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.
Long-popular Fishers holiday light display moving to Conner Prairie
Reynolds Farm Equipment’s popular and massive holiday light display that’s long been a fixture outside its store at State Road 37 and 126th Street in Fishers is moving to Conner Prairie for the museum’s new Merry Prairie Holiday Festival.Read More
International street artists create murals for second phase of CityWay
An artist known for her association with Taylor Swift and another who has been creating graffiti-inspired art since the 1980s are adding their talents to the $135 million second phase of the downtown mixed-use development.Read More
New owners of Tibbs Drive-In predict bright future
The new owners, who recently acquired the 24-acre property, say they’ve already made some improvements to the four-screen outdoor theater, which has been in operation on the west side of Indianapolis since 1967.Read More
Cultural Trail raises enough money to keep Ann Dancing
Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. officials announced Wednesday that they’ve raised enough money to keep a popular electronic piece of public art in operation for years to come.Read More
If successful, the Keep Ann Dancing fundraising campaign, announced Thursday morning, will pay for hardware and technology upgrades and a maintenance fund for Ann Dancing by British artist Julian Opie.
More than two years after vacating its base of operations in Fountain Square, the city’s museum dedicated to contemporary art has formalized its metamorphosis into a more nomadic organization.
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.
A new, $4.3 million Lilly Endowment grant is poised to spark the transformation of a one-mile stretch of East 10th Street into a hotbed for the arts.
After a conversation with a local arts group, Sanner realized the walls of his stores were a perfect “canvas”—so why not add murals to as many stores as possible?
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.
Circle to get $8M boost for patriotic light show as Lilly Endowment doles out $50M in special grants
The endowment said Wednesday it would fund 17 ideas across the city as part of its one-time Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation program.
The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings by other artists that he owned to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home in Maine.
In Indianapolis, the task of monitoring and advocating for public art falls largely to the Arts Council of Indianapolis. It's a private not-for-profit, though its funding includes an annual $1 million allocation from the city.
IBJ interviewed Heartland Film Inc. President Craig Prater about the new event—and his tenure so far at Heartland, which he joined in 2016.
The Indy Shorts International Film Fest is scheduled for late July at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. It will exclusively feature films shorter than 40 minutes, including films that will be eligible for Academy Awards.
Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in New Castle and later relocated to Indianapolis, where he attended Arsenal Technical High School.
Mel and Joan Perelman recently gifted their collection of 147 baskets, cradles and bags spanning much of North America, with a focus on the Southwest and West.
More than a year after vacating its base of operations in Fountain Square, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art has landed on a new long-term location on the city’s near-east side.
The goal is to showcase—and hopefully fill—some now-vacant downtown retail spaces. Artists and vendors are being recruited, and the pop-up spaces should be active in May.