Collection Highlights

Above: Photograph of the installation of the Museum’s permanent collection galleries.


The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is home to over 4,000 works of art. The Museum’s collection consists primarily of works by American artists from the 18th to the 21st centuries. Learn more about collection highlights below, or search our database for a specific artist, work, or subject.

Please note that not all artworks are on view at all times.


Virtual Experiences

Become inspired by the works in the Museum’s collection and explore the gallery space through these unique virtual experiences.

Really Free

The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe
May 3 through July 21, 2024

Visitor Favorites

These visitor favorites are just a few of the incredible works you will see in person during your visit.

Related Publication

American Paintings from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Collection


Highlighting more than one hundred selected works of art, this volume documents the scope and character of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ painting collection; from colonial portraiture to contemporary expressions of the twenty-first century. This assemblage demonstrates the quality that makes this museum collection one of the most distinguished in the Southeast, complemented by an impressive collection of Old Master prints, Southern regional and self-taught art, and decorative arts.



There is no charge for admission to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Ample free parking is available.

Gallery Hours

Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM
Last entry at 4:45 PM


For those interested in a guided tour of our collection, special exhibitions, Sculpture Garden, please contact our tour coordinator at or call 334.625.4359 for more information about scheduling and fees.

Visitor Policies

Thornton Dial, Jr. (American, born 1953), Leap Into the Freedom, 1989, oil on wood panel, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Association Purchase, © Thornton Dial, Jr. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2012.14.6
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