Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is one of Alabama’s leading art museums, with a growing collection of approximately 2,000 works of art ranging from traditional to contemporary. Art Changes Lives. Our mission within the larger mission of Auburn University is to preserve, enhance, research, and interpret the collections entrusted to us. Through the presentation of compelling exhibitions and programs to our diverse audiences, we foster the transformative power of art. Located at the entry to Auburn University’s main campus, the museum consists of six changing galleries, an auditorium, a café, gift shop, an English-inspired formal area and woodland landscape, outdoor sculpture, and landscaped walking paths. As a part of the university, the museum represents the commitment and dedication Auburn has to advancing the arts in our daily lives.