Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art
Address 1: VU Center for the Arts
1709 Chapel Dr
Zip Code: 46383
Alt. Phone: 219-464-5761
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon – 5:00 p.m.
Directions: Lat: 41.4644 Long: 87.0396 The Brauer Museum of Art is located in the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts. From Chicago, take Toll Road 80/90 East. Take exit 31 (Chesterton) to State Rte 49 South. Travel 9 miles on State Rte 49 and take the 2nd Valparaiso exit (US Route 30 west). Go to Sturdy Rd/State Rte 130 and take a right. Take a left onto Chapel Dr. The Center for the Arts will be on your right.
Lat/Long: 41.4634884, -87.0398723
Located in the state-of-art Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus, the Brauer Museum of Art is home to a nationally recognized collection of 19th and 20th-century American art and international religious art. The Brauer Museum of Art maintains a permanent collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American art (including Midwestern regional art) and international religious art. Represented artists include Frederic Edwin Church, Asher B. Durand, Childe Hassam, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Ed Paschke. The museum contains the largest known collection of paintings by Junius R. Sloan (1827-1900), a Hudson River School artist who painted some of the earliest depictions of settlement life on the Midwestern prairie. Please check the museum website for hours. Free admission (donations welcome), and free tours by appointment.