Founded in 1883, the museum has expanded its original neoclassical landmark building with two major additions to hold a collection of more than 89,000 objects spanning 20,000 years and representing diverse cultures across all continents.
Collections are grouped into seven curatorial areas: Arts of Africa & the Americas; Contemporary Art; Decorative Arts, Textiles & Sculpture; Asian Art; Paintings; Photography and New Media; and Prints and Drawings.
Appliances made for the home in the decades before and after World War II
A range of modern and contemporary works
Recent additions to the collection
Works depict recently murdered and missing Mexican journalists
Questions how technology has re-imagined the physical body