More than 900 works—in storage since the organization vacated the former University Place Conference Center—to become part of sports-focused expansion.
Thanks to CEO John Vanausdall’s friendship–and persistence–with Tennessee Titans owner Kenneth “Bud” Adams, the Eiteljorg will open the “Titan of the West” exhibit on Nov. 12.
The Indiana University Art Museum in Bloomington has received a $15 million naming gift from Indianapolis-based philanthropists Sidney and Lois Eskenazi, in addition to an art collection of nearly 100 works.
For several generations, a southern Indiana family quietly held a bench mallet created and used by Abraham Lincoln in his youth. It’s now on loan to the Indiana State Museum.
The gift from the Bud Adams estate includes significant paintings by noted artists including Frederic Remington, Charles Marion Russell, N. C. Wyeth and Thomas Moran.
When Dale Chihuly’s work is among the least interesting pieces on display, you know you’ve got a strong glass art show. Such is the case with Indianapolis Museum of Art’s “Masters of Contemporary Glass: Highlights from the Marilyn and Eugene Glick Collection.”
The Indiana Historical Society paid $4,000 for "The Birds of America" in 1933 and $900 for "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America" in 1951.
It would be foolish to go to the Eiteljorg Museum’s “Quest for the West” show (through Oct. 6) looking for surprises. This is, after all, an invitational show focused on pleasing collectors of conservative western art who, in Indy for the show’s opening, purchase most of what’s shown.
The collection brings to light a bygone era in advertising when Block's and other big downtown department stores ruled the retail landscape and employed their own fashion illustrators.
A rare and colorful 1909 poster promoting the very first race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been sold for $24,000, a local auction house says.
The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library scheduled to open this fall in downtown Indianapolis will be part library and part museum.