Discovery Day

Discover life at Herron

Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI is a dynamic, inspiring place. But don't just take our word for it; get a taste of #HerronLife and all it entails at Discovery Day – an event designed with you in mind.

Whether you've already chosen Herron or are still deciding, Discovery Day is your chance to experience the magic of Herron, from our learning opportunities to student life. Join us for a day on campus exploring your academic program of interest through hands-on workshops while creating in our studios and meeting our accomplished faculty and highly motivated, inquisitive students.

Go beyond the typical college visit and explore the educational experience that awaits you in Indianapolis.



Discovery Day

Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York Street



Registration is required. This event is free and open to prospective undergraduate students with registration.

Registration is currently closed.

Event agenda

Programming at Eskenazi Hall

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Event check-in (at the NW side of the building)
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.Welcome presentation
11:00 – 12:45 a.m.Tours and information tables
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Light lunch
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.Workshop session I
2:45 – 4:15 p.m.Workshop session II

Post-Discovery Day Programming

4:20 – 5:00 p.m.Optional tour of IUPUI housing, leaving from Eskenazi Hall as a group to meet a campus ambassador
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.Optional tours of Herron's sculpture and ceramics facilities, located at 1410 Indiana Ave., as well as meet-and-greet with students and a live aluminum pour demo
(no shuttle transportation)

Programming for guests

Are you a parent or friend travelling with a prospective student to Discovery Day? If so, we’ve got opportunities specifically designed for you. We will host a panel discussion on career development. This will be followed by an academic development Q&A session with members of our faculty and academic advising team. More information on guest programming will be provided at check-in.

Getting to Herron

If you're driving, find directions to Eskenazi Hall on Google Maps. Eskenazi Hall is also accessible via IndyGo lines 10, 37, and 3. Ample bike parking is available.

Parking is available in the visitor section of the Sports Complex garage located next to Herron's parking lot. Parking validations for the Sports Complex garage will be given at check-in. Please do not park in the surface lot next to Eskenazi Hall, which is for IU Parking Permit holders only; you may be ticketed as a result.

Shuttle transportation is not provided between Eskenazi Hall and Eskenazi Fine Arts Center. Directions will be available at check-in.

Questions about the event?

Contact our Office of Admissions and Student Services at 317-278-9400 or