The CMA holds a varied collection of art European and American fine art, and decorative arts.
Notable in the collection are 77 pieces of Renaissance and Baroque fine and decorative art which include The Nativity, a rare fresco by Sandro Botticelli, as well as works by Canaletto, Guardi, and Bellotto,Ribera, Boucher, and Tintoretto; Monet's View of the Seine; and holdings of decorative arts that includes silver, stained glass and an array of Chinese export porcelain.
The American art collection includes Remington's Bronco Buster sculpture; Charles Willson Peale's Portrait of George Washington; furniture by Duncan Phyfe; and Edward Hopper's Night Shadows. A growing collection of contemporary art features, among many others, Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, and Sally Mann.
Deconstructing issues of race and gender with digitally and hand manipulated images
60 silver gelatin prints on loan from the Imogen Cunningham Trust include some of her most iconic works
An early 20th-century American impressionist's artistic journey in a rapidly changing world
Drawings that embrace the beauty in imperfection and the humor in insecurities
In-depth look at the monumental work that brought new scale and experimentation to abstract expressionism
K-12 students capture their local landscapes in photographs
Installation illustrating racial and socioeconomic factors within Columbia