Associated with Nova Southeastern University, the museum's permanent holdings include more than 6,000 works, including a celebrated collection of American painter William J. Glackens (1870-1938) and his circle, including John Sloan, George Bellows, Maurice Prendergast, and Glackens’ wife Edith Dimock.
Also a leading collection of the post-war, avant-garde European Cobra artists, as well as works by leading Latin and Latin-American modern and contemporary artists, such as Diego Rivera (1886-1957), Candido Portinari (1903-1962) and Francisco Toledo (b. 1940).
Key mid-20th century New York School artists are represented by the work of Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Frank Stella, among others. The Museum also holds a significant collection of ceramic works by Pablo Picasso, as well as African, Native American and Oceanic Tribal Arts.
Murals and site-specific art works were commissioned from Arturo Herrera, Roberto Behar, and Rosario Marquardt and Jen Stark.