Current Exhibitions

Francesco Solimena: Picturing the World for an Eighteenth-Century Royal Wedding
April 2–June 29, 2014
Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor

Through a selection of pieces coming from the Getty Research Institute, the IU Fine Arts Library, the Lilly Library, and the IU Art Museum collection, this exhibition focuses on one of the IU Art Museum’s masterpieces, Francesco Solimena’s Allegory of the Four Parts of the World, highlighting the painting’s history, patronage, and iconography. This exhibition features a fifteenthirteen-minute documentary, The World around Solimena.

Matisse’s Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections
April 2–June 29, 2014
Special Exhibitions Gallery

The IU Art Museum’s complete suite of color plates from Henri Matisse’s Jazz is featured as a special addition to the exhibition Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art on view at the Indianapolis Museum of Art through January 12, 2014. When the prints return to Bloomington, they will be the centerpieces of our own special exhibition.

Special evening viewings of Matisse’s Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections will take place during Jazz in July, Sunday, July 6, and Fridays, July 11, 18, and 25 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Please see Special Programs for more details.