Georgia O’Keeffe, East River No. 3, 1926

Collection Highlights


Highlights include: Head of Viceroy Merymose from His Outer Sarcophagus c. 1375 B.C.; Panel from a Child’s Sarcophagus, 3rd Century

Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque

Highlights include: Crucifixion with the donor Brother Amelius of Emael, c. 1465; The Open Missal, c. 1570; Still Life with Fruits and Bread, 1641

19th Century European

Highlights include: The Exedra Seat, 1869; The Defense of Paris, 1871

19th Century American

Highlights include: Autumn in North America, 1856; Shadow Decoration, 1887

20th Century

Highlights include: Indian Composition, 1914-15; Study for Portrait IV, 1953


Highlights include: Skiers, c. 1929

Prints & Drawings

Highlights include: Adam and Eve, 1504


Highlights include: Tower, 2nd Century

Prestel Guide

Prestel Guide

The widely respected Prestel Museum Guide series has just published the new book The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College: The History and the Collection. This makes the Art Center the first U.S. art museum and the only U.S. college or university museum to have its own Prestel Guide. Prestel Publishing is a world leader in the fields of art, architecture, photography, design, cultural history, and ethnography – spanning such important museums as the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, the Alte Pinokothek in Munich, and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris – and its guides are sold around the world.


Mon Closed
Tue 10am-5pm
Wed 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-9pm
Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and from Christmas through New Year's Day.

Print Room - Students & Public

Wed 3pm-5pm
Fri 2pm-4pm

Otherwise by appointment.

Late Nights

The Art Center stays open late Thursdays 5-9pm. Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week.


Admission is free and open to the public. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

Group visits are welcome. To schedule a reservation, please contact:

Coordinator of Public Education and Information

(845) 437-7745


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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