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.
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In the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries:
Mindless Mayhem: The Art of Ron Villani
Curated by Gregg Hertzlieb, Brauer Museum of Art Director/Curator
In the museum's West Gallery:
Healing Pool: An Installation by Brian
Curated by Robert Sirko, Valparaiso University Associate Professor of Art
In the museum's Ferguson Galleries:
The Art of Jeanette Pasin Sloan
Curated by Gregg Hertzlieb, Brauer Museum of Art Director/Curator, and Gloria Ruff, Brauer Museum of Art Assistant Curator/Registrar
In the museum's Education Room:
Other State: Claudette Roper Video Installation
Curated by Elizabeth Wuerffel, Valparaiso University Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art