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Nominated for: BEST Museum
Among the highlights of our holdings are the Samuel Josefowitz Collection of Gauguin and the School of Pont-Aven; the Holliday Collection of Neo-Impressionism, featuring the work of Georges Seurat and his followers; the largest collection of works by J.M.W. Turner outside of Great Britain; a comprehensive Chinese collection of international renown; of the most outstanding collections of Japanese Edo-period paintings in the nation; and more than 2,000 objects in the African art collection. Other important collections include fashion arts, textiles and West Asian rugs.
On 152 park-like acres minutes from downtown, the IMA offers a variety of event and meeting spaces, including Deer-Zink Events Pavilion, The Fountain Room (formerly Puck's), Pulliam Great Hall, Garden Terrace, a 600-seat theater, a 168-seat lecture hall and beautiful gardens.
A jewel in the crown of Indianapolis! I was once enjoying an exhibit in the Rijksmuseum in Amterdam, and when I got to the end there was a sign that read: "On loan from the Indianapolis Museum of Art". What did you learn, Dorothy? It's right in our own backyard!
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