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The museum’s annual meeting included the Indianapolis debut of the incoming CEO, the unveiling of what’s next for the Lume and an update on #BlackLivesMatter muralists.
Plus, see IBJ arts reporter Dave Lindquist’s picks for can’t-miss shows at a variety of area venues.
With financing from Lilly Endowment and support from the Smithsonian Institution, Conner Prairie’s Promised Land as Proving Ground exhibit is expected to be fully open in 2023.
“After Hours” will be written by veteran pop culture reporter Dave Lindquist, who joined IBJ in October to cover the arts, restaurants and retail.
The board at Newfields chose Christian to serve as the chair and lead the arts campus out of a race-related controversy that led to the resignation of its former president.
Mali Simone Jeffers and Alan Bacon had the idea for cultural startup GangGang just more than a year ago, while sitting together one night on their couch: Why not incubate the creative economy and culture like you might a technology company or sector, while promoting equity along the way?
Crews are spiffing up the grounds at the Basile Opera Center, the latest move in a rebirth of sorts for the opera company, which in August purchased the former church at 4011 N. Pennsylvania St. it’s been leasing for 10 years.
Many of the art-forward hotels, such as the Art in Denver and the Alexander in Indianapolis, work with local artists to either showcase their portfolio for a specific amount of time or commission one-of-a-kind pieces to display on site indefinitely.
The IRT, which had previously decided to make masks mandatory for all patrons this season, said it’s decided to strengthen its COVID-19 protocols in light of the increase in cases.
The rule, which takes effect immediately, gives patrons the interim option of showing a recent negative COVID-19 test. But effective Nov. 1, all guests age 12 and older must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a performance.
Host Mason King talks with Big Car CEO Jim Walker about the art campus the organization has developed in the neighborhood and how the group is trying to ensure artists aren’t eventually priced out of being there.
The centerpiece of the project—transforming a 40,000-square-foot former factory into an arts and cultural space—has not begun, but home renovations and greenspace development are underway.
“The Lume” exhibit, which launches July 27, will put visitors in the center of floor-to-ceiling projections of paintings such as “The Starry Night” and “Sunflowers” by Vincent van Gogh.
The last time the German-themed Christmas market was held in 2019, it drew more than 300,000 visitors. Event organizers aren’t sure if lingering concerns about COVID-19 will hurt attendance or if there will be a strong return.
Darrianne Christian in May became the first Black woman to chair the Newfields board of trustees, just months after the art museum and gardens faced an uproar over its handling of race and inclusion issues.
The federal grant program, part of a larger pandemic relief effort, officially launched April 8, but its application portal crashed within hours because of technical problems. The portal is set to reopen Saturday.
A mural honoring Indianapolis native Marshall “Major” Taylor, the first Black world champion cyclist, will begin going up in mid-May on a downtown building a block from Monument Circle, the Arts Council of Indianapolis said Monday.