Press Releases

 

Below is a collection of recent press releases. If you are looking for something older, please visit the Archived Releases page. For additional questions, contact media@discovernewfields.org.

NEWFIELDS ANNOUNCES NEW CURATORIAL APPOINTMENTS

INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2018—The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has added new strength to its curatorial department.

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NEWLY EXPANDED DESIGN GALLERY OPENS IN IMA GALLERIES AT NEWFIELDS 7/27

INDIANAPOLIS, July 11, 2018 — Starting July 27, explore the renovated Design Gallery inside the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields and discover never-before-seen highlights of the collection.

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NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION NOW OPEN AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2018—Discover the work of Brett Weston (1911–1993), a master of black-and-white photography who used his camera to capture increasingly-abstract forms in the world around him.

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NEWFIELDS CELEBRATES HISTORIC YEAR AT 135TH ANNUAL MEETING

INDIANAPOLIS, June 11, 2018—At the 135th Annual Meeting, Newfields celebrated a historic year, including a new campus name, record-high membership, reduction of debt, strong growth in attendance, new art acquisitions and the launch of a new holiday tradition.

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BRIGHTLY COLORED ANIMAL SCULPTURES FLOCK TO NEWFIELDS THIS SUMMER

INDIANAPOLIS, May 17, 2018—This summer, explore Summer Wonderland: Spectacular Creatures, an art installation featuring nearly 500 brightly colored sculptures in various sizes—from miniatures to larger-than-life creatures—all made from recyclable plastic, open June 1 through August 26, 2018.

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WORKS BY LEADING CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS DEBUT AT NEWFIELDS 5/4

INDIANAPOLIS, May 3, 2018—Tomorrow, two of the largest gifts of modern and contemporary art in the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields’ history will debut in the new exhibition Collecting Contemporaries: Recent Acquisitions from the Koch and Wolf Collections, open May 4 through November 4, 2018.

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ELABORATE HATS TO DEBUT IN THE IMA GALLERIES AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2018—In the midst of Hello Spring at Newfields, discover the remarkable Bes-Ben hats that once created a fashion sensation in the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Bes-Ben: The Mad Hatter of Chicago open from April 20, 2018 through January 6, 2019.

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WINTERLIGHTS AT NEWFIELDS SHINED BRIGHT ON THE COMMUNITY

INDIANAPOLIS, March 28, 2018— Newfields is grateful to the community for its support in launching a new holiday tradition in Indianapolis.

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NEWFIELDS ANNOUNCES 2018 LINEUP FOR THE NATIONAL BANK OF INDIANAPOLIS SUMMER NIGHTS FILM SERIES

INDIANAPOLIS, March, 20, 2018 – The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film series returns to Newfields beginning June 1, with more screenings than ever before.

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GARDENS AND GALLERIES FLOURISH WITH HELLO SPRING AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, March 13, 2018—Spring is in the air, and next month, it will be in full bloom at Newfields.

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NEWFIELDS ANNOUNCES DIVERSE 2018 EXHIBITION PROGRAM AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2018 – This year, Newfields will showcase a diverse group of art exhibitions, with works on display indoors and out.

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SPRING STARTS EARLY WITH ORCHIDS AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2017—This winter, experience bold, beautiful color in the gray of winter with Orchids in The Garden at Newfields.

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FULFILL YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS AT NEWFIELDS THIS WINTER

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2017—This New Year, refresh your mind, body and soul with artistic and innovative performances as part of the new Winter Performance & Film Series taking place in venues all across campus.

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CREATE NEW HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AT NEWFIELDS THIS SEASON

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13, 2017—Celebrate the holidays and create new memories with family and friends at Newfields this season.

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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION FEATURING INDY RESIDENTS OPENS OCT. 27 IN THE IMA GALLERIES AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25, 2017—This month, discover hundreds of black and white portraits in Portraits of Our City, on display in The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields from October 27, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

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NEWFIELDS TO HOST FIRST-EVER EARNED INCOME SYMPOSIUM NOV. 7 - 8

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2017— The first-ever Earned Income Symposium for Cultural Institutions will be held at the Newfields campus Nov. 7 and 8.

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TWO NEWFIELDS HORTICULTURISTS RECEIVE HIGH HONORS

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2017—Newfields horticulturists, Chad Franer and Gwyn Rager, have been recognized for important achievements within the garden industry.

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NEW GIFTS OF ART SHOWCASED IN EXHIBITION AT INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 21, 2017 – This fall, the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields will celebrate recent gifts to the collection in the new annual exhibition, Director’s Choice: Gifts of Art 2017.

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EXCITING EXHIBITIONS, NEW CURATORS, DEBUT NEWFIELDS ERA AT INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2017 – Last month, the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) announced its plan to unite the diverse assets of its 152-acre campus, including the IMA Galleries, historic Lilly House, expansive gardens and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres, into a holistic cultural campus called Newfields. A new website, DiscoverNewfields.org, launches on Oct. 2.

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NEWFIELDS TO DEBUT HOLIDAY LIGHTS EXPERIENCE IN NOVEMBER

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 2017— This winter, begin a new tradition at Newfields with Winterlights, a curated outdoor lights experience from Nov. 19 through Jan. 7. This dazzling nighttime experience will run nightly (except Mondays*) at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. throughout the season.

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NEW EXPERIENCES BRING THE NEWFIELDS CAMPUS TO LIFE THIS FALL

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2017 — Discover art and nature indoors and out at Newfields this fall.

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GRAFFITI EXHIBITION OPENS OCT. 7 IN THE IMA GALLERIES AT NEWFIELDS

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2017—This fall, step onto the streets of New York City and immerse yourself into the world of graffiti art with City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s in the Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries at Newfields from Oct. 7, 2017 through January 28, 2018.

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NEW EXHIBITIONS AND WORKS ON DISPLAY THIS SUMMER AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART

INDIANAPOLIS, June 19, 2017 –The Indianapolis Museum of Art is bustling this summer with new additions to the galleries, innovative efforts to improve guest experience and groundbreaking research projects.

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Image credit: Julianne Swartz (American, b. 1967), Terrain, 2008, 14- and 18-gauge colored electrical wire, speakers, and sound, 240 × 692 × 347 in. (installed). Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Martha Delzell Memorial Fund, 2010.69 © Julianne Swartz.