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Admission to the museum is always FREE!

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is located on the University of Oklahoma's campus in Norman. The building is at the intersection of Boyd and Elm with the front entrance facing Elm Avenue, across the street from the Catlett Music Center. 

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Avenue
Norman, OK 73019-3003

Office Hours
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gallery Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

The museum will also be closed on the following university holidays: 

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve

The museum offers free visitor parking across the street from the north side of the museum off Boyd Street. Signs indicate which spaces are free for museum visitors. Refer to the map below for which spaces are reserved for museum visitors. Please call us at (405) 325-4938 if you have further questions about parking.

To reach the museum from I-35, take Norman exit 109 to Main St. east toward downtown. Turn right on University Blvd. and right again on Boyd St. The Museum is located at 555 Elm Ave., on the southeast corner of Boyd St. and Elm Ave.

Museum Don'ts
  • In order to protect the art from accidental damage, we do not permit: backpacks, large purses, umbrellas, diaper bags, tripods, any parcel over 11" x 15" x 8", food or drink, pens, or selfie sticks. Lockers are available at no cost to store these items that are not allowed in the galleries. Ask the Visitor Services representative at the front desk if you would like to use a locker.
  • Flash photography is not permitted in any museum gallery. Certain artworks that are restricted from all photography will be indicated with a sign in the gallery space. 
  • Video recording in the museum of the art or the staff is strictly prohibited.
  • Please refrain from leaning against walls or running in the galleries. We ask that you maintain a distance of 18 inches from works of art. Please accompany your children at all times during your visit.

Museum Dos

  • Feel free to bring with you pencils and notebooks to write or sketch in the galleries. We're also happy to loan you our own pencils and clipboards at the Visitor Services desk. 
  • We encourage visitors to take pictures with their phones and professional cameras without flash. In fact, please tag us in any pictures at @fjjma or #fjjma if you post on social media so we can reshare your images. 
  • Bring with you an enthusiasm for art!

If you have a question about museum guidelines, please don't hesitate to ask. Our customer services representatives, security guards and museum staff want to make your visit as enjoyable and accident-free as possible.

FJJMA is a popular spot on campus for students and media to come and use our building exterior and interior as a backdrop for their social media and public use. The following procedures serve as a protection for the staff, the artwork, and our guests. 

Personal-Use Photography
Casual photography (with a phone or camera) is permitted inside the museum subject to the conditions below:

Visitors may:

  • Take casual photos for personal use only.
  • Use handheld cameras, cell phones, and tablets with the flash turned off.
  • Post images from their visits on personal social media sites as long as they are not used for profit.

Visitors may NOT:

  • Use tripods, lights, selfie sticks, or other external equipment.
  • Sell or publish the images.
  • Use the images to promote any outside product or service.
  • Video recording in the museum of the art or the staff is strictly prohibited.

Visitors must:

  • Remain behind stanchions and maintain a safe, non-touching distance from all artwork, cases, platforms, and pedestals.
  • Respect other visitors enjoying the galleries.

News Media/Commercial Photography and Film Shoots
Members of the media must make arrangements for all photo and video shoots in advance, because there may be additional request forms to submit to the university before a request for a shoot can be granted. 

To coordinate a shoot, please contact the Communications Director, Kaylee Kain by email at  kayleekain@ou.edu or by phone (405) 325-3178. If a member of the media shows up on a weekend or Thursday night requesting to film or take photography with the intention of it being used for publication purposes and has NOT requested permission, they must refrain from filming or photographing until they have contacted the communication department. They are not, however, required to leave the premises. 

Members of the media must be escorted by a communications department staff member at all times or have permission from the department to shoot independently. All organized photo shoots inside the Museum—for news coverage, school projects, etc.—require a staff member escort. Photo shoot requests that cannot be staffed will be declined.

FJJMA reserves the right to withhold or withdraw permission to photograph on the premises. FJJMA staff have the authority to approach and verify the intent of photography and to enforce the Photography Policy.