The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is an art museum that was initially endowed during the 1960s with the permanent art collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. The museum specializes in contemporary and modern art with collection concentration on the post–World War II period. To date, the museum has collected more than 12,300 objects which includes 4,225 paintings, 2,600 prints, 2,300 drawings, 2,100 sculptures, 430 photographs, 220 Collages, 40 posters, and much more.
Explore the categories and images below to learn more about the museum’s objects and collections, and the many ways that they document the American experience. To find out further information, or to explore even more related content, contact the National Postal Museum at 202-633-4674, or search further on the main Collections Search Center page.