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The CU Art Museum features five Galleries, including two Permanent Collection Galleries, two Changing Exhibition Galleries, and a Video Gallery.

The Permanent Collection Galleries feature displays of some of the museum’s major historical collections with didactic text researched in collaboration with faculty and graduate students of various specializations across the campus. The historical collections include:

• The Ancient Greek Pottery Collection
• The Roman Glass Collection
• The Wilton Jaffee Roman Coin Collection
• The Collection of African Sculpture
• The Southeast Asian Pottery Collection
• The Medieval Manuscript Collection
• The Renaissance and Baroque Print and Drawing Collection
• The Ancient Iranian Pottery Collection
• The Japanese Ukiyo-e Collection
• The Southwestern American and South American Santos and Bultos Collections

The second Permanent Collection Gallery features rotating exhibitions which draw from over 8,000 works in the collection and range in focus depending on the topic of the other exhibitions.

The new museum facility also includes two large Changing Exhibition Galleries which will feature major rotating exhibitions. One of the galleries, known as the Project Gallery, also hosts the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions and the end of each semester.

The Video Gallery, located within the Project Gallery, is designed as a labyrinth and light-tight space that allows works in video and new media to be professionally presented.

[+]Elizabeth Murray, American (1940-2007)
Snake Cup
32 x 25 inches

Gift of Polly and Mark Addison to the Polly and Mark Addison Collection, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
(c) Elizabeth Murray

[+]John Baeder, American (b. 1938)
Red Robin
serigraph, edition 117/250
22 x 30 inches

Gift of Joseph Schuster, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
(c) John Baeder