Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is an art museum located on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. The original building was designed by Ellis F. Lawrence as part of his "main university quadrangle," now known as the Memorial Quadrangle. The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.


The buildings contains three prominent quotations on its main, west-facing facade. Above the door, there is a quotation from Proverbs, near the south end of the facade there is a passage from Plato, and on the north part a quotation from Lao Tzu.

In addition, the cornerstone contains a passage from Psalms.

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