Designed by California architect E. Stewart Williams, the modern Museum building is the focal point of the 150,000 square feet complex and two sculpture gardens.
Collections focus on international Modern and Contemporary painting and sculpture, historically significant west coast artists, and contemporary Native American artists, as well as contemporary and studio art glass (Chihuly and others), historic and contemporary photography (Ansel Adams), and architecture and design.
Included are works by Chagall, Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Calder, Moore, and Rauschenberg; classic Western American Art by Moran, Russell, Remington and Ufer; and photography with special attention to natural, built, social, and leisure environments.
More than 150 baskets, both centuries-old utilitarian forms and intricate designs by master weavers of the early- 20th century.
Explores the complex relationships between landscape and the body in the art of the American West
Hollywood's George Montgomery’s own hand-crafted furniture and sculptures, and his collection of traditional Western paintings
Sculptural work as part of the international art biennial "Desert X"
Immersive exhibition featuring discarded industrial and natural objects transformed into aesthetic forms
38 images capture amusing gender play during a more innocent time
Portrays a multitude of working styles, concepts, history, and culture
250+ works from over four decades explore a vital aspect of Warhol's artmaking process
Observe the conservator at work bringing back a 1913 masterpiece of the American Southwest
Works by 20 American photographers examine distinct visions and unique journeys
13 images by photographers connected with the Photo Secession at the start of the 20th century
80 nude studies and portraits depict renowned athletes in peak physical condition
Encounter between two people who never met but whose work shares a deep affinity