So you keep hearing about the new Banksy or the new Van Gogh exhibit in New York City, while those are awesome exhibits, do you really need to go all the way down there to see 'priceless works of art?' Or is there somewhere you can see them here in the Hudson Valley?

How about without having to pay admission, or paying for parking? There is at least one place here in the Hudson Valley that has one of Pablo Picasso's paintings. Yep, the paintings that sell for hundreds of thousands or even millions (depending on which piece of art) dollars? Yep, that guy,.

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Who is Pablo Picasso and what does he have to do with Poughkeepsie New York?

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Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash

Pablo Picasso, lived from 1881 to 1973, and according to a few different resources, he had about 2,000 paintings. That number is just painting, he also was pretty prolific in sculpture and ceramics.

How many Picasso paintings can be found in Poughkeepsie New York?

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Photo by Andrian Valeanu on Unsplash

Believe it or not, there are just about 50 works located in one museum in Poughkeepsie. Are there more in Poughkeepsie? Probably, not all of them are currently on display they are located at the one spot, but there could also be a few in private collections, not just this one museum.

Where are these 50 Picasso Paintings Located in Poughkeepsie New York?

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That 'spot' is the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. The museum is open 6 days a week, it is no cost admission. According to their website, the hours of admission are as follows:

Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm and Thursdays until 7pm.

Have you ever been to this museum? Would you recommend it to others? When was the last time you went to a museum and you didn't have to pay an admission fee?

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