National Art Museum of Sport

Facilities: Exhibition Area (10,500 square feet).

Activities: Guided Tours; Permanent

Exhibits; Temporary Exhibitions.

Publications: exhibition catalogues.

The National Art Museum of Sport includes over 750 paintings, prints and sculptures depicting sports ranging from the games of the lnuit people to auto racing, from ice tennis to football. It is a diverse collection representing over 40 sports and many art media. Some of the highlights include an extensive collection of mid-19th century wood engravings by Winslow Homer: a silkscreen by boxer Muhammad Ali: bronzes of lacrosse displayed with engravings of Indians playing the ancient game; on-the-scene action watercolors of football, baseball and track by John Groth; action portraits of legends like Arthur Ashe. Gordy Howe, Sam Snead, Eddie Arcaro, Jack Dempsey, Jim Thorpe, Johnny Unitas. and Bob Cousy in bronze. Some of the artists represented in the collection are Winslow Homer, Fletcher Martin. George Bellows. R. Tait McKenzie and Alfred Boucher. Approximately 175 pieces from the permanent collection are displayed in the public areas of University Place Conference Center, a two-story technically sophisticated facility built in 1987.

National Art Museum of Sport Photo Gallery

University of Indianapolis – Art Galleries

1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis. IN 46227 Tel: (317) 788-3253

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Department Chair: Mr. Dee E. Schaad Admission: free.

Open: Academic Year, Monday to Friday, 9am-9pm.

Closed: Academic Holidays.

Facilities: Galleries (2).

Activities: Temporary Exhibitions (monthly, during academic year).

The Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center contains a gallery used for temporary exhibits that complement the Art Departments teaching mission. Student, faculty one-person and group exhibits are held in the Leah Ransburgh Gallery located on campus in Good Hall. The University has an extensive permanent collection

Leonard Baskin, Stravismic -Jew, University of Indianapolis Permanent Collection. Photograph courtesy of Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. University of Indianapolis. Indianapolis. Indiana.

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