Krannert Art Museum
Made possible through the philanthropy of Herman and Ellnora Krannert, the Krannert Art Museum was dedicated on May 20, 1961. The dedication exhibition ran from May 20 to June 25, 1961 and featured as its highlight Bartolome Esteban Murillo's Christ After the Flagellation. The building features an exterior adorned with white Vermont marble and gold-plated screens on its southern face. A reflecting pool which once shimmered in front of the Museum's southern entrance proved too difficult to keep filled and was eventually filled in with gravel. Along the southeast side of the building small sculptures spring forth from the ground in playful poses as part of the H. I. Gelvin and Mabery D. Gelvin Garden, dedicated in November 1990.
The Kinkead Pavilion was opened in 1988, made possible by contributions from the William S. Kinkead Estate and the National Endowment for the Arts.
|Selected Images of Krannert Art Museum|
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