Welcome to Art Museum of the University of Memphis

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) is a museum of visual art and culture. AMUM serves the University and its region as a resource and laboratory for the study, interpretation, and presentation of the visual arts and the dissemination of artistic scholarly research.

MASK/SOCIAL DISTANCING POLICY: Masks are strongly recommended for all visitors. Please wear a mask at all times when indoors and practice social distancing.

Museum News

Attention: The African Art & Crone Galleries will be closed due to major construction and renovation projects happening during the summer into the end of August. This construction will result in an expanded African Art Gallery that tells a more inclusive story featuring all the regions of traditional African arts and an upgraded museum collections storage area. But stay tuned for a sneak peek of the African Art Gallery's expansion seen in AMUM's next exhibition "All of Africa" opening July 13, 2024!
In the meantime, the museum's ancient Egyptian Gallery and main Gallery exhibitions will remain open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 - 5:00 p.m. For more information, please call (901)-678-2224. 
The Museum will not be opened on Saturdays until June 28. 

Wednesday Wellness


Inspired by its current exhibition "Becoming More Myself: Reclamation Through Tattoo Art," The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will be hosting its first Wednesday Wellness series. There will be yoga classes that are free and open to all members of the community as a way to support body positivity and good physical and mental health. Sign up for free one-hour yoga classes taught by local instructor Tedra Smothers and hosted by AMUM! Tedrah is a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and has been teaching since the following available dates: June 5th, 12th, 26th, and July 3rd. Please use the following link  to reserve a spot in each class:


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