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DePaul Art Museum

DePaul Art Museum tour
Craig Klugman, professor and chair of the Department of Health Sciences, brings his students to see the "Rooted in Soil" exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum.

Housed in a pristine new building conveniently located near the Fullerton 'L' stop, the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) extends the University’s commitments to excellence, diversity and social concerns through educational exhibitions, collections, and programming that provide fresh perspectives on art and visual culture from distant continents to Chicago’s own backyard, from the ancient world to the present.

DPAM’s collection is diverse in culture and geographic region, with more than 3000 objects, with strong holdings by Chicago and regional artists, strengths in North American and Latin American photography, WPA-era prints, contemporary and traditional West African objects, and Eastern European graphic arts.

DPAM Website

Extraordinary Teaching and Learning Opportunities

DPAM provides faculty many opportunities to expand their students’ experience of art, history and culture in unexpected ways. Faculty from a variety of DePaul colleges and departments have developed innovative strategies to incorporate the art museum as a resource for teaching and learning. Museum staff members are available to assist in developing custom tours and collection study visits to enhance students’ learning experience.

Collection Visits

A memorable addition to any class or research project, a trip to the collection study room provides students the opportunity to engage with art in an up-close and personal encounter. To make an appointment, email Laura Fatemi .

The collection is also available for browsing on DPAM’s webpage.

Exhibition Tours

DPAM welcomes class groups for tours of current exhibitions. A guided tour by a museum staff member can be arranged. Email Kaylee Wyant for more information.

Programming

Each exhibit offers an array of educational events open to the public  including films, lectures, artist-led tours, panel discussions and more. View the museum's latest news and events.

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