Century Guild Museum of Art

Founded in 1999 by artist and historian Thomas Negovan, the Century Guild mission is to create a bridge of understanding between the aesthetics and ideals of the late 19th century and the present.

The gallery, museum, and archive are focused on the research, preservation, and exhibition of Art Nouveau and Symbolist works from Germany, Austria, France and Italy c.1870-1940 (from the Industrial Revolution through the Weimar Republic), including the lithography of historically significant artists such as Gustav KlimtEgon Schiele, and Alphonse Mucha, the finest examples of Art Nouveau objects (with an emphasis on ceramics), and artifacts from the golden eras of Opera, Theater, Silent Film, and Cabaret. 

Works previously in the Century Guild collection have been exhibited or are on permanent display in The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC), The Detroit Institute of Art (DIA), The LA County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA), The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met).

  • Century Guild Gallery sells original lithographs, ceramics, and metalwork from 1880-1930 and select contemporary works.
  • Century Guild Publishing creates fine art books, exhibition catalogs, and affordable paperbacks intended to inspire, educate, and entertain. 
  • Century Guild Creative both preserves significant art films and creates new artworks in the film medium.

For sales assistance and institutional inquiries please contact gallery@centuryguild.net or 1-800-610-CENTURY