PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("Terms of Use" or "Terms") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. This website, including all web pages, forms, applications (apps), is an official website of the Spencer Museum of Art ("Museum") of the University of Kansas ("University"), (collectively, the "Site"). Other sites may also have additional terms and conditions. The Site is owned by the University of Kansas (referred to as "we", "us", or "our"). By using and/or accessing this website, you signify that you have read these Terms, the University of Kansas Privacy Policy, and University of Kansas Information Technology Policy for Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources and agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms and the above-referenced policies and applicable University policies, please promptly exit this Site.

Copyright and Content Use

All text, images, audio, video, databases, design, codes, and software (collectively, "Content") included in or made available through the Site is the property of the University of Kansas or its Content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. You may use the Site for legal purposes only. Content must be used in accordance with applicable law.

We comply with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The University's Information Technology responds to inquiries regarding possible DMCA violations. For more information, see the University's DMCA web page.


We may collect information in a variety of ways, including but not limited, websites, surveys, email, information requests, databases, etc., as required to support University activities. The University's Privacy Policy applies to your use of the Site. For more information, see the University's General Privacy Policy.


The names, symbols, logos, trademarks, service marks, designs, and seals or any combinations of these marks ("Marks") are trademarks of the University of Kansas or its affiliates. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of the Marks, without the written permission of the University of Kansas or its affiliates is prohibited. For more information on the University's Marks, see the University Trademark Licensing Policy.

User Generated Content and Interaction

We maintain an active social media presence in order to enhance the exchange of ideas and provide information about the Museum's collections and events to the public. Accordingly, we encourage the public to interact with the Site, subject to the following conditions:

  • You are solely responsible for the content;
  • By posting content, you are providing the Museum and those authorized by the Museum permission to use it for any educational, promotional, or other standard University purpose;
  • You will not post content that is off-topic, or defamatory, threatening, or harassing in violation of state or federal law;
  • You will not post content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
  • You will not post any content that infringes another's intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secrets; and
  • You are not under the age of 13 or have obtained permission from an adult before submitting content.

Links to Third Party Sites

We may provide links to third party sites as a convenience and for informational purposes only. This linking does not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or content of the linked website, including any advertisements that may be posted on the third party sites. We have no control over, make no representation or warranty, and bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the externally linked sites. We encourage you to review any third-party websites' terms of use and privacy policy as those are applicable to your use of their site and any information that it may collect.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

All Content is provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We may update, change, or delete Content at any time. We will make reasonable and ongoing efforts to revise and update our Site, but do not warrant that the Site will provide continuous, prompt, secure, or error free service, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions, including the inaccuracy of content, or for any damages or losses that users may incur as a result of the unavailability of the Site.

Further, we assume no responsibility or liability for any damages to or viruses that may infect a user's computer equipment or other property resulting from use of or downloading Content from the Site.

Warranty and Indemnity

By using the Site, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, fees, judgements, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use of the Site.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by applicable federal laws and the laws of the State of Kansas, without regard to its conflict of law's provisions. Both parties submit to the personal jurisdiction of and venue in, the state and federal courts in the State of Kansas.

Effective Date

These Terms are effective as of March 1, 2018. Revised as to form April 19, 2024.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time and any such changes will be effective upon posting. Please review these Terms periodically for changes.