The Indianapolis Art Center, in Broad Ripple Village, brings Indianapolis art to life for Hoosiers through events, exhibits and classes. Try your hand at pottery, painting, sculpture, collage photography or any other number of mediums in an affordable art class at the Marilyn K. Glick School of Art. Plus, Indianapolis artists show off their talents in the Indianapolis art galleries that pepper this Indianapolis attraction. Engage your creative spirit on the beautiful grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center, located on the Monon Trail.
Current Exhibits at the Indianapolis Art Center, 2012
|Bodies and Buildings: Works by Gloria Fischer – Long time Indianapolis Art Center instructor and artist, Gloria Fischer, presents a retrospective of her body of work. Fischer, who travels to many classical and historical sites in Indianapolis and across the United States shares her inspiration with Indianapolis art lovers in the Ruth Lilly Library. Through January 31, 2012.|
|Common Consequences: Recent Work by Lori Larusso – Lori Larusso’s work explores and questions ideals of stereotypical middle class American culture. Her wall hung paintings engage negative space around the piece by letting the image edge define the edge of the actual painting. By depicting common or generic middle class interior scenes but including subtle subversive suggestions, Larusso’s work will have you questioning the world around you as your browse the Churchman-Fehsenfeld Gallery. Through February 12, 2012.|
|House/Hold: Videos by Hillerbrand and Magsamen – This multimedia exhibit features video projections of the artists’ own family and home. The resulting video trilogy is a playful and poetic exploration of the perceptions of contemporary American family’s emotions, interactions, consumerism and media. This exhibit takes over the Frank M. Basile Exhibition Hall. Through February 12, 2012.|
|I Dwell in Possibility: New Work By Tammie Rubin – Indianapolis artist Tammie Rubin explores the amorphous properties of clay. Her work, bases on the formal qualities of the conical and concept of speaking tubes used for communication in the pre-telephone era, feels both familiar and alien. Each piece is a mythic ornate contraption that allows for communication beyond this world. Held in the Sarah M. Hurt Gallery through February 12, 2012.|
|Faculty of the Year: Recent Works by Tom Laird – Tom Laird creates contemporary furniture with an Asian influence. His modern pieces are boxes and organic form bent leg tables that bring a certain style all their own to home decor. Held in the Allen W. Clowes Gallery through February 12, 2012.|
See the original work by Indianapolis artists on display now at the Indianapolis Art Center. With prime Indianapolis real estate in Broad Ripple Village along the Monon Trail, the Indianapolis culture organization hosts an array of fun for Indianapolis people. Join a class to develop a new skill or to make some new friends. Afterward, continue the fun over dinner and drinks at any of these Indianapolis restaurants or Indianapolis bars.
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Indianapolis Art Center
820 East 67th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220