The Miami University Art Museum pursues an active role in the overall cultural life of the southwest Ohio region, recognizing dual goals of public outreach and university cooperation in keeping with the broad scope of a university that emphasizes liberal education.

Through this virtual museum site, the MUAM hopes to share our objects, collections, and virtual exhibits with the community.

Recently Added Items

Ebonko Mask

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Completely made of cloth and synthetic materials - meaning of the mask is to project the global relevance of Ekpe, the secret society that performs…

West African Mudcloth (bogolanfini)

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Handwoven cotton cloth with brown/black square, white stripes and brown/black diamond design; twining at each end decorated with handmade bead.

Kuba Basket

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Kuba Lid and bottom with peaked lids of nearly equal height encircled by central raised extension. Raised herringbone weave on lid and base; hole in…