The Henry opened to the public on February 10, 1927, and continues to collect and exhibit established and emerging contemporary artists.
The museum houses more than 25,000 objects, including new media, sculpture, video, photographs, paintings, and works on paper, as well as costumes, textiles, and ceramics.
Explores the tension between reverence for the virtuosic male body and distrust of its idealized stature
Considers various relationships within the context of ongoing ecological change
Explores discarded and displaced materials, peoples, and landscapes
Questions the singularity of truth proposed in accepted histories