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Monday - Friday, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Admission is free.

Tours Dates
Nov. 14 @ 3 p.m.
Dec. 12 @ 3 p.m.

Visiting the Gallery
Visitors may view the gallery during gallery hours without an appointment. To schedule a visit at another time during our regular open hours (8:00 am to noon and 1:00 to 5:00 pm Monday- Friday), please call 812-855-7686. Please note that the gallery is closed for all major and federal holidays.

Maps and Directions to the Institute are available.

Due to adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Now Showing
Undress Me: A Peek at 19th and 20th Century Undergarments
September 19 - December 23
Anonymous photographer, France
Woman in undergarment, c.1920
Photograph in postcard format

This exhibit presents a selection of vintage photographs of women in lingerie from the Kinsey Institute art collection paired with corsets, slips, brassieres, and other articles of clothing on loan from the Sage Collection

To learn more about the Sage Collection at Indiana University, go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/?file=_page1.php


The Taste of Seduction
September 19 - December 23
Maureen Kaveney
Rosemary & Apples, A Study in Aphrodisiacs, 2012
Color photograph

The Taste of Seduction examines the rich tradition of linking the enjoyment of food and drink with sex and arousal, through works of art and cultural artifacts in the Kinsey Institute collections.. This exhibit will include approximately fifty artworks, artifacts, and print materials from The Kinsey Institute’s research collections that relate to the consumption of food and drink and its association with sexual desire, romantic love and seduction. 

Featured artists will include Patti Beadles, Lynn Bianchi, Gili Chen, Debranne Cingari, David Deaubrey, Anthony Droege, Beryl Fine, Gene Greger, Bill Haigwood, Naomi Harris, Danielle Kaltz, Maureen Kaveney, Flounder Lee, R. Leftwick, Henri Monnier, April Renae, Mark Sawrie, Sam Steward, and Marie Weichman.

Offered in conjunction with IU Themester 2014: Eat, Drink, Think.

Opening Event: September 19th from 4:30-7:00. The Taste of Seduction: Arousing Desire with Edible Aphrodisiacs, an interactive event allowing visitors to taste and explore foods and non-alcoholic beverages associated with passion, romance, and stimulation.



Upcoming Exhibitions
Hold That Pose: Erotic Imagery in 19th Century Photography
January 23 - April 3, 2015

An opening reception will be held on Friday, January 23rd from 5-7 pm. The reception is free and open to the public.


Secret Impressions: The Mass Production of Erotica Prior to the Camera
January 23 - April 3, 2015

An opening reception will be held on Friday, January 23rd from 5-7 pm. The reception is free and open to the public.


Other Exhibitions Featuring The Kinsey Institute Collection
These exhibits are hosted by other institutions
November 20, 2014 - September 20, 2015
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, UK

The Wellcome Trust presents "The Institute of Sexology" Exhibition. With over 50 items from The Kinsey Institute art, artifacts, and archival collections, this comprehensive exhibit showcases the pioneers of the study of sex.


Some of these exhibitions are available to view online.

 


About

The Kinsey Institute Gallery showcases selected pieces from the Institute's extensive collection of art, artifacts, and photography. Past exhibitions include Sex Ed, Out of Russia, and Passionate Creatures.

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Help support the Kinsey Institute Art, Artifact and Photography Collection and The Kinsey Institute Gallery through donations or by adopting a work of art for upcoming exhibits.

Contact the curator, Catherine Johnson-Roehr.


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