The Spencer Museum’s collection of more than 47,000 objects, vibrant exhibitions, and international artist-in-residence program offer a variety of engaging art experiences.
ARI - Arts Research Initiative
The Spencer Museum’s diverse collection, knowledgeable staff, and instructional spaces support research and education for all audiences.
The Spencer Museum offers two floors of galleries and educational spaces.
The Spencer Museum offers a variety of programs and events to engage and inspire visitors of all ages and interests through visual art.
Supporting the Spencer Museum means contributing to high-quality exhibitions and programs and sustaining a world-class collection for all ages to enjoy.
Located on the University of Kansas campus, the Spencer Museum of Art is a vibrant cultural center that sparks curiosity, inspires creativity, and creates connections among people through art.
October 25, 2022
'How the Light Gets In' shares experiences of formerly incarcerated women through interactive installation
September 8, 2022
Rocket Grants return, award $60K to 10 regional art projects
September 1, 2022
Spencer Museum receives $250K from Institute of Museum and Library Services for database upgrade
August 9, 2022
Spencer Museum of Art announces KU Common Work of Art for 2022-2023
July 20, 2022
Spencer Museum of Art receives $3 million gift to endow Arts Research Integration
May 12, 2022
Spencer Museum announces 2022 Brosseau Creativity Award recipients
May 10, 2022
Spencer Museum, Charlotte Street Foundation relaunch Rocket Grants
April 13, 2022
Exhibition highlights collaborative research across art, physics, math
April 7, 2022
Spencer Museum announces Sydney Pursel as new curator for public practice
April 6, 2022
In ‘zhúje ‘waxóbe/Sacred Red Rock Project receives $5 million Mellon Foundation Monuments Project grant
January 24, 2023
Spencer Museum of Art's new design brings a 'broader range of voices' to Lawrence