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Hofstra University Museum
  • Changing Perceptions: World War I and the Visual Arts | September 4-December 14, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration  - August 14 , 2018 -  March 10, 2019, - David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

About Us

OUR MISSION

Integral to the academic mission of Hofstra University, the Hofstra University Museum of Art advances knowledge and understanding through experiences with authentic works of art from the world’s diverse cultures. The Museum’s mission is achieved through collection acquisition and preservation, exhibitions and interpretive resources.


OUR VISION

The Hofstra University Museum of Art initiates and facilitates rich and varied cultural and artistic explorations in an atmosphere that promotes the open exchange of ideas.


The Hofstra University Museum of Art:

  • Was founded in 1963
  • Is an American Alliance of Museums (AAM) nationally accredited museum
  • Has a permanent collection of approximately 5,000 works of art in varied media dating from the ancient to the contemporary, and includes American artists of the 18th through 21st centuries
  • Is open year-round to the public with free admission
  • Offers educational and public programs (i.e., lectures, performances, workshops, tours)

Accreditations

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums

The Hofstra University Museum of Art has been awarded the highest honor a museum can receive, continued accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Approximately 3-4% of museums nationwide have earned this distinguished recognition. Accreditation certifies that the Hofstra University Museum of Art operates according to professional standards, manages its collections responsibly and provides quality service to the public.


  • Changing Perceptions: World War I and the Visual Arts | September 4-December 14, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration  - August 14 , 2018 -  March 10, 2019, - David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus