Grunwald Gallery of Art

  • 1201 E. 7th Street
  • Fine Arts Building
  • Room 123
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-8490

The Grunwald Gallery at IU's Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts represents contemporary art (made in the last 20 years) by significant regional and nationally known artists as well as by students within the school.  These exhibitions are supplemented with lectures, gallery talks, tours and other programs. The public is invited to all events and special tours can be arranged by calling 812-855-8490. The gallery is accessible to people with all abilities. Hours are Tues.-Sat. Noon - 4 pm. All events and exhibits are free.


The Friends of Art Bookshop, located adjacent to the Grunwald Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at Indiana University, is one of Bloomington's best kept secrets. FoA Bookshop maintains an extensive line of art books in all fields of interest as well as a wide variety of cards, posters, jewelry, and art-related gift items. Profits from all sales go directly back to the students of IU's School of Fine Arts, supporting talented young art students. Your purchases help to sponsor student travel, research, internships, tuition, and much more. Store hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9 am - 6 pm and Sat.-Sun. 1 - 5 pm (reduced hours during the summer and other IU breaks.)

Blanket Songs

The Grunwald Gallery will present Blanket Songs, a multi-media installation and performance by artist and composer John Hitchcock. The artist examines traditional narratives of the American Frontier and indigenous stories to reinterpret combined Native American and non-indigenous histories of... Learn more

The Deep End: Golden Age Comic Books

The Grunwald Gallery of Art will present The Deep End: Golden Age Comic Books, an exhibit and symposium organized by Malcolm Mobutu Smith and the Grunwald Gallery. This collection of comic books amassed by Smith over the last 30 years focuses on known examples of over 400 covers that depict... Learn more