- Museums, Tours Type
- 1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
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This small museum is home to the world's largest public collection of watercolors by American artist Andrew Wyeth and also boasts an extensive assemblage of works by South Carolina artist Jasper Johns. Additionally, the museum's Southern Collection offers a visual depiction of the Southern experience, ranging from the colonial period to the present.
Reviewers loved the modern feel of this small museum, calling the building itself a work of art. Others said the works on display are definitely worth seeing, especially Wyeth's watercolor collection and the contemporary works of Johns. Many visitors also praised the free admission and the convenient downtown location.
The Greenville County Museum of Art is located on the Heritage Green cultural campus in the heart of downtown, just a few blocks from Main Street. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. A pay parking lot is located behind the museum (maximum fee of $4 per day), although parking is free on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays. Admission is free. Visit the website to schedule a group tour or for additional information on current exhibits.
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