintings, sculpture, and plaster casts, the Bellarmine Museum of Art is a must-see for art enthusiasts."
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  • Located in a beautiful classic building on this lovely college campus, the art museum is small but we enjoyed our first visit there to see an exhibit of Japanese lacquer boxes. We were glad we used...  more »
  • Set in beautiful Bellarmine Hall, the art museum has interesting exhibits on a regular basis. Its a small venue but enough to satisfy any visitor... and does not take much time to tour.  more »
  • Supposed to be great place but they don't work during the August.
  • This is a pleasant museum and one locals should know more about. It helps to be interested in art because it's not flashy.

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