The Coe Collection
The Coe is unique in that our collection of over 2,500 objects is from all over the world. You have the opportunity to travel the globe through art and conversation. You never know what will catch your eye (and your heart) as you experience our open collections.
Open To Collaboration
Our institution is committed to the development of new modes of collaboration, engagement, and partnership with Indigenous peoples for the care and stewardship of past and future heritage collections.
Explore the Coe Collection
Enjoy the virtual tour! Navigate with the regional tabs below to filer the Coe Collection objects. Visit often as we are continuing to add pieces to the online collection.
African: Over 180 objects, spanning many years—jewelry, baskets, masks, and figures.
American: A small collection of 18 objects.
Asian: Over 128 objects, spanning many years-belt hooks and buckles, maskettes, vessels, jewelry, and figures.
European: Nearly 37 objects of European origin, ranging from a French garnet pin to a Cyprus seat pendant.
Latin America: A small collection of 32 objects.
Native American: Over 1,800 objects, spanning many years from ages past to contemporary artists of today, who interpret their rich heritages to tell their stories in their own unique voices.
Oceanic: Nearly 100 objects ranging from items such as a fish hook to complex figures and masks.
Pre-Columbian: A small collection of 6 objects.