The Stark Museum of Art recognizes the importance of making its collections accessible for exhibitions and research, especially by sharing collection items through loans to other museums. When reviewing loan requests, the staff considers the benefits of the loan as well as preservation of the Stark Museum of Art’s collections and museum planning and goals.
For Museums: Requirements for Loan Requests

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The Stark Museum of Art has four paintings on loan to the exhibition The Artists of Taos, organized by the Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, Scottsdale, Arizona. Paintings included in the exhibition are October Gold and Philosopher of the Hills by William Herbert Dunton; Hopi Flute Dance by Eanger Irving Couse; and Returning from the Canyon by Ernest Martin Hennings. The exhibition is on display at the Western Spirit museum from January 4 – April 30, 2017. Exhibition schedules subject to change; for more information, contact the venue.
The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, Texas, is featuring the art of Melissa Cody in the exhibition, Future Tradition: Melissa Cody. The Stark Museum of Art lent the textile World Traveler for exhibit. The exhibition is on display from February 3 – May 28, 2017. Exhibition schedules subject to change; for more information, contact the venue.
The Stark Museum of Art has two paintings on loan to the exhibition Dogs: Faithful and True, organized by the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana. The watercolors by Paul Kane of Sled Dogs Decorated for a Wedding Party and Sled Dogs of the Plains are included in the exhibition. The exhibition is on display at the Eiteljorg Museum from March 3 – August 6, 2017. Exhibition schedules subject to change; for more information, contact the venue.