Museum Executive Director Charles Venable said museum officials forbade bikes — and cars — on the paid campus to make the grounds more peaceful and enjoyable for walkers.
Scott Stulen admits much of what he’s doing as the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s first curator of audience experiences and performance isn’t what people expect from a cultural museum.
In a partnership between St. Mary’s Child Center and the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 16 slots are available for students to enroll in a new museum-housed preschool, with classes beginning in August.
The changes are part of IMA’s transition from a primarily free-to-the-public facility to a ticketed attraction, which officially begins Tuesday.
Empty platforms. Instructional drawings. Everyday objects. In “Erwin Wurm: Euclidean Exercises," visitors are prompted to stand on the platforms and pose.
Officials at the Indianapolis Museum of Art are defending plans to charge an $18 admission fee as criticism rages among its supporters and on social media after the surprise announcement last week.
Ideally, a visitor to “Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life” at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (through Feb. 15) should take at least two trips through the exhibit hall.
Charles Venable inherited two years ago a museum with an elevated stature in the world of art but disappointing attendance figures and a penchant for over-spending its endowment to make ends meet.
No question about it, “Five Brushstrokes” is bold. It’s also playful and welcoming.
They shimmer. And that’s just the surface appeal of many of the works at this new exhibition.
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 Essential Robert Indiana,” at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, offers guidance in understanding the challenging artist and his work.
This week, I empty the notebook with thoughts on the IMA's contemporary galleries, a furniture show at the State Museum, a Beef &Boards farce and an ambitious new CD.