Rose Art Museum
Founded in 1961 by Brandeis University, the Rose Art Museum works to collect, preserve, interpret and share the modern and contemporary art with Brandeis students and faculty, as well as the general public. The museum features several exhibits and a permanent outdoor sculpture entitled Chris Burden’s Light of Reason, as well as educational opportunities for researchers, students, and faculty. The Rose Museum also offer a variety of programs, tours, lectures, and panels that feature artists. Of course, the biggest attraction at the museum is its collection of 8,000 pieces Highlights of the collection include works from the 1960s and 1970s, including artists like Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Morris Louis.
Backstory and Context