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.
The Tang Pattern Project began in 2017 with research on cultural institutions’ branding by Design Intern Mallika Acharya ’18. It progressed into a collaboration organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger with past and current Tang Design Interns to propose a Tang Museum branding refresh. Their new patterns draw inspiration from the Museum’s exhibition history.