The Loyola University Museum of Art is Free on Tuesdays

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) is free and open to the public every Tuesday from 11am to 6 pm thru August. LUMA is dedicated to the exploration, promotion, and interpretation of art and artistic expression that attempts to illuminate the enduring spiritual questions and concerns of all cultures and societies. LUMA is located on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus and occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

LUMA was founded in 2005 on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago in Lewis Towers, an historic 1927 Gothic Revival building. The museum with 35,000 sq. feet contains eight exhibition main galleries, the William G. and Marilyn M. Simpson Lecture Hall, the Solomon Cordwell Buenz Library of Sacred Art and Architecture and the Museum Store, the Push Pin Gallery and the Harlan J. Berk Ltd. Works on Paper Gallery.

The mission of the museum is illustrated and introduced in the first floor lobby with the Windows of Faith representing the five major world faiths of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

Check out the current Rodin Exhibition.   This exhibition of 36 bronzes, books and letters gives insight into the artist’s thoughts on art and the art world in late 19th- and early 20th-century France. For additional information click here.



LUMA is located in historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s fabulous Magnificent Mile in the heart of Chicago’s cultural and shopping district.

Loyola University Museum of Art
820 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611



Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (free admission)
Wednesday – Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closed: Mondays and Holidays (New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

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