The parent organization of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra said its expenses exceeded revenue by $1.7 million on a budget of $25.6 million for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. The deficit was $1 million less than a year ago, while the ISO endowment grew by $5.5 million.
Printing Partners is one of the top 10 corporate arts supporters in the nation, according to Americans for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis received a $1 million grant from the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation to support expeditions by an Indiana University team to Captain Kidd’s ship in the Dominican Republic.
Butler University said Thursday that it plans to close its Jordan Academy of Dance due to economic reasons. The academy, which has more than 200 students, ages 3-17, will shut down May 31.
Howard Schrott will provide $6.5 million toward the $13 million performing-arts building.
Exhibit, grant power audience development initiatives.
The Fishers Arts Council, which merged this year with the Fishers Cultural Alliance, is looking to become the suburb’s foremost arts advocate.
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.
In its 40th year, event will feature 225 artists in a format expanded to two days.
The Indiana Arts Commission revamped the way it allocates money out of concern about future state budget cuts, which would
further reduce grants available to arts organizations.