The Carmel Clay Historical Society broke ground in June on the 10,000-square-foot museum at the southwest corner of First Street SW and Monon Boulevard, along the border between Midtown and the Arts & Design District.
Newfields board issues first statement since Nov. 10 announcement of CEO’s departure
The board said “there is no change in our strategy, mission and values” but it provided no additional details about Colette Pierce Burnette’s departure.Read More
Punk Rock Night founder envisions museum for the fast and loud
A storefront near the Melody Inn is to become home to Punk Rock Night Foundation and a sizable stash of band memorabilia.Read More
Zoo announcing $53M campaign to fund chimp exhibit, welcome center and more
Already, the zoo has raised 60%, or $31.8 million, of its goal, with gifts from several institutions, including the Lilly Endowment.Read More
Updated Eiteljorg galleries reframe the context of Native art
The $6 million upgrade of the Eiteljorg’ second floor exhibition space focuses on themes of Relation, Continuation and Innovation.Read More
Memories of patients, staff members and neighbors of Central State Mental Hospital are being compiled for a digital archive.
Ferree, who started her career as a security guard at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, now oversees a staff of about 150 and an annual budget of $12 million at the state museum and the state’s historic sites.
CEO Jennifer Pace Robinson, who took on the museum’s top job about a year ago, talks with Mason King about the importance of the exhibit, the logistics of hanging all those bones, and what makes the experience different than visitors might find at other museums.
Greenfield city officials argue that a local not-for-profit group can’t provide proof of ownership for much of the collection of writings, furniture, paintings and other items stored at the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum.
From “A Christmas Carol” at the Indiana Repertory Theatre to drive-through lights at Ruoff Music Center, the holiday season is prime time for arts and entertainment budgets.
The dinosaur show is among the largest public events to be scheduled at the fairgrounds since the pandemic began
Indianapolis is home to several must-do attractions, including special restaurants, the Speedway, several museums and more. Here’s a list of attractions the IBJ staff recommends checking out.
The museum said the description—part of a post seeking a new director for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which is part of the complex—comes out of an effort by Newfields to be “truly inclusive.” However, it said the wording was “divisive rather than inclusive.”
Jenn Anné, lead paleontologist and manager of the Natural Science Collections at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, recently returned from Wyoming where she and her team dug for fossils to bring back to the museum. The trip garnered more than two tons of findings.
Though the city will allow museums and cultural institutions to operate at 50% occupancy starting June 19, many are planning to wait a few days or test the waters with a select group of members.
Facing millions of dollars in lost revenue from the COVID-19 outbreak, major arts and cultural attractions throughout Indianapolis are slashing budgets, cutting staff and dipping into reserves or endowments to make ends meet.
Three temporary exhibits will open this year, and a handful of existing spaces will receive substantial upgrades—including the popular Dinosphere space.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis CEO Jeffrey Patchen answers IBJ’s questions about the museum’s growth and what’s ahead.
Established in 1997, Creative Works designs, makes and installs set pieces and props for a host of entertainment venues, including escape rooms, virtual reality and esports venues and indoor miniature golf courses.
The art and nature campus is launching an array of projects to upgrade its offerings and public access, highlighted by an autumnal festival this fall including culinary attractions, horticulture displays, musical performances and films.
The destination best known for the annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival has changed hands, but its new owner hopes to maintain it as a farm.