No one literally that I know of or that I could find had the kind of facilities that Indiana University has and already had in their extraordinary, state-of-the-art, archival buildings.Glenn Close, award-winning actress
How Glenn Close's costumes ended up at Indiana University
Close searched nationwide for a place to house her collection of more than 800 costumes, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and an archival facility in Austin, Texas.Why Close chose IU
'The Art of the Character'
Dozens of Glenn Close's costumes from stage and screen will be on display during a special exhibition at the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art from May 6 to Nov. 14.Read about the exhibition
Lending a hand
Students in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design helped re-create a pair of iconic gloves Close wore as Cruella de Vil that are featured in the upcoming exhibition.Learn about the process
See "The Art of the Character" in person
What: An exhibition featuring 56 costumes that Glenn Close wore while portraying 11 characters from 14 productions.
Where: The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at IU Bloomington.
When: May 6 through Nov. 14.
How: The exhibition is free and open to the public. Visit the museum during its regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.
For additional information to help plan your visit, including parking and COVID-19 policies, visit the Eskenazi Museum's website.