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 Chinese textiles from the Qing Dynasty, late nineteenth century, and early twentieth century
The role of the graphic arts in shaping the 17th-century worldview
Objects from the collection reveal the universality of ceramic vessels
Works represent different stages of the artist’s career
Four india ink drawings mine the possibilities of abstraction
Examines what it means to be a man in modern society through prints and drawings
Works by three graduating visual media and arts practice majors
A tribute to century-old handmade designs and patterns on textiles
Oral histories & portraits of 30 Richmond residents