About

Byzantine School, Holy Trinity, 17th century, tempera and gilt on woodByzantine School, Holy Trinity, 17th century, tempera and gilt on wood. Gift of Mr. Ferdinand Vogel, 1958.020

Museum Mission

The Snite Museum of Art provides opportunities to enjoy, respond to, learn from, and be inspired by original works of art.  As a department of the University of Notre Dame, the Museum supports teaching and research, creates and shares knowledge, celebrates diversity through the visual arts, serves the local community, and explores spiritual dimensions of art. (revised version; approved in June 2014)

Institutional Memberships and Accreditations

Accreditation logo of the Alliance of American Museums

The Museum is a member of, and accredited by, the American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums).

Some of the additional annual professional institutional memberships maintained by the Snite are in the College Art Association, Indiana Association of Museums, and Midwest Art History Society.

The director of the Snite Museum of Art is a member of the prestigious Association of Art Museum Directors.