The country superstar’s friendship with a Vanderbilt University professor of surgery led to her $1 million donation to coronavirus research and the successful vaccine.
IBJ Podcast: Helping artists and arts organizations survive the pandemic
Podcast host Mason King talked with Julie Goodman, president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis, about the group’s fundraising efforts and grant programs meant to sustain artists and arts groups. In addition, two artists join the conversation.Read More
Newfields announces major new immersive art exhibition
The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields on Wednesday announced the largest exhibit in its history. It is expected to occupy the museum’s entire fourth floor starting in June 2021.Read More
Visit Indy launches admission partnership with zoo, other attractions
The Indy Attraction Pass offers bundled access to Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.Read More
The Carmel City Council approved new rules Monday night to provide additional review of the city’s art purchases above $5,000. Ohio-based Epcon Communities also received the zoning approval it needs to build 149 age-restricted homes near Carmel High School.
Joe Hale will oversee the museum’s operations, programming, partnerships, communications and advertising efforts.
Hired in August, Fred Wallace leads a team that ensures the priceless works at the Indianapolis Museum of Art art kept in tip-top shape.
Quibi, short for “quick bites,” raised $1.75 billion from investors including Disney, NBCUniversal and Viacom and its leadership included entertainment industry heavyweight Jeffrey Katzenberg and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman.
In colder weather, a gathering for hot drinks and snacks seems more doable than a linger-all-night multicourse dinner. That also minimizes the risk. “The shorter duration, the better,” one expert advises.
Lewis Ricci has led the Indiana Arts Commission as executive director since October 2006.
The economic vulnerability inherent in arts organizations is exacerbated when they rely on a major seasonal event—like “The Nutcracker”—for large portions of revenue, said Amir Pasic, dean of the School of Philanthropy at IUPUI.
The world’s second-biggest cinema chain on Thursday plans to close its 536 Regal theaters in the United States and its 127 British locations, affecting about 45,000 employees,
Cineworld Group operates 543 Regal cinemas in the United States, including six in Indianapolis and the surrounding communities.
Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the convention center’s exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms. There would be expansive safety measures and daily virus testing.
Pete Ward, chief operating officer for the Colts, confirmed the 200% increase in the maximum-allowed crowd for the Sept. 27 game against the New York Jets.
The new race will be part of a three-day festival of sound and speed that organizers hope rivals the storied Long Beach Grand Prix.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday night voted unanimously to issue up to $155 million in bonds to pay for an expansion of the Indiana Convention Center at Pan Am Plaza.
According to a revenue report released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission, the sports betting handle more than doubled from July to August to reach its highest mark since February, before the pandemic hit the state.
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis have teamed up with 72 local artists for a project that has put 107 pieces of art on temporary display all over town.
ISO leadership and the musicians released a joint statement on Tuesday announcing the new contract, which runs through Aug. 29.
The public arts project, funded with a $674,520 grant from Lilly Endowment and organized by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis, features 100 mini-installations, performances, literary pieces and individual artworks along urban streets.