Welcome to the Tang Teaching Museum’s online collection.
The Tang Teaching Museum collection is central to the museum’s mission of object-based learning. We are regularly adding artworks and stories to the online collection, and welcome your comments. Check back often!
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Ann and Mel Schaffer Family Collection Gift
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Ann Schapps Schaffer, a 1962 Skidmore College graduate, and her husband, Melvyn S. Schaffer, have created an extensive collection of 20th- and 21st-century art. They have given more than 15 paintings, prints, and photographs to the museum. Below are some highlights.
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Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.