At any one time, there are about 250 works of art from the Ackland’s distinguished permanent collection on view. The displays cover many eras and cultures, including most of the Museum’s collection areas: the Ancient Mediterranean, Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Occasional galleries present small selections of prints, drawings, photographs, and other light-sensitive works. You can search our online collection database and filter by works on view. Try saving your own collection of objects using the new “favorites” function!
Works from the Ackland’s permanent collection are on view in the following galleries:
Gallery 2: Sculpture from Asia and Islamic Art
Gallery 4: Color Across Asia
Gallery 12: Art since 1950
Galleries 13 and 15: Art from the Ancient Mediterranean and Europe before 1850
Galleries 14 and 17: Art from Europe and America, 1850–1950
Gallery 16: Classical Art of Africa
Image credit: Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640, Germanicus and Agrippina, c. 1615, oil transferred to masonite panel, 27 11/16 x 22 5/8 in. (70.3 x 57.5 cm) frame: 37 3/4 × 32 1/2 × 4 in. (95.9 × 82.6 × 10.2 cm). 59.8.3.