The Fairfield University Art Museum holds a varied collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative art objects, including ten paintings by lesser masters from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods - works gifted by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The Musuem also maintains a large collection of historic plaster casts, after works of art from the Classical world through the Renaissance, with an emphasis on ancient Greece and the Parthenon; Eight of these were donated by the Acropolis Museum in Athens, and others are on long-term loan by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In addition, the Asian Art Collection features works from China, Thailand, India, and Persia, and the museum showcases a range of non-Western art objects (including pre-Columbian vessels, 19th-century South East Asian sculptures, and African masks), and holds twenty-four objects from the Celtic, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Medieval periods on loan from the Metropolitan Museum's Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters.
Museum is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a partnership of 18 museums and historic sites. The Art Pass, which is good for a year, includes one-day
admission to each museum.
75 linocut prints spanning the artist's career
More than 50 works of art, including treasures from the church of the Gesù in Rome
Decommissioned firearms used to express a thought, make a statement, stimulate thinking