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DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

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DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
3201 West 16th St.
Sedalia, Missouri 65301
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
united states



"Pure Conscience" , ROGER WEIKROGER WEIK, "Pure Conscience" ,
2004, Emulsion and Oxide Pigments on Canvas, 48x36
© Courtesy of the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art
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WEBSITE:  
http://www.daummuseum.org
EMAIL:  
Info@daummuseum.org
CONTACT:  
Info
OPEN HOURS:  
Tu-Fri 11am-5pm Sat-Sun 1pm-5pm Closed Mondays
PHONE:  
660 530 5888
FAX:  
660 530 5890
COST:  
free
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DESCRIPTION

Mission Statement
The Contemporary Art Museum on the campus of State Fair Community College collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits modern and contemporary works of art and design for the educational enrichment of students, faculty and the general public.


Museum Program Scope
The educational mission of State Fair Community College guides and informs every aspect of the Museum and its operation. As part of an institution of higher learning responsive to the entire needs of the college, it works in collaboration with faculty and students. Through its educational programming, the Museum enhances the cultural life of its immediate community. The Museum is uniquely positioned to serve Missouri's central region and to specifically attract patrons traveling between its two major cultural centers, Kansas City and St. Louis. It is not duplicated in its region. The Museum constitutes a cultural "oasis," dedicated to the highest level of aesthetic and educational standards to implement innovative, humane, and enlightening programs.


Collection
The core of the Museum is the permanent collection comprised of abstract paintings, drawings, prints, works in clay and sculpture created since the mid-20th century. The permanent collection also includes those significant precursors that are a vital link to refining the scope of the collection and to enhancing the Museum's educational importance. The Museum permanent collection was built through gifts and selected purchases. The study collection is compromised of those examples valued as instructional resources. The director/curator is responsible for routine maintenance of the collection. Conservation or restoration of collection works is contracted to and performed by conservation specialists.


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