European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Discover over 1,400 years of European art and design. Admire masterful sculpture in marble, terracotta, and wood. Marvel at precious metalwork, stained glass, elegant ceramics, and colorful tapestries. Encounter knightly armor and experience refined interiors. The museum’s world-class sculpture and decorative arts collection includes over 7,000 objects made between the 400s and 1850. These works represent some of European history’s most exciting moments and showcase the creativity of accomplished artists.