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.
University of Richmond Museums comprises three separate entitie which hold diverse collections and exhibitions of art, artifacts, and natural history specimens.
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.
Objects from the collection reveal the universality of ceramic vessels