University of Southern California, Fisher Gallery

Address: 
126 Harris Hall, 823 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90089-292
United States
Contact: 
Jennifer Jaskowiak
Phone: 
213-740-4561

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

The Fisher Gallery is the accredited art museum of the University of Southern California. Founded in 1939 by Elizabeth Holmes Fisher, the gallery has twenty-two hundred objects in its permanent collections. Included in these collections are eighteenth-century British portraits, seventeenth- through nineteenth-century Northern European paintings, and nineteenth-century American and French landscapes, as well as twentieth-century paintings, prints, sculpture, and decorative arts. The Fisher Gallery has exhibited art from around the world ranging from antiquities to old masters to works by contemporary artists. For each exhibition, the gallery organizes a symposium and various events. The gallery also offers group tours, hands-on workshops for children and adults, and performances.

Regions covered: 
West of Sepulveda Boulevard between Topanga Canyon and Chatsworth
Languages: 

Management

Institution Type: 
Catalog System: 
Collections are not cataloged at this time, items are primarily in boxes. Some uncataloged photographs are placed in albums.
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
Yes
Exhibited?: 
Yes