Open House

Meet your future home away from home.

On Friday, November 9, we're opening our doors for you because there's no substitute for making a visit to Herron to get a feel for the vibe, our people, and the IUPUI campus.

Our annual Open House provides you with the ideal opportunity to picture yourself as a Herron student. You'll not only learn about our undergraduate and graduate programs, but also meet our diverse community of artists, designers, educators, art therapists, and historians.

Plus, you'll see student work, explore our facilities and galleries, and discover countless professional possibilities that could result from a Herron degree. Join us for Open House!

Open House at Herron School of Art + Design
Friday, November 9, 2018, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202


This event is free and open to prospective students and their families. Registration is encouraged.

Register today

Get a glimpse of life at Herron

Herron Open House provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Meet faculty and students in your intended degree program.
  • Receive guidance about the admissions process and financing your education.
  • Explore Herron's facilities, including our studios and galleries.
  • Then, picture yourself as part of our dynamic community living in one of the "best cities for young professionals."
11 a.m.Event registration and check-in begins
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.Information tables
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.Welcome presentation
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.Guided tours of Eskenazi Hall
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Open studios
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.Guided tours of Eskenazi Fine Arts Center (transported by shuttle)
3 p.m.Event conclusion
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Undergraduate admissions presentation
12 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.Graduate admissions presentation and program breakout sessions led by faculty
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.Shuttle to Eskenazi Fine Arts Center for discussion with current graduate students

Parking information

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.


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