American art from 1670 to the end of the 20th century, with special strengths in colonial painting and American Impressionism.
Of note is a small selection of Greek and Roman art, from large-scale Greek marble reliefs and black- and red-figure vases, to an unusual Cypriot sculpture (Head of Aphrodite), a variety of ancient glass, hundreds of Greek and Roman coins, and rare Roman imperial portrait (Caligula). Fine Roman floor mosaics excavated in Antioch.
Works by Hogarth, Monet, Gauguin and Redon are among more than 478 European paintings. The collection includes Italian, 18th-century British, and French paintings from the 18th- through early 20th-century. Also, European prints and drawings from the Renaissance to Contemporary and a collection of photographs from the early 1840s to the present.
Additional collections of Arms and Armor, and Chinese, Indian, Islamic, Japanese, and Precolumbian art.
On view for the first time in 40 years, 2 memorial windows plus La Farge's cloisonné glasswork
Photographs of everyday people from varying socio-economic backgrounds
Visitors contemplate key questions about the natural, the man-made, and the meaning of ownership
Landmark manuscripts and other rarely seen treasures of the Museum's Islamic art collection
9 versions from a series of paintings reveal Monet's emphasis on color, light, and density
40+ paintings by 25 artists created between 1818 and 1886
Places the "Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces" in dialogue with the dawn of modern Japan