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.
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.
Through a major planned gift to Auburn University, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University has created its first endowed position, the Janet L. Nolan Director of Curatorial Affairs.