Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

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

Starting May 15, 2017 the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University will close to allow for a $30 million dollar renovation. The renovation will upgrade all of the museum's facilities and greatly enhance the museum's ability to serve the public as one of the countries premiere teaching museums. The museum is planned to reopen in September of 2019. Please visit the museum's website for more information and updates. 

With over 45,000 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. 

Artist Talk: Osamu James Nakagawa, A Shared Elegy

  • October 20, 2017
  • (812) 855-5445

IU Professor of Photography Osamu James Nakagawa will discuss his work in the current exhibition A Shared Elegy, on view at the Grunwald Gallery. This talk is free and open to the public. This talk is part of the Monroe County Public Library's Power of Words series. It is brought to... Learn more