The collections of the University of Richmond Museums include approximately 100,000 objects. Holdings include gemstones and shells, decorative arts and artifacts from many cultures, prints from the Renaissance to the present, and contemporary paintings and sculpture.
The Harnett Print Study Center houses the permanent collection of prints, drawings, and photographs. Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature holds collections of natural objects, cultural art and artifacts, and decorative and fine arts. Harnett Museum of Art utilizes its public galleries to feature approximately 12 rotating exhibitions each year.
Featuring 50+ turtle fossils dating from the Jurassic era to the present time
Artists challenge traditional approaches to drawing
Depicting women either enacting or struggling against “roles” defined by society
Works by a prolific poster artist, illustrator, printmaker, painter, and sculptor
Graduating senior visual media and arts practice majors present their art
Examining microscopic, physical images of vinyl records and their striking similarities to the topography of mountainous
Exhibiting moments captured with formats considered out of date or moving towards obsolescence
Highlighting the remarkable collaboration between master printer and artist
Featuring Chinese textiles from the Qing Dynasty, late nineteenth century, and early twentieth century
Series of works exploring simple imagery that holds deeper meaning