Originally opened in 1924, the museum houses a collection of approximately 4,000 objects from around the world including paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, photographs and decorative art with a strong focus on works of artists from Kansas and the Mountain Plains region of the United States. In addition to exhibiting works from the collection the Museum also presents changing exhibitions featuring artists from around the world.
Should you go to Topeka, A Glance at NOTO: (North Topeka Arts District) may be of interest. It offers sketches and photography depicting the North Topeka Arts District and its continuing development and growth as an artistic center in Topeka, Kansas.
7 works depict anthropomorphic figures, bulls, and birds
Artworks from the permanent collection
Paintings and ceramic works discover and rediscover old themes
Explores time, human endurance, and human behavior
Works from the permanent collection