With more than 9,000 square feet of gallery space, the art gallery houses the museum’s Permanent Collection as well as important, large-scale traveling exhibitions. The museum’s movable wall system and high ceiling allow the display of large 2-D or 3-D artworks. The art gallery has sophisticated climate control and lighting systems. With striking interior architecture complemented by dramatic views from on the three-story atrium, each visit is sure to be memorable.

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 The museum’s greatest educational resource is its art collection, accessible year-round to visitors, students and researchers.

The Collectors Club is a membership organization whose primary mission is to contribute financial & other support to acquire works of art for the Permanent Collection of the Clay Center's Avampato Discovery Museum.
Visit our archive to watch art lectures and programs of past exhibits.

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