The Lafayette College Art Collection provides researchers access to breadth of visual materials focused on the life of Marquis de Lafayette, the city of Easton, and the College's alumni, faculty, and leaders.
The study of original objects develop skills in close observation, visual and critical analysis, questioning assumptions, evidence-based reasoning, working collaboratively in diverse teams, creative response, and research using primary sources.
The collection includes 18th through early 21st century American and European paintings, prints, and sculpture; vintage and contemporary photography; and Native American pottery and baskets. Recent acquisitions build on the strength of the existing collections, and teaching areas of faculty.
Highlights of the collection include: