Welcome to the Museum’s vast collection, your gateway to a world of artistic wonder. Our collection is a mirror to human history and creativity, stretching across epochs and continents. Here, you will encounter masterpieces, rare artifacts, and ground-breaking contemporary works that reflect the diversity of human experience.
The roots of artistic expression lie in our ancient past. Our collection offers a rich tapestry of works from civilizations such as Egypt, Rome, Greece, and the Ancient Near East. Each artifact tells a story of its own, revealing insights into our shared human history.
From the grandeur of the Renaissance to the revolutionary spirit of the Impressionists, the European Art collection captures the evolution of artistic styles and philosophies over centuries. Wander through the works of masters like Michelangelo, Van Gogh, and Monet, experiencing their timeless impact.
Modern and Contemporary Art
Delve into the bold and thought-provoking world of Modern and Contemporary Art. Here you will find ground-breaking works that pushed the boundaries of artistic expression, from abstract expressionism to pop art, minimalism to conceptual art. This collection includes pieces from Picasso, Warhol, Hockney, and other pioneers of the art world.
Art of Asia, Africa, and the Americas
Explore the diverse and vibrant artistic traditions of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Our collection showcases a myriad of works, from Chinese scroll painting and Indian miniatures, to African sculpture and Native American pottery. Each piece invites you to experience the rich cultural heritage and unique artistic perspectives of these regions.
The Museum’s photography collection spans two centuries of photographic history, capturing a vast array of subjects, techniques, and artistic visions. From the pioneering daguerreotypes of the 19th century to contemporary digital art, our collection celebrates the camera’s unique power to capture and communicate human experience.
Step into the immersive world of Video Art at the Museum. This collection presents innovative works from pioneering video artists who have used the medium to push the boundaries of artistic expression. Explore a variety of themes and techniques, from digital manipulation and performance art to narrative cinema and beyond.
Prints and Drawings
Our Prints and Drawings collection encompasses an array of mediums, from woodcuts and lithographs to charcoal drawings and watercolors. These works offer an intimate look at artists’ creative processes and ideas. Featuring works by artists from Dürer and Rembrandt to Hopper and Hockney, the collection covers a vast geographical and chronological range.
The Museum’s Textile Art collection showcases the beauty and skill of the world’s traditional and contemporary fiber arts. Here, you can explore a rich tapestry of works, including delicate silks from Asia, vibrant quilts from America, and intricate tapestries from Europe. This collection highlights the diversity and universality of textile art across cultures and time.
Art of the Islamic World
The Museum’s collection of Islamic Art celebrates the rich and diverse artistic traditions of the Islamic world. From delicate Persian miniatures to intricate tilework from the Ottoman Empire, each piece offers a glimpse into the cultures that have contributed to this vibrant artistic heritage.