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!
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.
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
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.