University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology won the distinction of Best Gallery Or Museum In Missouri, 2018, and was named one of American Art Awards 25 Best American Galleries / Museums, 2018.
American Art Awards: “The Museums’s coveted and rare antiquities collections and European and American art collections from the fifteenth century to the present are a phenomenal influence and aid to students and visitors. We are also impressed with the museum’s achievements in trailblazing research and education and credit their proficient staff who expertly balance commitments to exhibition and interpretation, education, collections growth, community engagement, scholarship and service. Important collections across a wide range of cultures — Greek, Roman, Near Eastern art works, ancient Egypt, Byzantium, Asian, African, Ancient Americas, and Oceanic — make this particular museum one of the nation’s great treasures.”
Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65211–8310
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday-Sunday, Noon-4pm Closed Mondays and University holidays.
www.AmericanArtAwards.com annually awards 25 museums and galleries in Spring, and with their critique in Autumn, awards 300 artists (painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists).
*Images Courtesy of American Art Awards