Money Talks: The Economics of Art in Europe

The Indianapolis Museum of Art hosts a tour through their galleries titled “Money Talks: The Economic of Art in Europe” on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 1:00 pm. This Indianapolis art museum offers FREE admission to all Indianapolis people every day. This tour is only one of the many Indianapolis events the IMA offers to Hoosiers throughout the Circle City. Take advantage of this educational and beautiful FREE Indianapolis attraction.

Interested in learning more about European Art through the unique lens of various economies? Head the Gallery Level 1 on Thursday at 1:00 pm to meet for the beginning of this tour. An IMA staff member or docent will lead a group through the stunning European Art galleries of the IMA. The topic: “why art was being created at different times in history.” As you browse through the collection filled with original paintings and sculptures by some of the biggest names in European Art, learn about the different factors that led to the creation of select pieces.

Art was often created for different people for many different reasons, but sometimes it was created in response to changing economic times. Discuss this topic with an expert as your browse through works by Rembrandt, Ruben, El Greco, Ribera, Caravaggios, Cranach, Jan Brughel, Monet, Renior, Pissarro and more. The European Art collection at the IMA features Old Master, Impressionists, Neo-Impressionists, Renaissance, Romanticism, Baroque and more. The IMA adds buckets of knowledge and access to Indianapolis art on the whole.

Hoosiers are lucky to have such a rich collection at an Indianapolis museum in their city. And even luckier that admission and programs like “Money Talks: The Economics of Art in Europe” are absolutely totally FREE. Don’t miss this fantastic Indianapolis education event.

Take a friend to this IMA tour. Afterward, head to the nearby Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village for lunch at any of the numerous Indianapolis restaurants or Indianapolis bars there. Discuss your new found knowledge about the relationship between money and art in Europe.

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Money Talks: The Economics of Art in Europe
Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 1:00 pm

Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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