The Museum Collection

As the only museum in North America devoted exclusively to Agrarian Art, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets fine art that pertains to lands, fields, and their tenure. The scope of the agrarian art collection thematically focuses on all classifications of lands, including; grasslands, wetlands, federally protected lands, agricultural lands, and even urban green spaces. The growing collection includes many historic works by artists such as John Steuart Curry, Thomas Hart Benton, Robert Gwathmey, Peter Helck, and Robert Wesley Amick. The collection also features important contemporary agrarian artists from around the country such as Robert Bateman, Marilyn Bower, Mark L. Moseman, Charles Banks Wilson, Jane Scott, Tim Klunder, Sara Merkel-Jacobs, Jim Hamil, V….Vaughan and John Roush.