With over 17,000 works of art from diverse time periods and cultures, seven galleries on three campuses, two art study centers, and an outdoor sculpture collection of over 50 works, there is something for everyone at LUAG.
Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG) was founded in 1926 as the centralized fine art collection of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. As of July, 2019, the collection consists of over 17,000 artworks from diverse time periods and cultures. The collection is particularly strong in photography and works on paper, as well as 20th century modern outdoor sculpture, but also includes 19th century European and North American paintings, Chinese ceramics, and sculpture from Oceania, Africa, and Ancient America. Well-known artists represented in the LUAG collection include Pablo Picasso, Gustave Courbet, Marsden Hartley, Margaret Bourke-White, Kathe Kollwitz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Bellows, Jack Whitten, Andy Warhol, Utagawa Hiroshige, Joan Snyder, Romare Bearden, Pedro Meyer, and George Segal. Admission is always free and open to the public.