ASU Art Museum


ASU Art Museum or Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is located at 10th Street and Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona. The facility is ten minutes away from Phoenix's downtown utilizing I-10 and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Arizona State University's main campus on the 10th street and Mill Avenue's SE corner in the Nelson Fine Arts Center.

There is no charge for admission to the Museum. The facility is closed for holidays, Mondays and Sundays. The facility opens at eleven in the morning on Tuesday through Wednesday. On Tuesday the facility closes at eight in the evening the rest of the week it closes at five in the evening. There is free parking available for the facility as well.

The facility was founded during 1950 with a gift from local lawyer Oliver B. James. Over a time span of five years Mr. James donated one-hundred and forty-nine art works. The Matthews Library originally housed the collection until it moved to the newly completed Hayden Library during 1965. By 1978 the collection too up the Matthews Center's second floor and just kept growing.

Those wishing to obtain additional information about exhibits and hours of operation should contact the ASU Art Museum directly.

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