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Indianapolis is home to several great museums. The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum and Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum are just a few examples. Below are the latest headlines.

Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure at the Eiteljorg Museum

Enter a world of chugging locomotives, bridges and tunnels, and incredibly detailed replicas of national treasures, such as Yosemite National Park, Aspen Colorado and Mount Rushmore to name a few. Now through January 19, 2014, Indianapolis, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure is a must-see exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum in downtown Indianapolis. Naturally, no […]

Jolly Days at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Now through January 5, 2014, the museum’s annual Jolly Days celebration offers a families in search of holiday cheer a variety of fun things to do and see. Leslie Olsen, Public Relations Manager for the museum says, “The most popular thing about […]

The 8th Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship Exhibition

The Eiteljorg Museum kicked off its 8th Biennial Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition on Friday. The event, which is officially entitled “Red: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship 2013,” runs through February 2, 2014, and will feature the artwork of 5 contemporary North American indigenous artists, a dance party on Friday, and comedy improve acts on Saturday. About […]

Indianapolis International Film Festival Turns 10 This Year

The Indianapolis International Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with an impressive number of films on its schedule. The festival, which is in full-swing, takes place in downtown Indianapolis, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art from July 18-28, and will feature 118 films in total. One new twist this year involves a “tweet […]

Lots to Do at the 43rd Annual Black Expo Summer Celebration

One of Indianapolis’ most celebrated events is upon us once again. For the 43rd consecutive year, the Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration will take place from July 11 through 21 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis, as well as other nearby locations. This year’s celebration began on July 11 with an evening […]

Enjoy a Movie Under the Stars at the IMA’s Outdoor Amphitheater

Summer is most definitely upon us, which means it is once again time to enjoy movies under the stars with friends and family at the Indiana Museum of Art’s amazing outdoor amphitheater. Tonight’s feature presentation is “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Gates open at 6:30 p.m. “Raiders of the Lost Ark” is has become as […]

Star Wars Exhibit: Where Science Meets Imagination

Will the fictional Landspeeders that first appear in Star Wars Episode IV ever become a reality? Might the X-wing Starfighters used to protect the Rebel Alliance one day become a staple of the United States Air Force? “Where Science Meets Imagination” explores the possibility of someday creating real-life versions of the fictional technologies depicted in […]

See "Geckos – Tails to Toepads" at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum

The marketing folks at Geico have run a masterful public relations campaign for geckos everywhere, with their funny and popular commercials that feature the lovable, cockney-accented gecko. But while they may not talk, in any human language at least, these little creatures are amazing in their own right. And now you can see them up-close […]

Eternal James Dean: An Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum

From Marion, Indiana native to parking lot attendant/struggling actor to rising Hollywood star. That is the abbreviated version of James Dean’s life, with one notable omission: A fatal car crash on September 30, 1955 that cemented his status as an American legend and cultural icon. He will always be the *original* Rebel Without a Cause. […]

Indiana State Museum Makes Travelling Lincoln Exhibit Available for Rent

“Abraham Lincoln: The Image” is an Indiana State Museum traveling exhibition that examines how Lincoln was portrayed in political cartoons, campaign broadsides, photographs, lithographs and memorials from 1857 to 1870. The exhibit is available on a rental basis to select organizations and venues. Few U.S. presidents have been as polarizing as Lincoln. He served as […]

Objets d’Art: The10th Annual Indiana Art Fair

Join in the celebration at the Indiana State Museum’s 10th Annual Indiana Art Fair in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s juried show will feature 63 artists from the Hoosier state, representing 22 counties, each offering their work for sale. With a diverse selection of art in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, […]

Tom and Dick: Hometown Heroes, Indiana Basketball Legends

The Johnson County Museum of History in Franklin, Indiana is honoring the careers of Indiana basketball legends, Tom and Dick VanArsdale in a featured exhibit entitled, “Hometown Heroes: Tom and Dick Van Arsdale.” These 3-time NBA All-Stars, both Greenwood natives, enjoyed long, professional careers that spanned roughly 12 years. They played basketball at Emmerich Manual […]

Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn

The ‘Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn’ exhibit is taking place at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana through March 24, 2013. Few Americans realize the amount of corn that goes into sustaining the American way of life. Imagine one cornfield per American per year. Sound excessive? The reality is […]

For Kids AND Grownups: It’s Hot Wheels For Real!

Hot Wheels cars have been a part of life for kids in America ever since they were introduced by Mattel toys co-founder, Elliot Handler in 1968. But not only are Hot Wheels toys, they are collector items that, to this day, are actively traded across the world with great passion. So what could be better […]

See the Unseen World at the Nikon Small World Exhibit

Behind a crashing red shoreline awaits a surreal dreamscape, cast in shades of amber, orange, red and brown, arranged in a luminous pattern of sharp peaks and valleys and all set under a tranquil, blue sky. No, this is not a still-frame taken from a sci-fi, fantasy movie; nor is it a photo taken by […]

February Events at White River State Park Attractions, 2012

With prime Indianapolis real estate in the heart of Indianapolis downtown, White River State Park houses a slew of Indianapolis attractions including the Indiana State Museum, the IMAX theater, the Eitlejorg Museum, the Indianapolis Zoo, the NCAA Hall of Champions and the Indianapolis Canal Walk. The White River State Park is a hot Indianapolis locale […]

Events Abound at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Feb. 2012

As not only one of the best museums in Indianapolis but one the best in the nation, the Indianapolis Museum of Art is known for its amazing exhibits and outstanding public programs. Presenting dozens of Indianapolis events this February, enjoy a day at the IMA taking tours and classes or watching classic films and unique […]

PlayFit: Ready for School, Ready for Fun Brings Dr. Noize and Dora the Explorer to Indy

It’s that time of year again, the time all Indianapolis children dread: back to school. The doorways of Indianapolis schools may not be flung open wide just yet, but parents and Indianapolis businesses are already gearing up for the big day. In the next few weeks, parents will be dragging their grumbling children down the […]

IMA Summer Nights Film Series: Grease Sing-A-Long

“Grease is the word. Grease is the word, is the word that you heard. It’s got groove, its got meaning. Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion. Grease is the way we are feeling!” Ever been to your favorite musical or movie musical, ready to belt out all the words to your […]

High Flying Film: Top Gun at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

The end of the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Summer Nights Film Series is fast approaching. With only five more films left, your opportunities to enjoy an evening of fresh Summer air and cult classic films are dwindling. This week at the IMA’s Summer Nights Film Series: high-flying 80s classic, Top Gun. See the film that made […]