Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,178 of them are on view in the museum now. 82,912 of them are available online. There are 919 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Dana Simmons

Circle Line Light Balance Walk, ca. 1976-1978

Jacob de Wit

Study for a Wall Decoration, I, late 1600s-mid 1700s

John Varley

The Coast of North Wales:Storm Coming On, late 1700s-mid 1800s


Trimming (material), Tinsel, 1700s


The Dam and Water Works Plate, ca. 1835

Pippi Zornoza

Untitled (Providence Women's Film Festival), 2001

Jean Jacques Lagrenee II

Double-sided sheet: Recto: scene from biblical history; Verso: various sketches of figures, mid 1700s - early 1800s


Mourning Bracelet, early 1800s


Intaglio, 69-30 BCE

Jacques Callot, designer

Entrée de Son Altesse Representant le Soleil (Entry of His Highness, Representing the Sun), 1627


Myrtilla Whipple, ca. 1835-1840


Bible Illustration, late 1600s

James Earl

Portrait of Captain Samuel Packard, ca. 1795


Bodhisattva Standing on a Lotus, 1700s

Daniel Marot

Plates from New Book of Pendulum Clocks, Pocketwatch Cases, and other Things Necessary to Clockmakers (Nouveaux Livre de Boïtes de Pendules de Coqs . . . ), 1712


Katagami (hand-cut paper stencil), 1800s

Gorham Manufacturing Company

Pattern backside for gravy ladle, large sugar sifter, cold meat fork, preserve spoon, tablespoon, large cheese spoon, and pea spoon, "Vulcan Presenting Thunderbolts to Jupiter", 1894

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