Hofstra University Museum

Artstor and the Hofstra University Museum are sharing approximately 200 images from the Museum's permanent collection available in the Digital Library.

Integral to the academic mission of Hofstra University, the Hofstra University Museum 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.

The Hofstra University Museum's permanent collection is composed of more than 5,000 objects spanning 35 centuries of human history, with works of art and cultural artifact representing six continents. The collections include 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.

Hofstra University Museum maintains one of the largest private collections of public art in the New York metropolitan region, showcasing more than 70 works of sculpture including those by major 20th century artists such as Seymour Lipton, Paul Manship, Henry Moore, and Tony Rosenthal.

The Hofstra University Museum is open year-round to the public with free admission and offers educational and public programs such as lectures, performances, workshops, and tours.