A Closer Look
Participants are invited to observe, question, and discuss a selected artwork in the galleries with a museum educator. Each hour-long session focuses on a single work of art and encourages interactive dialogue among the group members. Closer Look sessions are free, but advance online reservations are required.
Saturday, November 11: 2:00 pm, Watercolor Society of Indiana Exhibition
Tuesday, November 21: 2:00 pm, “Le Paysage est Beau"
Saturday, December 9: 2:00 pm, “Ulterior Motives”
Tuesday, December 19: 2:00 pm, “Water, Water Everywhere”
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 2 pm – “Common Objects – Not so Normal”
Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 2 pm – “Man at Work”
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2 pm – “Deceptive Tranquility”
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 2 pm – “Triple P’s”
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 2 pm – “A Boy’s Day”
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2 pm – “The Power of Blue”
Featured EventsDiscover Newfields
City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s
Step onto the streets of New York City and experience one of the greatest collections of early graffiti art in City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s.
Crazy Quilts: Stitching Memories
Crazy quilts, made by women as a leisurely pursuit and used as decorative parlor throws, were extremely popular throughout the United States in the 1880s and 1890s.
Hiroshige: Famous Views in the 60-Odd Provinces
Take a journey with renowned Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige through his breathtaking landscape paintings of the 66 provinces of Japan.
Mastering Materials: Rare Objects from the IMA’s Asian Collection
This exhibition features groupings of intricate artworks masterfully created from a wide array of materials.
Portraits of Our City
Portraits of Our City features hundreds of black and white photographs of local residents and invites the community to discover human connections through people and place.
Chemistry of Color
Chemistry of Color charts the relationship between chemistry and art over a period of more than 4,500 years.
Director's Choice: Gifts of Art 2017
This installation features gifts from our friends and donors to the Indianapolis community and will become a new holiday tradition at Newfields.
From Picasso with Love
As a rising star on the Paris art scene, Picasso was inspired to venture deeper into his experiments in Cubism when he met Eva Gouel in 1911.
On the Flip Side: Secret on the Backs of Paintings
This exhibition allows guests the rare chance to view paintings from all sides.