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Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

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Cool museum on campus

This is a unique museum that offers a unique exhibit of art pieces and culture. Fun fact this... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Wonderful collection!

The museum near the heart of campus has an extensive and diverse collection of art from the middle... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Bloomington, Indiana
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Since its establishment in 1941, the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, has grown from a small university teaching collection into one of the foremost university art museums in the country. Today, the Eskenazi Museum of...more
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1133 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47405-7509
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a unique museum that offers a unique exhibit of art pieces and culture. Fun fact this building on the exterior has no right angles.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ralanger31
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The museum near the heart of campus has an extensive and diverse collection of art from the middle ages to the 21st century. The Angles Cafe provides a resting place before, during or after your tour of the galleries. Special Exhibits tend to coincide with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Worth visiting, if it is open...not much parking close by...a few spots behind gallery, handicapped accessible, at last visit. Be careful! They love to ticket! You can park in the Union Bldg./hotel lot and walk ...just a few minutes. Collections vary and sometimes, there are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Bloomington
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is an amazing museum; the architechture is absolutely spectacular. The visiting exhibit, "A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Work by Chee Wang Ng" was utterly fascinating. There was a musical concert going on while we were there, and we were able to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Trisha S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Beautiful architecture (I.M.Pei), nice cafe/ gift shop, but it's the collections that really shine. Excellent selection of modern art on first floor... great teaching/learning resource. Greek, roman, Egyptian star on the second floor, and the real gem, in my opinion, is the African and pacific...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Had some time to spare while on the IU campus yesterday and decided to visit. The museum is a short walk up the hill from the parking lot of the Union (look for the red ring modern sculpture out front). It has a surprisingly broad...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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BtownAbe, Public Relations Manager at Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for the great review and glad you could come and visit us!!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Very impressive museum. You can find Monet, Picasso, Pollock. What I found a waste of space was the Chee Wang Ng exhibitions.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 240family
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The design was done by I.M. Pei, who did the pyramid at the Louvre. Apparently, none of the corners are done at a direct right angle. Please note that this will soon be closed for a few years due to renovation and/or expansion.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ericvangucht
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have difficulty exposing my husband to culture. I literally drugg him to this museum, based on the fact that the University was on holiday, and there wouldn't be a problem with parking. He has had to deal with the parking issue before and didn't...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank blueeyesbrown89
BtownAbe, Public Relations Manager at Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Our apologies that we were closed when you tried to visit. We appreciate you taking the time and effort to come and visit us, and apologize that we weren't able to accommodate you over the holidays. Our holiday hours were posted on the front page...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Being a Brit. and excuse me if that sounds patronising, but I wasn't expecting much of this museum. What could there possibly be of much interest in a small town museum in the U.S that could not be seen at home ? I have to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Susan R
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1 May 2017|
Response from BtownAbe | Property representative |
The museum will close for renovations starting on May 15. The museum is projected to reopen in the fall of 2019. Let me know if you have any additional questions. You can also find more information about our renovation... More