Inside the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art, a sprawling space has been crafted to unite classic and contemporary in a dance that engages the senses.
From its stunning atrium, rich with natural light, to a chapel bringing a light of its own to this sacred space, the new centerpiece of the University of Notre Dame’s Arts Gateway is poised for a new chapter of engagement with the arts.
Students get early taste
Hundreds of students toured Raclin Murphy during early access viewing. Read more
The finishing touches
Joe Becherer, director and curator of sculpture for the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art, shares his hopes for these new artistic spaces and why it's time for Notre Dame's art collections to shine. Listen to the podcast
With Raclin Murphy, an Arts Gateway emerges at Notre Dame
The opening of the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art is a debut of the initial phase of the Notre Dame Arts Gateway—a collection of state-of-the-art buildings and spaces dedicated to the visual and performing arts and architecture. Read more
Classic and contemporary
The Raclin Murphy Museum of Art seeks to blend past and present, art and teaching, to enrich both the University campus and South Bend community.
New Raclin Murphy Museum of Art opens
A new gateway to the University of Notre Dame continues the University’s long legacy of commitment to the arts.Read more
Notre Dame Hesburgh Trustee and family make new museum possible
University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Trustee Ernestine Raclin, along with her daughter and son-in-law, Carmen and Chris Murphy, made possible the construction of the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art.Read more