The Museum of Art and Archaeology is the art museum of the University of Missouri-Columbia. The museum is located in Pickard Hall, which also houses the Department of Art History and Archaeology.

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  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 69 (2016 Fall) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Ruppar, Rebecca; Carlson, Alisa; Atuhura, Dorothy; Callaway, Cathy; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Kidd, Benton; Anger, Gary (The Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2016)
    Featured in this issue, "Distinction : five centuries of portraiture. July 29-December 23, 2016." This exhibition explores the human image from 1586 to today in painting, print, photography, and textile.
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 68 (2016 Winter) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Schwain, Kristin; Carlson, Alisa; Overholser, Lisa; Callaway, Cathy; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Kidd, Benton; Anger, Gary (The Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2016)
    The issue's feature article, "Afro-Cuban artists: a Renaissance. Manuel Mendive and Eduardo “Choco” Roca Salazar February 23--May 1, 2016," focuses on two of the most celebrated Cuban artists working today. Both men ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 67 (2015 Fall) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Callaway, Cathy; Higgins, Lisa L.; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Anger, Gary (The Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2015)
    The issue's feature article, "Classical convergence Greek and Roman myths in European prints : exhibition dates: September 29, 2015 through January 24, 2016," describes the exhibition which is inspired by tales of the ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 66 (2015 Winter) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Smith, Heather; Callaway, Cathy; Wilcox, Jeffrey; Cox, Bruce; Kidd, Benton; Higgins, Lisa L.; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Anger, Gary (The Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2015)
    The issue's feature article, "Jun Kaneko's large-scale ceramics," focuses on The Museum of Art and Archaeology's acquisition of three works by Japanese-American ceramics artist Jun Kaneko. Egyptian King, Egyptian Queen, ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 64 (2014 Winter) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Gibbons, Danielle; Pierucci, Antone; Higgins, Lisa L.; Callaway, Cathy; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Southwick, Scott; Kidd, Benton (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2014)
    The issue's feature article, "The Alluring Lady Hamilton," focuses on two portraits of Lady Hamilton: Portrait of Lady Hamilton, by the British artist George Romney, and Portrait of Lady Hamilton as a Bacchante, by another ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 65 (2014 Fall) 

    Barker, Alex W.; Milanick, Meg; Callaway, Cathy; Balaskovits, A. A.; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Wilcox, Jeffrey; Cox, Bruce (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2014)
    The issue's feature article, "Heart of the Nation Moves to the Museum," focuses on The Missouri: Heart of the Nation collection of ninety-eight paintings that has moved from the walls of Jesse Hall to its new home at the ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 57 (2010 Fall) 

    MU Museum of Art and Archaeology (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2010)
    The issue's feature article, "Ancient Bronzes of the Asian Grasslands," explores the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation exhibit and brings to life the complex cultures that flourished across the Asian grasslands from northern ...
  • Missouri Folk Arts Program 

    Higgins, Lisa L. (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2010)
    Missouri Folk Arts Program (MFAP) staff members are relieved, and excited, to have wrapped up the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (TAAP). Over the course of the last fiscal year, ...
  • MUSEUM Magazine, Number 56 (2010 Winter) 

    MU Museum of Art and Archaeology; Barker, Alex W.; Pixley, Mary L.; Holtgrave, Darcy; Callaway, Cathy; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Cox, Bruce; DiSalvo, Lauren Kellogg (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2010)
    The issue's feature article, "Connecting with Contemporary Sculpture," explores the relationship between viewer and object from a variety of standpoints. Other articles include a focus on goldsmith's art in "The Voyage of ...
  • Folk Arts: When Tradition Meets Technology 

    Holtgrave, Darcy (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2010)
    When people think about “traditional arts,” people don't tend to think “technology.” Some would even say there is a tension between the two. However, the number of people who turn to the internet to learn more about the ...
  • Fifteen Years of the Missouri Folk Arts Graduate Internships 

    Schmidt, Claire (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2009)
    In addition to a strong network of professional folklorists in the academy and public sector, Missouri is fortunate to have a strong academic program of Folklore, Oral Tradition and Culture Studies Program in MU's Department ...
  • You'll Never Get Ireland in American: Irish Traditional Music and Dance in St. Louis, Missouri 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1994)
    St. Louis, Missouri boasts a small but active Irish-American community whose historic roots stretch back to the early nineteenth century. Clearly eclipsed by Boston, Chicago, and New York City (among others) in both ...
  • How I Got Over: African-American Gospel Music in the Missouri Bootheel 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana; Crandall, Jean (Missouri Folk Arts Program of the Missouri Arts Council, 1995)
    This essay emerged from the Bootheel Underserved Arts Communities Project, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council, the Missouri Folk Arts Program, and the State Historical Society of Missouri at the University ...
  • ¡Qué Viva el Westside! Mexican Traditional Arts in Kansas City, Missouri 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1993)
    Kansas City, Missouri's Westside is the home of a thriving Mexican American population. A host of visual markers distinguish this part of the city, including vivid murals on buildings and cars, bathtub yard shrines housing ...
  • "A Handful of Dinky": African American Storytelling in Missouri 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1992)
    Black Missourians brought a rich cultural heritage with them, a syncretism of African, Caribbean, Native American and European elements which helped them survive under the most inhuman circumstances. Foremost among their ...
  • Polkas, Fastnacht and Kloppelei: Contemporary German Folk Arts in Missouri 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1997)
    36 percent of Missourians claim German ancestry, according to a recent survey. This high percentage is the result of a massive German emigration to Missouri that took place between 1815-1860. Marked German cultural traits ...
  • Halau Hula O Missouri: Hawaiian Hula and Lei-making in Missouri 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1999)
    Despite their relatively small population, Hawaiians in Missouri have a high visibility because of their interest in teaching and performing their distinctive folk arts. This essay focuses on hula dance and lei-making, ...
  • The Ozark Johnboat: Its History, Form and Functions 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1991)
    This essay looks at three aspects of wooden johnboats. The first section tracks their history from their roots in Colonial Missouri through the present day of 1991. Johnboats were used during the period of railroad ...
  • Buildin' Boats, Giggin' and Foolin' Around is All Fun: Traditional Material Culture of the Ozark Waterways 

    Everts-Boehm, Dana (Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1996)
    Gigging - the practice of using a steel object in the shape of a large fork to impale fish - has long been a popular traditional activity in the Missouri Ozarks. Many natives of the area consider gigging to be their sport, ...
  • MUSEUM magazine, Number 55 (2009 Fall) 

    MU Museum of Art and Archaeology; Barker, Alex W.; Pixley, Mary L.; Schmidt, Claire; Callaway, Cathy; Mehrhoff, Arthur; Cox, Bruce; Kidd, Benton (MU Museum of Art and Archaeology, 2009)
    The featured article in this issue is another look at the "The Sacred Feminine, Prehistory to Postmodernity" exhibit (not the same article featured in issue 54). After that, it offers an overview of the "Faces of Warhol" ...

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