Conner Prairie Interactive History Park has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, to find ways to encourage history museums to incorporate the often unpopular and intimidating fields of science, technology, engineering and math into their offerings.
Tania Castroverde Moskalenko, incoming CEO of The Center for the Performing Arts, turned a $500,000 deficit into a $300,000 surplus at her current organization in Tennessee. The 18-month-old Carmel center’s budget is almost seven times larger.
Three years after budget cuts threatened the state-run Indiana Artisan program, the newly independent organization is moving ahead with ambitious plans to broaden its reach—and help artists and food producers build their businesses.
The retired WISH-TV anchor will be a community affairs adviser and make presentations at the history center.
A WXIN-TV Channel 59 report suggests the city of Carmel hired private investigators to tail Steven Libman, who resigned abruptly last month as CEO of the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel.
A longtime senior manager at the Indianapolis Museum of Art has retired—the result of a settlement in a retaliation lawsuit she filed earlier this month.
A strong balance sheet, experienced management, and conservative debt and investment policies contributed to the strong rating.
A wave of fundraising pitches is about to wash over Indianapolis arts supporters. Five organizations either have announced
or are working toward the launch of major campaigns.
Local arts patrons Jane Fortune and her longtime partner Robert Hesse started City Ballet in the spring of 2009, but it was
more of a pitch than a reality. More than a year later, organization leaders are still not sure when they will hire their
The 800-member group hopes to attract more men to its ranks.
The Arts Council of Indianapolis soon will move its office from Monument Circle to a smaller space on Pennsylvania
Street with an adjacent gallery. The move is symbolic of the council’s ongoing reinvention, as well as the financial
reality driving that effort.
The not-for-profit on Monument Circle announced its initiation fees will be waived for all chamber members.
Conner Prairie saw increases in both daily admissions and giving in 2009 and ended the annual period in the black for the
fourth year in a row.