Eskenazi Fine Arts Center

Artist rendering of Fine Arts Center

Rendering provided by Herron School of Art and Design

The desire to “see students doing what they love to do” led Sidney and Lois Eskenazi to make another major gift to the Herron School of Art and Design, this one to help expand the current “Sculpture and Ceramics Facility” on Indiana Avenue into the Eskenazi Fine Arts Center.

The new center will help Herron dramatically expand its highly regarded fine arts program, both on the undergraduate and graduate school level.

The gift from the Eskenazis, whose support for the art school helped Herron move to the IUPUI campus less than a decade ago, will help expand the existing 26,000-square-foot building by 10,000 square feet in new construction, plus renovate 38,000 square feet in an existing warehouse next door. The new space will house art studios, classrooms, galleries, community arts programs and public art fabrication.