School Tours of Permanent Art Collection work
Tours are age appropriate for 4th to 12th grade students and address
Indiana’s academic standards in the visual arts and Illinois’
Curatorial staff and students will discuss style,
period, and cultural characteristics of a variety of artwork and/or
analyze works based on subject matter or the elements of art and design
Tours are free. Funds for bus transportation are available on a first
come first serve basis.
* Artwork in Stalker Hall - View work by internationally
acclaimed Op Art artists such as Bridget Riley and Victor Vasarely, Pop
Art icons Claes Oldenberg and Ed Paschke (Mr. Chicago), and Italian
Futurist Joseph Stella
* Artwork in Cunningham Memorial Library- Learn about prints by
internationally renowned artists Fernand Léger and Diego Rivera,
historic and contemporary landscapes by artists such as Otto Stark
(Hoosier Group, early 20th Century) and Marikay Peter-Witlock (contemporary
Chicago artist), and sculpture and two-dimensional works in a variety of
mediums by ISU students and emeriti art faculty
* Outdoor sculpture across ISU’s campus- Includes monumental
steel sculptures such as Via Solaris by John Van Alstine, Runner by Doug
Kornfeld, and Arthur’s Odyssey by Michael Dunbar
* Works Progress Administration (New Deal)- Among the works
featured are images of labor and poverty, rare Social Surrealist
paintings about the rise of Fascism and industrialization, and prints by
and about African Americans.
Grace Pringle, Administrative Assistant
University Art Gallery
Each year, the Department of Art at Indiana
State University hosts Art Day. This event gives high school students
the opportunity to participate in a variety of exciting workshops held
in the studios and lecture rooms of the Department of Art at Indiana
All workshops are conducted by ISU faculty and graduate students.
Most of these workshops emphasize a hands-on approach to learning.