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Michelle Fishburne, creator of the ‘Who we are now?’ website, went searching for America during the pandemic

Finding “pluck” in America despite COVID-19 This story was first published in NUVO on April 9. The interlinked questions Michelle Fishburne asked her interviewees, as she travelled around the continental U.S. in her RV during 2020 and early 2021, were “What was your 2020 supposed to be like?” and “What did it end up being […]

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IUPUI professor Laura Holzman gets creative to “Free the Vaccine”.

 Herron hosts virtual exhibit Creativity vs. COVID: Ending the Pandemic for Good“. First published in NUVO on April 3, 2021. Laura Holzman has occasionally found herself at the intersection of art and medicine in her career as an academic and public scholar. In her book Contested Image, she highlighted the fight to keep the painting […]

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New exhibits at Herron Galleries focus on mass incarceration, health equity, decolonization

Published in the Inside IUPUI newsletter on March 25, 2021 The Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI opened three new exhibitions on March 24 that explore race, equity and decolonization while building on previous gallery programming. The exhibitions “Paul S. Briggs — Cell Personae: The Impact of Incarceration on Black […]

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Herron’s first exhibitions in 2021 highlight the power of art to unify, promote social change

Written by Herron staff and first published in News at IUPUI on Jan. 20. INDIANAPOLIS — The Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI will present two new exhibitions illuminating the various ways in which artists creatively and boldly use different media to amplify social justice movements. “The Sum of Unity” […]

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‘A Tacit Inheritance’ at Herron School of Art + Design

Virtual Exhibitions at Herron  |   Virtual-only from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8 The Herron Galleries are closed for in-person visits during the online instruction period from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8. Although you’re not going to be able to visit the galleries in-person during that time, you can take virtual tours of the following exhibitions: David Plunkert–The […]

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David Plunkert : an Iron Man among Illustrators

David Plunkert: The Visual Communi – gator is open and available for in-person visits at the Herron School of Art and Design, provided patrons wear masks and observe social distancing. Click here for more information. Note: The Herron Galleries will be closed to the public during IUPUI’s online instruction period from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8. The virtual […]

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Indy Art and Seek features Herron staff, alumni and offers interactive app for city exploration

BY JUSTIN WHITAKER for News at IUPUI Take a virtual tour or start a real-life scavenger hunt with Indy Art & Seek, a partnership between Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis that uses an app to offer a self-guided public art tour. More than 100 public art interventions or “moments of delight” […]

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Three compelling exhibitions at Herron

You might think that the three exhibits up now at Herron School of Art & Design, which address an array of social and political issues, are especially timely. But they’re not a knee jerk reaction to this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, according to Joseph Mella, director of the Herron Galleries. “We’ve been working on […]

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Herron Galleries reopen with three compelling exhibits

Editor’s note: This article, published on Sept. 10, was written by John Schwarb for the Inside IUPUI newsletter. Did you know that world-class art is on display for your enjoyment and examination six days a week, on campus, for free, in the Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design? If you’re new to […]

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A virtual reception at the Herron Galleries

Join Joseph Mella, Director and Curator of the Herron Galleries, for their first virtual reception as they celebrate their newest exhibitions featuring the work of Dan Mills, Donna Ferrato and Jana Harper. The virtual reception will take place via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, featuring the exhibiting artists. This event is free […]