Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

  • 1133 East 7th Street
  • Fine Arts Plaza
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-5445

With over 40,000 objects, the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art's collections include works representing nearly every art-producing culture throughout history. Explore ancient Greek pottery, gold jewelry, Renaissance panels and Asian treasures dating back to the third millennium BC. Discover paintings by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Jackson Pollock. Learn about other cultures as you view art from Africa, the South Pacific and the Americas - the museum's African collection is considered among the best in the country. A work of art in its own right, the museum's stunning building was designed by internationally renowned architect I.M. Pei, also responsible for the Louvre Pyramid in Paris. Admission is free.

You can also shop for unique gifts or enjoy a cup of coffee at Angles Cafe and Gift Shop inside the museum. Find artistic jewelry, accessories, stationary, and children's gifts. 

Gallery Talk: MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Group Three

  • April 28, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

Every spring, the Eskenazi Museum of Art partners with the IU School of Art and Design to present thesis exhibitions of graduating Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates in the visual arts. The third group of MFA exhibitors featuring paintings by I.K. Kim, ceramics by Paul Maloney, and graphic... Learn more

Noon Concert Series

  • Dates vary between February 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Take a break from studying or working and ease yourself into the weekend at our free noon concerts. Witness the incredible musical talents of international students and scholars from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music as they play the piano, violin, and other instruments under the... Learn more

Noon Concert: Rodrigo Chocano: Music from Coastal Peru

  • April 28, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

Join us for a free Noon Concert entitled "Rodrigo Chocano: Music from Coastal Peru" featuring Uri Eran (guitar), Javier Leon (percussion), and Andy Miller (percussion) of the IU Jacobs School of Music. Our Noon Concert series is brought to you through a partnership with the Office of... Learn more

Opening Reception: MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Group Three

  • April 28, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

Every spring, the Eskenazi Museum of Art partners with the IU School of Art and Design to present thesis exhibitions of graduating Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates in the visual arts. The third group of MFA exhibitors featuring paintings by I.K. Kim, ceramics by Paul Maloney, and graphic... Learn more

Public Tour: Eskenazi Museum of Art

  • Dates vary between April 15, 2017 - April 29, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

Meet in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium on the first floor for a free, docent-led tour every Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. Additional tours can be arranged upon request. The museum also offers audio description and touch tours for people with low vision. Walk-ins and kids are welcome. Please contact tour... Learn more

Concert: Musical Images: A Comparison to Post-World War II Abstract Painting in Europe

  • April 30, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

In conjunction with the special exhibition Abstract Painting in Europe, 1949-1968, pianist Shelley Hanmo Qian will perform selections from Olivier Messiaen, Luigi Dallapiccola, and Sofia Gubaidulina. Image: Fritz Winter (German, 1905-1976). With Light Green. Oil on burlap. Collection... Learn more

First Thursdays

  • May 4, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

Start your evening at the museum. Mix and mingle, enjoy world music in the atrium, plus a cash bar and food, participate in interactive art events and catch live performances. Our May First Thursday program will be the final major event before the museum closes for renovations. We will be giving... Learn more