The University of Memphis is a comprehensive urban university committed to scholarly
accomplishments of students and faculty and to the enhancement of the community, state,
and nation. The Department of Art has many resources available to both faculty and
The University of Memphis museums house permanent and changing exhibits that reflect
where we've been and where we're going.
The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, founded in 1984, is a component of the
Department of Art and is a Tennessee Center of Excellence. It is dedicated to the
study of the art and culture of ancient Egypt through teaching, research, exhibition,
and community education.