Auburn University expanded its footprint and opened its doors to a new facility in Huntsville on Tuesday, Oct. 25, with the grand-opening celebration of the Research and Innovation Campus. The facility features art objects from Auburn’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art.
The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection celebrates African American achievements dating back to 1595. The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University is the first venue in Alabama to present The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection.
In this month’s installment of The Jule Museum Podcast, Chief Operating Officer of The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection, Khalil Kinsey, unveils the family behind the collection and emphasizes its educational importance to the future of American society.
Through a major gift to Auburn University, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University has established the Martin Moss Freeman ’77 Fund for Excellence in memory of Shirley and Dr. Alfred Freeman.
IMAGE: Diane Arbus (1923-1971), “Triplets in their bedroom, N.J.”, 1963, Gelatin/Silver on Paper, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, The William Dunlop Collection, 2003.10.
A trip to Auburn’s art museum is the perfect game day tradition.
The Jule is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, including home football game weekends. In addition to engaging exhibitions, shop for unique Auburn-themed gifts in The Museum Store, and stop in for treats by the grazer co + coffee in The Museum Cafe.
Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Your gift supports Auburn University!
Things to Know Before You Go
On home-game Saturdays, enter the museum lot from Woodfield Drive off South College.
Tell the parking attendants you are visiting the museum.
Take pictures and tag @thejulemuseum as a part of your trip to Auburn!
Questions? Our visitor service associates are happy to help. Call 334.844.1484. Find other ways to make the most of your trip with our visitor’s guide.
A new exhibition titled “Andy Yoder: Overboard,” featuring more than 250 sculptural sneakers — constructed from recycled packing from well-known brands such as Lego, Barbie, Apple and even Auburn University — will be on view at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art from Tuesday, Aug. 23, through Sunday, April 1, 2023.