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Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

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Address: 1133 E 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7509
Phone Number: 812-855-5445
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Stunning architecture and unique art.

Setting on the campus of Indiana University is a unique modern architecture building among old European architecture of the campus. Quite a wide variety of art collections from a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ed U
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Bedford, Indiana
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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Setting on the campus of Indiana University is a unique modern architecture building among old European architecture of the campus. Quite a wide variety of art collections from a vast period of time. The lower floor contains some beautiful Christian art and artifacts from hundreds of years ago. A tour of the floors, reveals everything from modern to traditional arts.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The actual building is beautiful. Designed by I. M. Pei. We saw 2 of the 3 stories as we ran out of time. We liked the first floor the best as it had mostly contemporary art. The museum has a nice collection but nothing earth shattering. It is a nice way to spend 1-2 hours in the heat or cold... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

No right angles in I.M. Pei's building. Striking entry area with lots of light. The galleries have wonderful collections that the students and visitors can savor.

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Thank yakherd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I visited the art museum when I was really bored during fall break when we had a long weekend and everyone was out of town so campus was empty. I was really impressed by the artwork at the museum and how much artwork there really is there. They have a great number of pieces. Not a big art guy but... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This world class art museum (designed by im pei) is structurally and visually quite interesting, plus the collections are truly impressive for an often unrecognized Indiana Museum of Fine Art. The modern, post impressionism and impressionism galleries are terrific (with the likes of Caillebotte, Van Gogh, Marcel Duchamp and an incredible large Picasso) plus many, many more well known artists.... More 

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Thank Jaime S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This art museum was beautiful and worth a visit. There was a great variety of art. The cool thing is it's free! If you love art you must visit this museum. You can take photographs as long as you don't use a flash.

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Thank Heather M
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I came with a group of elementary students and was impressed by the age-appropriate tours that were given to our students from grades first through sixth. The building itself is very unique, with almost no right angles anywhere, from the stair-cases to the walls! There are three floors with several galleries each, and they are beautifully put together with a... More 

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Thank Sarah S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a good art museum, with several floors and one changing gallery by the main entrance. The temporary exhibits are often very good.

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Monrovia, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

IU's Art Museum has art and archaeology galore with much of what is found in Indy. Much less crowded and free, we don't have to drive interstates to get here. Very easy to get to terrific restaurants after your visit.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

My husband and I love the Indiana Memorial Museum. We can spend hours there looking at all the wonderful exhibits whenever we are in town. The permanent collection of Medieval to Contemporary is small but with great examples of the various periods. Small is good, because you can focus on each object for some time without feeling overwhelmed, and wanting... More 

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