Art Collection

The Sweet Briar collection contains more than 8,000 objects that support the academic and cultural life of the college. The art collection comprises 3,700 works which span from medieval manuscripts through to 21st century femmage. The collection contains an extensive selection of works on paper including the works of Durer, Rembrandt, Picasso, and Goya. With support from the alumnae group, The Friends of Art, the college has added works from contemporary emerging and established women artists including Carrie Mae Weems, Kara Walker, Lalla Essaydi, and Toyin Ojih Odutola.