LSU Museum of Art
Located inside the Shaw Center for the Arts, the LSU Museum of Art is one of Louisiana's premier art institutions. It houses one of the largest university-affiliated art collections in the South—around 6,500 works of art—comprised of photographs, works on paper, sculpture, decorative arts, and paintings. Highlights include a world-class collection of Chinese jade and one of the most comprehensive collections of Louisiana art. Art from the Louisiana collection reinstalled in a new permanent exhibition in 2016.
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