To educate and inspire through art

Located in the Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus, the Brauer Museum of Art is home to a nationally recognized collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American art and includes works by Frederic Edwin Church, Asher B. Durand, Childe Hassam, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ed Paschke.

It also houses the largest known collection of works by Junius R. Sloan (1827-1900), a Hudson River School painter who lived and worked in the Midwest. Other focus areas within the collection include world religious art and Midwestern regional art. As well as displaying selections from its permanent collection, the Brauer Museum hosts a full schedule of special exhibitions and events.

For information on the sculpture installation Borders by Steinunn Thorarinsdottir, please click here.

For information about the March 25 Inner Visions symposium, please click here.

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Exhibitions & Events

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April 15 - May 10, 2015

In the museum’s Wehling and McGill Galleries:

Valparaiso University Art Student Exhibition

In the museum’s Ferguson Gallery 1214:

Screenprints by Andy Warhol from the Brauer Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection, curated by Valparaiso University students Kayla Nomina and Kevvie Simonsen

In the museum’s Education Room:

Greek and Roman Tablets from the Brauer Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection, curated by Valparaiso University students Emily Curosh, Jenna Turpin, and Elizabeth Almasy

In the museum’s Ferguson Gallery 1215:

The Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown


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Museum Hours

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Monday

Contact Information

Brauer Museum of Art
Center for the Arts, Valparaiso University
1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383-6493
Phone (219) 464-5365
Fax (219) 464-5244

Indiana Arts Commission

National Endowment for the Arts