WCMA houses over 14,000 works that span the history of art across time periods and culture, from ancient Egyptian, Assyrian, and Greco-Roman objects, and African sculpture to contemporary art.
The strengths of the collection are in international modern and contemporary art, photography, prints, and Indian painting. The museum is especially known for its stellar collection of American art from the late 18th century to the present. With the largest collection in the world of works by brothers Charles and Maurice Prendergast.
Pre-Columbian works explore the spiritual and the sacred, plumbing the line between humans, gods, and animals
Debut of WCMA’s recent acquisition of a signature large-scale drape work through 3 interpretative installations
Explore the representation of animals in art and artifacts across time and across the globe
Selection of works borrowed by and reflected upon by students
Bejeweled costumes, photographs, original artworks, and more exemplify a visionary couples' early career