Don't be put off by the exterior. The building looks like a bunch or metal welded together from a wrecked spaceship, and every time we travel and people learn we are from Roanoke they ask us about this building. There is quite a division here amongst locals, those who like its "artistic" appearance, and those who think it was a... 更多
We heard good things about this museum but where pleasently surprised at the awesome contemporary installations. This is not a lrge museum but a great one to spend 2 hours in if you enjoy art.
My husband and I participated in a free, 11o'clock tour of the museum. It was wonderful. The docent was friendly, knowledgable and delightful. She gave of tons of information about the museum without the tour feeling ostentatious or stuffy. We had a blast!
This is really a great museum. A beautifull collection with diversity. The room dedicated to George Washington is special. They even provide magnifying glasses to take a closer look on details. But top of the bill are the two in situ installations. One made of 70.000 coffee stirring devices and another made with a sewing machine on water soluble paper... 更多
We visited the museum for the first time in a few years in order to see the Norman Rockwell exhibit before it was packed up. The collection was amazing and so well produced. As an American, I was very familiar with Rockwell's work, but the exhibit brought it together with depth and breadth. The standing and changeable exhibits in the... 更多
What a beautiful art museum the Taubman is. I liked the graciousness of the staff and the guards. I liked the way the rooms were laid out. I liked the written explanations for each piece. I especially liked the George Washington room, the new acquisitions area, and the changing exhibition with Jonathan Brilliant's installation made of coffee stirrers and sleeves... 更多
Went for the Norman Rockwell as many others had. Nice Rockwell exhibit, I was able to see a more extensive one in Washington D.C. This one had several works that people would recognize. Also, this had a nice audio tour that was free with the ticket that you could listen to on your cell phone. There were two versions -... 更多