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Our 9th annual Art and Faith of the Crèche exhibit opens tomorrow! See dozens of hand-crafted Nativity scenes from around the world, and shop at our pop-up gift shop. As always, admission to the museum is free for Loyola students.


Loyola University Chicago is sponsoring a screening of "Miss Sloane", a new film starring Jessica Chastain. Interested in seeing the film before it is released? AMC River East 21 will be hosting a pre-screening of the film on December 6th, and we are giving out free tickets! First come, first serve -


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Are you going to the Festival of Lights this weekend? Stop by LUMA to see our permanent collection and receive a complimentary cup of hot chocolate. The Watertower is a great place to view the parade from. :)


If you haven't seen Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art yet, make sure you stop by the museum before it closes on November 12th! Admission is always free for LUC students, faculty and staff.

Adler Planetarium Art Institute of Chicago Chicago History Museum the DuSable The Field Museum Lincoln Park Zoo MCA Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Chicago National Museum of Mexican Art The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts...

Loyola University Museum of Art is participating in Chicago Museum Week, which means free admission for all Illinois residents this week. Loyola students always get in free at LUMA, but if you're looking for something to do in the city this week, stop by LUMA with a guest and be sure to check out the other participating museums. Tell your friends!

From October 13–23, Chicago's top museums are joining together to celebrate Museum Week. Take advantage of discounted admissions, special exhibits, giveaways and more at each of the 12 participating museums.


Keep an eye out for our new free LUMA postcards scattered around campus and in Roger's Park. Stay tuned for more merch!


Looking for a job? Loyola University Museum of Art currently has two internship positions open: Photography Intern and Museum Shop Intern. If you are an LUC student with Federal Work Study, check out our page on Ramblerlink!


Are you a student with Federal Work Study looking for a job? LUMA is hiring for both gallery manager and internship positions, with opportunities for extra hours during the winter, spring and summer breaks. Check us out on RamblerLink, and visit our table tomorrow at Loyola's Job Fair, located in the Damen Student Center from 1 to 4 p.m.


Check out our new LUMA pins! Interesting in grabbing some for your own collection? Visit our booth at the Loyola Plaza farmer's market (6550 N. Sheridan, right off the Loyola stop) on Monday from 3 to 7pm.


If you're looking for something to do during before school starts, come by and support your museum! New exhibitions "Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art" and "Marcella Hackbardt: True Confessionals" open this Saturday. Admission is always free for LUC students.


"Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain."
- Georges Braque


"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery."
- Francis Bacon


“As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance”
- Calvin & Hobbes

Exhibitions: Loyola University Chicago

This is the last week to see all of our current temporary exhibitions before they close on the 23th!

Exhibitions To fulfill its broad mission, LUMA mounts three to four major exhibitions per year in its temporary exhibition galleries. Additional exhibitions, primarily focusing upon the work of Illinois artists, are presented in the Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Works on Paper Gallery. A list of past exhibit...


“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents”
- Bob Ross


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
― Edgar Degas


"Jerry Garcia"
Drawing by Gallery Manager Alison Kowalke (Senior)


"Birds at the Pali Lookout"
Photography by Social Media intern Kaleigh Myers (senior)


Welcome back to the Students of Session B! We hope you take advantage of this Chicago Summer by stopping by LUMA at the water tower campus! Admission is always free to students, staff and faculty!


“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”
― Banksy


Need to put in some practice for an art class, or just want to enjoy a day of sketching?

Every Tuesday from 4:30PM - 7:30PM this summer, LUMA hosts "Sketching in the Galleries". Grab a stool and practice your skills in the Martin D'Arcy galleries!


Summer Session A is officially done! Enjoy the weekend by the lake, and make sure to visit your University Museum at Water Tower. Admission is always free to LUC Students, Staff and Faculty!

Caspar, One of the Magi

Caspar is a bit of a celebrity at LUMA, having traveled all over the world with our staff and students. Learn more about the youngest Magi on display in D'Arcy on the new LUMA blog!

This statute of Caspar, the youngest of the three Magi to visit the infant Christ, is one of the standouts of the Martin D’Arcy Collection, and has been a mascot of sorts for the museum. An i…


The Art and Book sale has everything officially 50% off the sticker price! Come begin your art collection at LUMA!


During our two day Art and Curio sale at LUMA, stop by the Baroque Room in the Martin D'Arcy Gallery for "A Closer Look" at the Peruvian Madonna and Child, hosted by our Education Intern Grace. Join us for this lunchtime lecture at 12pm, and then enjoy the sales happening in the Simpson Lecture Hall. Admission is free for all!

Which Modern Art Movement Are You?

Take this quiz and see which Modern Art Movement you are!

Whether you're actually a creative person or not, there's a period of art that perfectly defines your personality! Take a stroll through this gallery of questions to unlock yours!


Come to our Book & Curio sale tomorrow, it'll be a hoot!


This Tuesday and Wednesday, LUMA will be hosting The Book and Curio Sale To Benefit LUMA from 11 AM - 4 PM in the Simpson Lecture Hall. Stop by the museum to look through items up for grabs! Admission to the museum will be free for all during this two day sale, so stop by and enjoy the sales, art, lectures and more this week at LUMA.


Chicago, IL

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11am - 8pm
Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 6pm
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm


(312) 915-7600


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