Grunwald Gallery’s ‘Wunderkammer’ exhibition pulls out some of IU’s most curious collectibles

Indiana University has quite a collection of collections. Within its museums and more arcane repositories, IU Bloomington houses nearly 200 years worth of papers, books, artwork, artifacts and other miscellany. A fascinating fragment of these objects and oddities has been assembled in “The Wunderkammer: Curiosities in Indiana University Collections,” which opens Oct. 23 and remains […]

IU employees work to save hidden murals from former Wishard Hospital

Guest post courtesy of Kelsey Tharp, Physical Plant intern:  Four murals painted by a group of Hoosier artists have been rescued from a wing in the former Wishard Hospital. The murals decorated the walls of what was known as the hospital’s Burdsal Unit, named for Indianapolis businessman Alfred Burdsal. The ward opened in 1914 and […]