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Event

Gallery Hours
Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays.
A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Work by Chee Wang Ng
March 11 to May 7, 2017
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor
This Spring, The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University will present A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Work by Chee Wang Ng, the artist’s first solo museum presentation. Featuring large-scale conceptual photography, video, and installation work, including two new series of works that have never before been shown, the exhibition will shed light on traditional Chinese culture and the immigrant experience. Through the use of iconic Chinese symbols, artifacts, and Western memorabilia—such as porcelain figures, rice bowls, Chinese postal stamps, and chopsticks—juxtaposed with distinctly American imagery, such as Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell's soup cans, the exhibition explores what it means to be Chinese in an increasingly multicultural and trans-national world, through the lens of diaspora identity.
Abstract Painting in Europe, 1949-1968
March 11 to May 7, 2017
Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor
This exhibition will focus on works by European abstract artists from the post World War II period of 1949-1968, taken from the Eskenazi Museum of Art's permanent collection. Artists from Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Hungary, and Poland will be on view. This exhibition shines a light on an interesting area of the museum's collection, surveying what abstract artists in Europe were doing during the tumultuous period between the division of Germany into East and West in 1949, and the civil and political unrest of the 1960s.
2017 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions
March 29 to May 7, 2017
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor

Every spring, the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University partners with the IU School of Art and Design to present thesis exhibitions of graduating Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) candidates in the visual arts.
Group 1: March 29-April 9, 2017
Molly Evans Fox, textiles
David Ondrik, photography
Zandra Raines, photography
Gallery Talk: Friday, March 31, noon-1:00 p.m.,
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor
Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m.,
Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor

Thematic Tour: Tendrils of Design: Chinese Arts Past and Present
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Friday, February 24, 2017 – Friday, April 28, 2017
Available to IU Classes and the general public.
This thematic tour in association with the inaugural IU Global Arts & Humanities Festival, China Remixed, will focus on recurring symbols in Chinese art over time and provide a context for the work of visiting contemporary artist Beili Liu. To arrange a tour, contact the museum's tour manager Patsy Rahn, at prahn@indiana.edu.

TIME: 10 a.m.

COST: free and open to the public

WHERE: Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, 1133 E. Seventh St., Bloomington. 855-5445

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