The Hofstra University Museum, the only American Alliance of Museums accredited university museum on Long Island, has a permanent collection that is one of the most valuable university collections in the New York metropolitan area. The Museum’s permanent collection contains more than 5,000 objects spanning 5,000 years of human history and representing 6 continents. The collection includes major works of art by American and European modern era artists in painting, sculpture, photography, prints and other works on paper, along with Asian, Oceanic, African and Pre-Columbian art.
Click on the link below to see pictures from the permanent collection. Scroll the to the right of the images to find out more information.
In this age of the digital image and accessibility, the HUM permanent collections are becoming gradually more accessible to the public through a website called eHive! Click here to visit the HUM's eHive site and view the first 25 authentic objects we are able to share digitally.
The Hofstra University Museum does not provide appraisals or authenticate works of art. A suggested source for appraisers is the Appraisers Association of America. Please visit their website: www.appraisersassoc.org for more information.