About Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Jordan D. Schnitzer, based in Portland, Oregon, is one of the world’s premier art collectors, known for sharing his private collection with millions by generously loaning groundbreaking artworks to institutions large and small. In 2023, ARTnews recognized Schnitzer among the Top 200 Collectors globally. His collection, one of North America's most notable, serves as a dynamic archive, preserving art for future generations and sharing it with the public through groundbreaking exhibitions, publications, and programs.

Today, the collection has grown to over 22,000 works, including prints, sculptures, paintings, and objects. The Foundation has curated over 160 exhibitions and loaned thousands of works to more than 120 museums, significantly enhancing art accessibility, particularly in underserved communities.

Beyond his contributions to the art world, Schnitzer serves as President of Schnitzer Properties, a family-owned West Coast real estate company dedicated to building, acquiring, and managing spaces where people can create, sell, work, and live. Under his guidance, the company has become one of the West Coast’s Top 10 private real estate companies since its founding in 1950. Based in Portland, Oregon, the company owns more than 33 million square feet of property, with regional offices in six western states.

For more information about the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, please visit jordanschnitzer.org.

About the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

Since its establishment in 1941, the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art has grown from a small university teaching collection into one of the most significant university art collections in the United States. A preeminent teaching museum on the Indiana University campus, its internationally acclaimed collection includes more than 45,000 objects representing nearly every art-producing culture throughout history from around the world.

The Eskenazi Museum of Art recently completed a $30 million renovation of its acclaimed I. M. Pei–designed building. The newly renovated museum is an enhanced teaching resource for Indiana University and southern Indiana. The museum is dedicated to engaging students, faculty, artists, scholars, alumni, and the wider public through the cultivation of new ideas and scholarship.

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