Kennedy Museum of Art

Admission to Kennedy Museum of Art at Ohio University in Athens is free.

  • Open: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri from 10 am – 5 pm and Thurs from 10 am – 8 pm and Sat & Sun from 1 – 5 pm.
    The Ridges Cafe at Kennedy Museum of Art is open Mon – Fri from 8 am – 4 pm
  • Location: (Map It) Ohio University at Lin Hall in Athens, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-593-1304 / Cafe phone: 740-593-1448
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Kennedy Museum of Art at Ohio University houses such noteworthy collections as the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection of jewelry and weavings, a renowned contemporary print collection, and an eclectic mix of smaller collections including paintings, sculpture, ceramics and African masks and artifacts.

The Kennedy Museum of Art at Ohio University focuses its collections on works of art that it has the resources and capabilities to house, preserve and study. The museum is an integral part of the educational, research and public service missions of the university. And its purpose is to enhance the intellectual and cultural life of the region by exhibiting quality national and international exhibitions, collection-based research and diverse formal and informal learning opportunities.