The watermelon is associated with a painful history of racist tropes against Black Americans.
Works by Anita Fields, Sonny Assu, Catherine Blackburn, Athena LaTocha, and Steven Yazzie are on view in Shifting Boundaries at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.
Graduate students collaborate with Visiting Artists Rebecca Pappas, Jim Walker, and others on weekend practicums for concentrated work in social practice and placemaking.
Thousands called for Charles L. Venable’s removal after the museum posted a job listing which mentioned “maintaining the Museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.”
An offensive job description seeking a new director for the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields drew ire from artists, IMA patrons, and former and current museum workers.
The museum, located in Vonnegut’s hometown of Indianapolis, is a goldmine of relics to the writer’s life and career, including his reading glasses, Purple Heart, typewriter, and letters.
A leader in the field of contemporary Native art, the latest round of the Eiteljorg’s Fellowship features the powerful work of five compelling Native artists. On view November 16–February 2, 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS — In the mid-1970s, when my new, Hoosier husband first took me to visit Indianapolis, the city seemed haunted by the ghosts of middlebrow culture.
With the rise of e-books challenging public interest in printed matter, some community libraries have scaled down their collections while others are championing physical tomes through unexpected creative endeavors.
This is Robert Indiana first large-scale “LOVE” sculpture (1970 by Lippincott) ever made and it is in the collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Indianapolis, Indiana, does not often come to mind when thinking about art scenes, especially for those who live in global hubs like New York City, London, Berlin and Los Angeles. People in those cities tend to believe that next to nothing occurs outside of them. Having moved from Indiana to Brooklyn two years ago (I’m from Richmond, where Indianapolis is referred to as “the big city”), I wanted to explore Indianapolis’s art scene with fresh eyes.
The Indianapolis Business Journal reports that this week the Indianapolis airport should be deciding if it will remove a site-specific work by local artist James Wille Faust, “Chrysalis,” in favor of a video wall that will feature advertisements.