As the museum for the University of Miami, the Lowe Art Museum serves as an educational and cultural liaison to the community extending beyond academia to the vibrant art scene in Miami. One of the finest art collections in the Southeast, the Lowe holds an eclectic collection of over 17,500 original works from the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa. Art and Ceremonial Objects from Across the Globe This unique museum is a rich repository for diverse collections of art and artifacts from China, Japan, the Pacific, Africa and the Americas. Magnificent Chinese pottery, porcelain and woodcuts complement Buddhist and Hindu religious artifacts and sculpture from India and Nepal. Ancient American cultures, such as the Maya, are well represented through ceremonial artifacts, funerary sculptures and pottery in addition to tribal artifacts. The Lowe’s African Art Collection sports face masks used in religious ceremonies, religious cultural objects as well as utilitarian objects. Western Art Collection The Lowe’s Western Art Collection boasts beautiful works from the Northern Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods. Of particular significance are paintings and sculptures donated to the museum by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Notable works include Boccaccio Boccaccino’s ‘Madonna adoring the Child’, Tintoretto’s, ‘Portrait of a Young Man in Black’, ‘The Judgement of Paris’ (left) by Jacob Jordaens, ‘Allegory’ by Bernardino Licinio and Portrait of a Scholar by Lucas Cranach the Elder.