A Close look at 'The Art of the Character'

IU Bloomington faculty, staff and students have spent months bringing award-winning actress Glenn Close's costumes to life for their first campus exhibition.

Glenn Close in 'Dangerous Liaisons' View print quality image

'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
Cruella de Vil glovesView print quality image

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.