Back to the Future: A Mid-Century Modern Tour 2024

Check in at tour headquarters:
Lower level of Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana University Bloomington
900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405

Indiana Modern’s annual Back to the Future tour highlights how modern design developed at Indiana University’s Bloomington campus featuring five landmarks built from the 1930s through today. Tourgoers will explore landmarks by renowned architects including A.M. Strauss, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and I.M. Pei, and experience unique highlights at each site, such as murals by famed artist Thomas Hart Benton, historic artifacts from the special collections of Lilly Library, and artwork at the University Art Museum.

On the day of the tour, check-in at tour headquarters at 12 p.m. or after in the lower level of Indiana Memorial Union (900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington) to exchange your ticket for a tour program with map. The self-guided tour lasts approximately 2 hours, depending on how much time you spend at each site, and takes place rain or shine.

Back to the Future: A Mid-Century Modern Tour 2024
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  • Indiana Memorial Union - Biddle Hotel and Conference Center
  • Advance $15, Day of $20