Museums with African Art Collections

United States

Alabama, Birmingham    Birmingham Museum of Art
Arizona, Phoenix   
Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art
Arizona, Sedona    Sedona Arts Center
Arizona, Tempe    Arizona State University Art Collections

California, Berkeley    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California (formerly Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology)
California, Los Angeles    Los Angeles County Museum
                                                Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA
California, San Diego    San Diego Museum of Art
California, San Francisco     Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
California, Santa Ana     Bowers Museum
California, Santa Barbara    University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

California, Stanford    Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University (formerly known as Stanford University Museum of Art)
Colorado, Denver    Denver Art Museum
Connecticut, New Haven    Yale University Art Gallery
DC, Washington    Howard University Museum
                                   National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
                                   Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Florida, Gainesville    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Florida, Miami    Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
Georgia , Atlanta    High Museum of Art
                                   Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
                                   Spelman College
Hawaii, Honolulu    Honolulu Academy of Arts
Illinois, Chicago    Art Institute of Chicago
                                  David and Alfred Smart Museum, University of Chicago
                                  DuSable Museum of African-American History
                                  Field Museum of Natural History
                                  May Weber Museum of Cultural Arts
Illinois, Normal    Ewing Museum of Nations, Illinois State University

Illinois, Urbana-Champaign    Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois
                                 Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, University of Illinois

Indiana, Bloomington    Indiana University Art Museum
Indiana, Indianapolis    Herron Gallery at the Herron School of Art
                                           Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indiana, South Bend   
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dam
Iowa, Iowa City   
University of Iowa Museum of Art
Kansas, Chanute   
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Kansas, North Newton    Kauffman Museum
Kentucky, Lexinton    University of Kentucky Art Museum
Louisiana, New Orleans   
Amistad Research Center, Tulane University
                                                 Southern University at New Orleans
                                                 New Orleans Museum of Art

Maryland, Baltimore    Baltimore Museum of Art
Maryland, College Park  
University of Maryland Art Gallery
Massachusetts, Amherst    University of Massachusetts Art Gallery
Massachusetts, Boston   
Museum of Fine Arts
Massachusetts, Cambridge   
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Massachusetts, Salem   
Peabody Museum of Sale
Michigan, Ann Arbor    University of Michigan Museum of Art
Michigan, Detroit   
Detroit Institute of Art
Michigan, East Lansing   
Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University
Minnesota, Minneapolis    Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota, St. Paul   
Minnesota Museum of Art
Missouri, Columbia   
University of Missouri-Columbia Museum of Art & Archaeology
Missouri, Kansas City   
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Missouri, St. Louis   
St. Louis Art Museum
New Hampshire, Hanover    Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
New Jersey, Montclair   
Montclair State College
New Jersey, Newark   
Newark Museum
New Jersey, Princeton   
Princeton University Art Museum
New Jersey, Tenafly   
Society of African Missions
New Mexico, Santa Fe     Museum of International Folk Art
New York, Brooklyn    Brooklyn Museum
                                          Brooklyn Children's Museum
New York, Buffalo   
Buffalo Society of Science
New York, New York    American Museum of Natural History
                                          Metropolitan Museum of Art Michael C. Rockefeller Wing
                                           Museum for African Art
                                           Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture

New York, Purchase    The Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York
New York, Queens    Queens Museum
New York, Rochester    University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery
New York, Syracuse   
Syracuse University School of Art
North Carolina, Chapel Hill    William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina, Charlotte    Mint Museum
North Carolina, Durham    Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University
North Carolina, Greensboro    Mattye Reed African Heritage Center, North Carolina A & T State University
North Carolina, Raleigh    North Carolina Museum of Art
Ohio, Cincinnati    Cincinnati Art Museum
Ohio, Cleveland    Cleveland Museum of Art
                                  Cleveland Museum of Natural History
                                  Cleveland State University, Afro-American Cultural Center
Ohio, Dayton    Dayton Art Institute
Ohio, Toledo    Toledo Museum of Art
Ohio, Wilberforce    National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
Oklahoma, Oklahoma City    Kirkpatrick Center
Oregon, Portland    Portland Art Museum
Pennsylvania, Carlisle    Dickinson College
                                              Lincoln University
Pennsylvania, Merion    Barnes Foundation
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia    University of Pennsylvania, University Museum
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh    Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts
Rhode Island, Bristol    Haffenreffer Museum, Brown University
South Carolina, Orangeburg    Stanback Museum & Planetarium, South Carolina State College
Tennessee, Memphis    University of Memphis Art Museum
Tennessee, Nashville    Fisk University Galleries
Texas, Dallas    Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Texas, Fort Worth   
Kimbell Art Museum
Texas, Lubbock    Texas Tech University Museum
Texas, Houston    Menil Collection
                                  Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia, Charlottesville    University of Virginia
Virginia, Fairfax     George Mason University
Hampton    Hampton University Museum
Richmond        Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Washington,  Seattle    Seattle Art Museum
Wisconsin, Madison   
Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin, Milwaukee    Milwaukee Public Museum