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Website:
Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art
Location:
555 Elm Avenue
Phone:
405-325-3272
Description:





The University of Oklahoma's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is one of the nation's finest university art museums. Featuring a new wing designed by architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the museum's extraordinary collection includes major works by some of the most beloved artists of all time, such as Van Gogh, Degas, Renoir, Monet, Gauguin, Hopper, O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Allan Houser, Nicolai Fechin, Leon Gaspard and others.

The museum houses the Eugene B. Adkins Collection, one of the most important private collections in the nation of works by the Taos artists as well as Native American works of art. The collection 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, John Marin, William R. Leigh and Joseph H. Sharp.

Current exhibits include:

Picasso

- Pablo Picasso?s Woman in the Studio (1956)... through June 30th the work will be on loan from the St. Louis Art Museum. Several works by Picasso from the FJJMA permanent collection also will be on view as a compliment to this featured exhibition.

Tsihnahjinnie

- James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection... The multi-million dollar collection of more than 4,000 works represents indigenous cultures across North America, especially the Pueblos of the Southwest, the Navajo, the Hopi, many of the tribes of the Northern and Southern Plains and the Southeastern tribes. On display through December 30 in three additional locations on campus. See the events calendar on VisitNorman.com for more.

Admission is now FREE year-round thanks to a generous donation from the University of Oklahoma athletic department! Group tours and event rentals are available. The museum store is home to many fun and collectible items as well. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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