Museum of Art and Archaeology

University of Missouri


The Museum of Art and Archaeology contains objects from a wide range of cultures. The collection of Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern art works and artifacts is especially strong, and there are significant holdings from ancient Egypt and Byzantium. In addition, the Museum has important collections in European and American art from the fifteenth century to the present, including a Samuel H. Kress Study Collection of European paintings. Asian, African, Ancient Americas, and Oceanic cultures are also well represented.

The following sections highlight a fraction of the Museum’s holdings and we hope they give you a taste for what you will see in person.

Victor Brauner (Romanian, 1903–1966) Self-Portrait 1923 Oil on paper (84.8) Gift of Saul and Gladys Weinberg
Director's Favorites from the Vault
Cast Gallery
Asian Collection
African Collection
Oceanic Collection
Ancient Americas Collection
Contemporary Collection
European/American Collection
Byzantine/Medieval Collection
Ancient Coins Collection
Recent Acquisitions
Antiquities Collection

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"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