Thesis Exhibitions

Prepare for your final exhibition

Graduating B.F.A. and M.F.A. students complete their course of study by presenting a thesis exhibition, typically in their final semester at IU. B.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held in the Grunwald Gallery; M.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held in the Grunwald Gallery and the IU Art Museum.

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Students are responsible for planning, installing, and deinstalling their exhibitions.

Read the following information carefully to properly prepare and execute your thesis exhibiton.

B.F.A. thesis exhibitions

B.F.A. thesis exhibitions are held once per semester. Your thesis exhibition date will be determined by the semester you will be graduating.

The proposal must be submitted to the Grunwald Gallery of Art office or Jeremy Sweet’s mailbox in Fine Arts office room 123.

Download the guides for complete instructions and requirements.

Fall B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition Guide B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition Guide

B.F.A. fall thesis exhibitions dates

Group 1: December 1–December 5

Installation: November 30
Reception: December 4 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: December 5 at 4–6 p.m.

Group 2: December 8–December 12

Installation: December 7
Reception: December 11 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: December 12 at 4–6 p.m.

B.F.A. spring thesis exhibitions dates

Group 1: March 23–March 26

Installation: March 21
Reception: March 25 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: March 26

Group 2: March 30–April 2

Installation: March 28
Reception: April 1 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: April 9

Group 3: April 6–April 9

Installation: April 4
Reception: April 8 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: April 9

Group 4: April 13–April 16

Installation: April 11
Reception: April 15 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: April 16

Group 5: April 20–April 23

Installation: April 18
Reception: April 22 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: April 23

Group 6: April 27–April 30

Installation: April 25
Reception: April 29 at 6–8 p.m.
Deinstallation: April 30