Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Today, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is one of the finest university art museums in the United States. Strengths of the 12,300-object permanent collection (including the approx. 3,300-object Adkins Collection) are French Impressionism, twentieth-century American painting and sculpture, traditional and contemporary Native American art, art of the Southwest, ceramics, photography, contemporary art, Asian art and graphics from the sixteenth century to the present. Temporary exhibitions are mounted throughout the year which explore the art of various periods and cultures. The Adkins Collection, which is valued at approximately $50 million features approximately 3,300 objects, including more that 400 paintings by such distinguished American artists as Maynard Dixon, Worthington Whittridge, Andrew Dasburg, Alfred Jacob Miller, Victor Higgins, Charles M. Russell, Nicolai Fechin, John Marin, William R. Leigh, Leon Gaspard and Joseph H. Sharp. The collection also includes impressive examples of Native American paintings, pottery and jewelry by such famed Native American artists as Jerome Tiger, Maria Martinez and Charles Loloma.