The project is the first phase of a larger upgrade expected to include an expansive outdoor plaza at the entrance of the 58-year-old performing arts venue.
Photo gallery: Pacers unveil first phase of renovations to fieldhouse
Upgrades already completed to the 21-year-old facility include new courtside clubs, an improved retractable seating system and a refreshed center-hung scoreboard.Read More
Private individual, residential developer to acquire former Simon estate in Carmel
The Great American Songbook Foundation said it is nearing the sale of its 107-acre Asherwood estate in Carmel to a private individual and a developer that wants to turn part of the property into an estate community.Read More
Indiana museums to receive $8 million from Lilly Endowment
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $43 million to 18 museums and cultural organizations across the country, including four in Indiana.Read More
Indianapolis Boat Sport and Travel Show called off after 66-year run
Anderson-based Renfro Productions Inc., which produces and manages the show and several related events, said it would bring back the events in 2022.Read More
Charles Venable, who came to Newfields in 2012, stepped down Wednesday amid controversy over a job posting.
The letter comes in the wake of a controversial job listing in which the Indianapolis art museum and nature center described a need to diversify its patrons while “maintaining the museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.”
Cultural development startup GangGang, which was enlisted to curate an exhibition highlighting a local mural celebrating the Black Lives Matter movement, said it has stepped away from the initiative.
The pandemic that landed March Madness in Indianapolis is also the complication that will strip some of the tournament’s ambience, but local officials are organizing safe activities.
The Indiana Sports Corp. on Friday said it has received the grant to support ongoing beautification and programming efforts in downtown Indianapolis leading up to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March.
The Broad Ripple Art Fair is a major annual fundraiser for the Indianapolis Art Center, which estimated it lost $350,000, about 10% of its annual income, from the cancellation of 2020 event.
The Indiana Gaming Commission is arguing that longtime casino executive Rod Ratcliff’s lawsuit should be dismissed because he has not exhausted all of his administrative appeal options.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, longtime casino executive Rod Ratcliff argues that the commission violated his right to due process and says he believes the commission is trying to force him to sell his interests in the new Gary casino to Hard Rock International, a partner in the project.
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other, with pandemic restrictions limiting crowds and many people bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget.
Pollstar on Friday said the live events industry should have hit a record-setting $12.2 billion this year, but instead it incurred $9.7 billion in losses.
Owners Vivian and Larry Lawhead said the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting an earlier-than-expected end to the business they started at 620 S. Rangeline Road in 2010.
The marketplace it says is open to all artists, regardless of their affiliation with the center or where their wares are displayed.
Among the myriad release plan changes wrought by the pandemic, no studio has so fully embraced streaming as a lifeline.
Michigan casinos could launch online sports betting and gambling games in December once state lawmakers waive the remaining time they have to review proposed licensing rules.
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.
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.
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.
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.