If there is one place I want to be this Friday, is at the Brauer Museum of Art in Valparaiso, Indiana. Not far from Chicago, you will find a gem of art museum in the campus of Valparaiso University. Do not miss this awesome opening and see you at the Brauer!!!
January 7 – April 6, 2014
In the museum’s Wehling and McGill Galleries:
Trucks: Recent Work by John Himmelfarb
In the museum’s Gallery 1212:
Mr. Imagination: Chicago Self-Taught Artist
In the museum’s Education Room:
Modern Vision: Japanese Prints from the Ruth A. Ruege Collection
Opening Reception for all exhibitions:
Friday, January 10, 7:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk with Artist John Himmelfarb
Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m.
Student Coffee Hour with Mr. Imagination Collectors Robert Alter and Sherry Siegel
Wednesday, February 5, 7:00 p.m.
These exhibitions were made possible through funds provided by the Valparaiso University Cultural Arts Committee, the Brauer Museum of Art’s Robert and Caroline Collings Endowment, the Brauer Museum of Art’s Brauer Endowment, and the Partners for the Brauer Museum of Art.
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University Center for the Arts, 1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
(The University is located 50 miles southeast of Chicago.)
Traveling from Chicago, take the Toll Road 80/90 East. Take exit 31 (Chesterton) to Route 49 South. Travel 9 miles on Route 49 and take the 2nd Valparaiso exit (Route 30 west). Go to the 2nd set of lights (Sturdy Road/130W) and take a right. Take an immediate left onto Campus Road (Chapel Drive). The museum is located in the Center for the Arts, directly across from the Chapel.
See map for more help.
Visitor parking is available in front (slightly east) of the Center for the Arts. Additional lots are available after 5:00 pm and on weekends. Handicap accessible parking and a wheelchair are available; please call for assistance.