Morgan’s specialty is to identify how artists and museums create narratives about American culture that belittle, deemphasize or oppress black populations and other ethnicities.
Children’s Museum, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra close temporarily over virus
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are joining hundreds of other orchestras, performing arts groups and cultural institutions across the country by suspending operations temporarily during the coronavirus outbreak. However, some local cultural institutions remain open.Read More
Newfields receives $10M grant to upgrade 100 Acres park
The grant from the Indianapolis-based Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation is designated to improve infrastructure such as bike paths and walking trails, add parking and bathrooms, and create an endowment for maintenance and new art commissions.Read More
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 improvements are part of a masterplan that aims to bring hundreds of thousands more visitors to the complex, which includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in New Castle and later relocated to Indianapolis, where he attended Arsenal Technical High School.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art on Tuesday unveiled a unifying name for its 152-acre campus. The branding points up IMA’s increased emphasis on leveraging its grounds and developing outdoor experiences.
Stuart Alter, the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s first director of technology strategy, said collaborations with partners in the community and with other museums help the institution enhance the visitor experience and make its art available to more people.
With a flower show outside supplemented by exhibitions focusing on birds, you might question the very nature of the IMA.
The sculpture by Robert Indiana was removed from display for two months of critical conservation treatment.
The move means people must pay museum entry fees to see the iconic sculpture, which was artist Robert Indiana’s first in a series of “LOVE” works.
It’s a nice surprise—especially for those caught up in the current wave of coffee-mania—to find coffeepots in a museum. The contemporary design wing of the Indianapolis Museum of Art has several in its collection.
Mayors, their staffs and policy experts from across the country—about 1,200 conference attendees in all—will attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual summer gathering that runs Friday through Monday.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art plans to pay off more than $17 million in debt at the end of the year, reducing its overall debt load to less than $100 million for the first time since 2004.