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The Stark Museum of Art houses one of the finest collections of 19th and 20th century Western American art and artifacts in the country. The collection focuses on the stunning land, dramatic people, and diverse wildlife of the American West. The Museum also holds a significant collection of American Indian art as well as collections of glass and porcelain, and rare books and manuscripts.

Please browse our online collection to learn more about some of the works featured in the Stark Museum of Art. Due to the size of its permanent collection as well as its continuous acquisition of new works, only a portion of the Stark Museum’s collection is displayed online. We encourage you to visit the Stark Museum of Art to view a larger representation of the permanent collection.

Western Art

The Stark Museum of Art’s Western Art collection conveys the artistic interpretation of the western region over two centuries. Read more…

Decorative Arts

The Decorative Arts collection features primarily glass and porcelain. It includes numerous items by Steuben Glass, including the only complete set of the United States in Crystal. 

American Indian Art

The American Indian collection consists of objects created by members of the tribes of the Great Plains, Southwest, Eastern Woodlands and Northwest Coast. Read more…

Rare Books and Manuscripts

The Rare Books and Manuscripts collection includes John James Audubon’s rare work titled The Birds of America, seven Books of Hours, and more. Read more…