An art collecting and teaching institution, the museum is part of the University of Minnesota, Duluth and houses a permanent collection of over 9,000 works representing a range of cultures and periods of art history. The initial collection of 19th and early 20th century European and American painting has expanded to include contemporary Native American works, contemporary art, works on paper, and a ceramic collection.
Large-scale paintings inspired by interviews of people from around the world
19th- and 20th-century paintings showcase the quiet comforts of a bygone era
Works by 19 Minnesota-based Native artists