Below you'll find the Eskenazi Museum of Art's press releases for special exhibitions, news about the museum, and upcoming events.


A view of the second second floor stairs and under-construction museum cafe

Eskenazi Museum of Art featured in the Herald-Times

The Herald-Times has shared an exciting behind-the-scenes look at what visitors can expect when the museum reopens in the fall!  Check it out at the Herald-Times Online (subscription or library card required). Continue Reading »



IU Eskenazi Museum of Art Hires Julie Ribits as The Beverly and Gayl W. Doster Painting Conservator

The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University has hired Julie Ribits as The Beverly and Gayl W. Doster Painting Conservator. In addition to managing the long-term care and study of approximately 1,200 paintings in the collection, Ribits will oversee the museum’s new Conservation Center. Continue Reading »




New issue of Museum Magazine published!

Issue #4 of the Museum Magazine is out now!  Look for updates about the renovation, recent acquisitions, new research by our curators, and more.  Get a PDF copy of the issue here, and sign up for our mailing list if you want the next issue mailed to your door!


William "Bill" Itter

Itter Estate Gift brings Endowment, African Art

Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts William "Bill" Itter's gift brings more than 500 African ceramics, textiles, and baskets to the Eskenazi Museum of Art's sub-Saharan African art collection. It also establishes an endowment for conservation and research.  Find out more about Bill Itter's gift here. »




Museum Highlights in New Yorker Magazine

Find out about the vibrant colors of classical sculpture, and look for mention of Curator of Art of the Ancient World Juliet Graver Istrabadi and two highlights of our collection!  Read the full article here. »


Henry Holmes Smith by Jerry Uelsmann

Luce Foundation Grant Allows In-depth Study of Henry Holmes Smith Photography Archive

The Luce Foundation has awarded the museum a $250,000 grant to hire an Assistant Curator of Photography to conduct research on the museum's Henry Holmes Smith archive. Continue Reading »

Tsinghua University Art MuseumIU Eskenazi Museum of Art Launches International Partnership with Exhibition in Beijing, China

The Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University has entered a multiyear parternship with Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing, China. The partnership features cooperation in the areas of exhibitions, programs, and staff and student exchanges over several years. Continue Reading »



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