University of Mississippi Museum

University Avenue and 5th St., Oxford, MS 38655


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The Museum holds a collection of Greek and Roman antiquities that includes sculpture, decorated pottery, architectural fragments, small artifacts in terracotta and bronze, and coins, covering the period from 1500 B.C. to 300 A.D.

In the Gallery of American Art are works by Georgia O’Keefe, Kurt Vonnegut, Man Ray, Russell Chatham, Morris Graves, Marsden Hartley, Mark Tobey, John Marin, and Arthur G. Dove, among others. 

More than 200 paintings by Mississippian Theora Hamblett are the core of the Museum’s folk art collection; and historic costumes, Civil War relics, dolls, fans, and decorative arts round out the Museum's holdings.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • Where the Roots Rise

    Jul 24 2018 - Dec 1 2018

    Tea-stained cyanotypes printed on delicate Japanese paper show how small the gap is between ourselves and nature

  • A Long Road Back

    Aug 21 2018 - Dec 8 2018

    Metal sculptures pay tribute to Modernism