INSPIRED BY THE DUNES

Paintings by Frank V. Dudley

Frank Dudley’s artwork – inspired by the beauty of the Indiana Dunes – helped to preserve the rare ecosystem where people come to explore, study, enjoy and create.

January 28, 2023 through June 25, 2023

This experience is located on Level Three and is included with purchase of museum admission.

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Painting of Indiana Dunes people on beach
“Along the Beach” (cropped) by Frank Dudley, oil on canvas, 1946

Frank Dudley painting of dunes vegetation landscape

See several of Dudley’s paintings from throughout his career. Step into one of his beach scenes and learn about his life.

Image credit: From Mt. Tom oil on canvas, 1941.

Learn how Dudley’s work influenced authors, photographers, poets and artists who continue to find inspiration in the Dunes landscape.

Image Credit: In Lupine Time 1, oil on canvas, 1938.

Painting of vegetation at Indiana Dunes

Made possible with the generous support of

Indy Arts Council