Herron Open House

Explore your creative future this fall

Our annual open house event offers college-bound students and their families a more in-depth introduction to life at Herron with student-guided tours of our studios and galleries; insights into the school's 11 undergraduate programs; and opportunities to chat with staff, faculty, students, and alumni. Don't miss your chance to get the inside scoop on becoming a Herron art or design major.

Friday, November 8, 2019
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


This event is free and open to prospective students and their families. Registration is encouraged but not required.

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Check In

10 – 10:30 a.m.
Check-in for Open House and pick up a map and agenda

Welcoming Remarks

10:30 – 11 a.m.
Hear a warm welcome from Herron's Office of Admissions and Student Services 

Admissions Presentation

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Learn about the application requirements and financing your education

Eskenazi Hall Guided Tours

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tour Eskenazi Hall and view students' studio spaces and original artwork

Eskenazi Fine Arts Center Guided Tours

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
Tour our sculpture and ceramics facilities with a Herron ambassador

Portfolio Reviews

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Bring your portfolio and get feedback from Herron faculty

IUPUI Campus and Housing Tours

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Tour the IUPUI campus and see on-campus housing options

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


For more information, contact Herron's Office of Admissions and Student Services at herron4u@iupui.edu or 317-278-9400.