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Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum, Plano, TX

Situated in Plano, TX, Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum features a one-of-a-kind collection of over 1,000 unique toilet seats crafted by the icon himself. Smith is a retired plumber who has worked on toilet seats for nearly 60 years. Over the years, Smith began transforming ordinary toilet seats into works of art. These extraordinary creations are what make up the entire museum collection. When visiting the museum, you can’t help but be captivated by all the colors and artistry of these toilet seats. Everything from sports teams to wildlife has been beautifully captured and incorporated into the works. While Smith is the main artist, there are several other artists from around the world who have been invited to showcase their creations. Information can be found here.

In addition to looking at all the creative works, you can take a tour of the museum and learn about Smith’s interesting history. His passion for toilet seat art started when he was just nine years old when his grandfather spoke to him about turning ordinary things into extraordinary works of art, such as clock faces or simple wood furniture. After hearing this, Smith set out to create works of art out of something a bit more mundane – toilet seats! On top of the various works of art, the museum also features two exclusive shows, including ‘Tales of Toilet Seats, which is an interactive exhibition. You’ll be able to hear firsthand from Smith himself how he created these works of art. What’s more, the museum also features a store where you can purchase unique items such as mugs, t-shirts, and even art created by Smith! So what is it that makes Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum such a great place to visit? Well, it’s the fact that the museum provides visitors with the opportunity to view and experience traditional and creative works of art in a unique way. The museum itself is filled with the fun and edgy personal touch of Barney Smith, and its genre-bending display of toilet seats offers something for everyone – from children to adults alike. See here for information about Immersive Gamebox – Grandscape, North Dallas, Plano, TX.