A Portrait of the Museum in 30 Objects

“A Portrait of the Museum” consists of 30 images that represent the depth and breadth of the collections at the Museum of Art and Archaeology. Each entry has a high quality image of a museum artwork available for download and is accompanied by guiding questions to consider before reading about the object, as well as information about the work, its culture and/or artist, further questions connecting the object to modern objects or other works of art, and additional resources where you can learn more.

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Museum Galleries are CLOSED.
The Museum is preparing to move to a new location at the lower east level of Ellis Library in the center of the MU campus.
Reopening date is as yet unknown. It is hope that the galleries will be open by Spring/Summer 2022.

"I still remember the feeling of awe and disbelief when I was alone and walked in the room with those casts." --Ruth Tofle, chair of architecture, winner of the 2013 distinguished faculty award from the MU Alumni Association