Collections Access and Research

KMA collections

Kennedy Museum of Art’s collections include more than 6,500 objects drawn from a broad range of cultures. The Museum possesses a unique and culturally significant collection of Southwest Native American arts. This extensive collection includes more than 700 weavings, primarily Navajo, and more than 1200 jewelry items and silverwork. Additionally, collections include a renowned post-1945 print collection, 20th century American Art, works on paper, and a notable collection of African art. Consisting of more than 300 objects, the Museum's African art collection includes textiles, sculpture, jewelry, clothing, and ceremonial items, from Nigeria, Liberia, Mali, Cameroon, and Zaire.

Faculty, University classes, students and scholars interested in accessing the Museum’s collections should contact Kennedy Museum of Art staff at least three weeks in advance prior to their visit.

To schedule a visit please fill out the Collections Access Request Form or contact Lisa Quinnl, Registrar, or by phone at 740.593.9832.