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The Indianapolis Museum of Art has an extensive art collection that represents various art forms from various areas of the world.
African Art showcases artwork from the ancient era to modernized times in all regions of Africa.
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945 explores the foundations of early American art. This exhibit is home to over 200 pieces of art that was created before 1945. Some of the art concentrations of this art exhibit include; American impressionism, American modernism, and urban realism.
Architectural Sites includes historic landmarks in Indianapolis, Indiana. This extensive exhibit was created in 1966, and since has grown to being nationally recognized. Some of the historical landmarks include the Lilly House & Gardens and Miller House & Garden.
Asian Art features over 400 works of art that represents over 4,000 years of Asian art. One of the best features of this exhibit is it is fully accessible online for people who want to reference it, or do not have the opportunity of visiting the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Contemporary Art is an extensive attraction that includes highlights of abstract expressionism, minimalism, pop art, and installation art among different contemporary art forms. This exhibit has approximately 900 pieces of artwork dating from 1945.
Oceanic Art allows visitors to explore the art-rich history of the Oceanic world. Highlights of this attraction include canoe prows from Melanesia, jewelry, figures, house posts, and masks.
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs is the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s largest permanent attraction. This exhibit includes over 26,000 paper works of art that features prints from medieval time to current day. One of the highlights of this collection is Joseph Mallord William Turner’s master watercolor prints.