HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceAdvances 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 initiates and facilitates rich and varied cultural and artistic explorations in an atmosphere that promotes the open exchange of ideas. The Hofstra University Museum was founded in 1963 and is an American Alliance of Museums (AAM) nationally accredited museum. The museum has a permanent collection of approximately 5,000 works of art in varied media dating from the ancient to the contemporary, and includes American artists of the 18th through 21th centuries. The museum is open year-round to the public with free admission and offers educational and public programs (i.e., lectures, performances, workshops, tours). The Hofstra University Museum has been awarded the highest honor a museum can receive, continued accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Approximately 3-4% of museums nationwide have earned this distinguished recognition. Accreditation certifies that the Hofstra University Museum operates according to professional standards, manages its collections responsibly and provides quality service to the public. Call for more detailed information.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaNassau County, New York; Hempstead, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Karen T. Albert
Contact's Position Acting Director and Chief Curator Hofstra University Museum of Art Office
Contact's Phone (516) 463-7449
Contact's Email karen.t.albert@hofstra.edu
Physical Site Address 1 Hofstra University
Physical Site Address 2 112 Hofstra University
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11549
Mailing Address 1 Hofstra University
Mailing Address 2 112 Hofstra University
Mailing City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11549
Mail Attention To Hofstra University Museum
Main Phone (516) 463-5672
Fax (516) 463-4743
Service Location Email museum@hofstra.edu
Web Address www.hofstra.edu
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateOct19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
Affiliated Program: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
This Service: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adults (YB-0500)
Art Museums (TA-5500.0500)
Arts and Culture (TA)
Colleges/Universities (HD-6000.1300)
Museums (TA-5500)
Private Colleges/Universities (HD-6000.1300-600)
Walking Tours (PL-7600.9250)