Brigham Young University. Museum of Art

The Museum of Art officially opened in 1993. It is one of the highest attended art museums in the Mountain West and has over 16,500 permanent items in its collection. The building was designed by Los Angeles architect James Langeheim. Museum directors have included James Mason (1993-1996), Campbell Gray (1996-2011), and Mark A. Magleby (2012- ).

Variant Names

Museum of Art



Established: 1993

Location: Provo, Utah (1993- )


The Museum of Art showcases the various permanent and traveling collections that Brigham Young University has received through private donations over the past 100 years. The Museum serves as a place of research, study, and instruction, as well as recreation.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Museum operates under a director, who reports back to the dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications (1993- )


Museum of Art About WWW home page, Aug. 30, 2010(establishment date; collection size; Museum uses; architect)

Email from Museum of Art, Sept. 30, 1996(James Mason and Campbell Gray directors and relevant dates; Museum reports to College of Fine Arts and Communications, and administrative structure)

YNEWS, Nov. 4, 2011: p. 3 (Mark A. Magleby, director; officially begins new role on Jan. 1, 2012)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00225

LCCN: n 94051936

Creator: ARC