Special Programs


FRIDAYS, JULY 11, 18, 25
Jazz in July
Special Event
6:30 p.m.
IU Art Museum, Sculpture Terrace

The sounds of jazz are back in the air as the museum hosts its twenty-third annual Jazz in July summer series, featuring some of the hottest jazz talent in the area:

July 6 Stardusters little BIG Band
July 11 Pharez Whitted
July 18 Avenida Brazil: Music & Dance
July 25 Steve Houghton and the AHA! Quintet

Special evening viewings of Matisse’s Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections will take place during Jazz in July from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Please see below for more details regarding a special pre-concert gallery tour on Friday, July 25.

All concerts are free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so everyone is encouraged to come early. Concerts are held outside on the Sculpture Terrace and, in the event of rain, will be moved inside the IU Art Museum. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. Donations are appreciated.

Matisse's Jazz
Special Tour
5:45–6:15 p.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor

Save your seat for the concert and then come down to the first floor gallery for a short talk by Nan Brewer, the Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, on the circus imagery in Henri Matisse’s Jazz.