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. 7, 2020 | 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York Street



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

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Event agenda

Programming at Eskenazi Hall

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Check-in and informational tables
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.Opening remarks
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.Light lunch, open tours, and information tables
11:25 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.Workshop session I
1:10 – 2:40 p.m.Workshop session II
2:40 – 3:15 p.m.Open tours and information tables

Post-Discovery Day Programming

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Optional campus tours

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

Eskenazi Hall, Herron's main building, is located at 735 W. New York St. in downtown Indianapolis. Event check-in takes place in the grand hallway, just after entering the building.

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Parking Information

Visitor parking is available in the Sports Complex garage located just west of Eskenazi Hall. Parking validations for the Sports Complex garage will be given at check-in so you can exit the garage at no cost.

The surface parking lot is reserved for IU Parking Permit holders only.

Visitor parking information

Visual map of parking lots and garages for Eskenazi Hall on the IUPUI campus

Questions about the event?

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