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Peninsula Museum of Art

1777 California Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010-3201
+1 650-692-2101
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Treasure house of California Artists - many of them with their studios right there!

This museum is not very talked about but it has a treasure of California artists on display. Also... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
nomadcouple
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USA
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The ever growing Museum of Art on the Peninsula!

The Peninsula Museum of Art after 4+ years living in Burlingame has grown and expanded its reach... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
njwoodster
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San Mateo, California
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The Peninsula Museum of Art enhances the community and enriches lives through art and education, featuring outstanding artists of the Greater Bay Area with exhibitions, art classes for children and adults, special events, and working artist studios.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local artists” (3 reviews)
“galleries” (2 reviews)
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1777 California Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010-3201
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is not very talked about but it has a treasure of California artists on display. Also, thirty artists rent studios there and invite you to walk in and see and talk about their process. A must do if you're an artist and still...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Peninsula Museum of Art after 4+ years living in Burlingame has grown and expanded its reach into the community in a number of ways. It's now featuring a POP UP at the Museum this Thursday, Aug. 10, from 6 pm to 10 pm with...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The current exhibition featured the photography of Dorthea Lange, plus a really cool collection of cameras dating back to the 1800's. The museum also houses the galleries and workshops of a many local artists of varying styles and media, from hats to sculpture to whatsthat?...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The museum, including its gift shop, always has interesting art by local artists. The adjacent artists' studios are worth, particularly when the Peninsula Open Studios events take place or when an exhibit in the museum is opening. At that time most, if not all, of...More

1  Thank 384SHD
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Everything in here is awsome, great for groups too. I try to go back as often as I can with my busy schedule but if i could go once a week it would be worth it

1  Thank AntonioCerritos
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had some time to spare in Burlingame and discovered this local museum. The exhibits were interesting, and what makes this special is that local artists have studios here and are available to chat and talk about their work. We made new friends and discovered...More

1  Thank LeenaBeenaKansasCity
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

Top notch with loads of local artisans and artists. We take everyone that visits! Do not miss this local gem.

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very eclectic exhibits, but all well displayed in a small compass. Free museum, good volunteer staff, small shop. Best of all is the attached set of artists' studios, where the artists will happily chat with visitors. A nice addition to the Peninsula art scene.

Thank Bart C
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

If you haven't found it yet, check out the PMA in Burlingame by the Police Dept. It's free and features California artists and also has 30 individual artists in studios on site so you can get up close and personal with someone while they're creating...More

1  Thank njwoodster
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

We arrived at the museum on Monday to find it was closed, but one of the artists let us in and gave us the grand tour! We had the place to ourselves, visited each of the artists at work, and had an incredible time! I...More

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