Guidelines for Visiting the Paine During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Paine Art Center and Gardens

Guidelines for Visiting the Paine During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To help ensure the safety of our staff and visitors, please adhere to the following guidelines when you visit.

Effective 5/26/2020

Reservations

Reservations are required to visit the Paine Art Center and Gardens, including the mansion and gardens. Group sizes are limited to 9 people or less.

 

Face Masks and Coverings

We request that visitors wear face masks/coverings while inside the mansion. (Children ages 2 and under do not need to wear a face mask.) Please plan to bring your face covering with you. Face coverings will not be provided. Face coverings are optional outdoors in the gardens.

 

Arrival Time

Please arrive as close to your reservation time as possible to avoid congestion at the mansion entrance.

 

Hand Sanitizing

We ask all visitors to use hand sanitizer when entering the mansion and again before touching handrails and other surfaces.

 

Physical Distancing

We ask visitors to stay together with your group and maintain physical distance of at least 6 feet from staff and other visitors.

 

Drinking Water

Please be aware that drinking fountains at the Paine are out of service. If you need drinking water during your visit, please bring bottled water with you. (Beverages other than water are not allowed in the mansion.)  

 

Public Seating

Visitor seating inside the mansion will be routinely disinfected. Outside wooden benches and chairs will not be disinfected. A limited number of white plastic chairs will be available outside that will be routinely disinfected.

 

Length of Visit 

Please plan to spend an hour or less inside the mansion to ensure maximum capacity of the building is not exceeded. You are welcome to spend more than an hour in the gardens.

 

Illness or Exposure

If you or someone in your household are not feeling well, please wait to visit the Paine until you and everyone in your household are feeling better. If you have reason to believe you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, please plan to visit after a 14-day isolation period.

 

Public Health Recommendations

We encourage you to follow current public health recommendations as they may apply to you and your visit to the Paine.

 

Questions

If you have questions about your visit, please call the Paine during museum hours at (920) 235-6903 or email info@thepaine.org. We would be happy to assist you.

 

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Sunday – 10 AM to 7 PM in Sept., 10 AM to 4 PM in Oct.

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Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 235-6903

info@thepaine.org