Publications: brochure; exhibition catalogues: newsletter (quarterly).
The Swope Art Museum focuses on American art and has an important collection of American Regionalisf and Indiana Impressionist paintings. Six of the Museum’s eight galleries are reserved for the permanent collection (American paintings and works on paper), and two others are used to mount temporary exhibitions, both traveling and original. Paintings in the collection include works by Wwd. Benton, Burchfield, Marsh. Hopper, and Hurd, as well as earlier works by Doughty, Chase, Inness, Bellows, and Luks, and more recent works by Levine, Calder, Porter, and Motherwell. There is also sculpture by Huntington, Manahip, Hoffman. Rauschenberg, di Suvero, and Serra; drawings by Cox. Calder, and Curry; prints by Whistler. Homer, Bellows, Hopper. Wood, Lawrence, Motherwell, Rivers, Indiana, Warhol, and Judd.
Swope Art Museum Photo Gallery
Valparaiso University – Brauer Museum of Art
Valparaiso University, Center for the Arts. Chapel Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383-6349 Tel: (219) 464-5365 Fax; (219) 464-5244 Director: Ms. Rita E. McCarthy Admission: free.
Valparaiso University – Brauer Museum of Art, cont.
The Brauer Museum of Art holds a permanent collection of over 2,300 works, including examples by many leading American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Anderson, Burchfield, Bricher, Church, Glackens. Hassam, Johnson, Kensett, Marin, OKeeffe. Sierra, John Sloan, and Warhol. The Museum also maintains the collection of record of the American artist Junius R. Sloan as well as American, prints, photography, and sculpture. The museum also contains international religious art. It hosts special loan exhibitions in addition to its permanent collection and sponsors juried competitions of student art.
West Lafayette Purdue University Galleries
Facilities: Galleries (Beelke. 1200 square feet: Krannert. 5500 square feet; Stewart, 1200 square feet; Union. 1500 square feet).
Activities: Concerts: Films (occasional); Guided Tours (on request); Lectures (exhibit openings and weekly “Brown Bag” noontime talk): Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions. Publications: brochure (quarterlv): calendar (annual); catalogue (quarterlv); newsletter (semi-annual).
The Purdue University gallery program maintains four separate galleries on campus: Ralph G. Beelke Memorial Gallery (494-9355). Krannert Drawing Room (494-9700), Stewart Center Gallery (494-5687), and Union Gallery (496-7777). The Galleries present an active schedule of exhibitions of works from the permanent collection and objects lent by private collectors or other institutions, as well as annual MFA and undergraduate student exhibitions The permanent collection includes preColumbian textiles; Native American baskets: modern and contemporary Mexican paintings, drawings, and prints: Japanese woodblock prints; European and American paintings, prints, and sculpture from the 16th century to the present: and photographs from 1839 to the present.
Diego Rivera, Cabeza de Tehuana: Tehuantepec, 1930. oil on canvas, 22.25 x 18.25 inches. Purdue University collection, gift of Edward Stowe Akeley anil Anna Akeley, 1995. Photograph courtesy of Purdue University, West Lafayette. Indiana.
The number in parentheses following the city name indicates the number of museums/galleries in that municipality. If there is no number, one is understood. For example, in the text three listings would be found under Des Moines and one listing under Pella.
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