The Picker Art Gallery is a collecting museum that engages local and global communities through innovative exhibitions, seeking meaningful experiences with art across cultures, time, and media.
The permanent collection includes nearly 11,000 objects, among them, approximately 8,000 works of art on paper, 1,400 photographs, 900 paintings, and 300 sculptures, ranging across many historical periods, cultures, and mediums.
Of note are holdings of mid-century modernism—especially Abstract Expressionism and its successors; dozens of iconic images of World War II by Yevgeny Khaldei, taken on assignment by the Soviet news agency TASS; and a collection of Modern Chinese Woodcuts which includes more than 200 prints made in China during the 1930s and 1940s.
Works explore how artists have engaged with the body as subject and as metaphor
Photographs of the energy and illustrious figures of a key moment in U.S. civil rights history