Contemporary Acquisition Celebration

Featuring Artist Samuel Levi Jones

Contemporary Acquisition Celebration
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Please join the Contemporary Art Society for a special fundraising event celebrating the acquisition of new work by Samuel Levi Jones. 

Spend the evening in the Contemporary galleries at Newfields, and enjoy an intimate, after-hours viewing of Samuel Levi Jones: Left of Center and the newly acquired work, Untitled. Meet the artist and curators while enjoying food, drink, and musical entertainment. 


June 12
Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries
$75 Patron | $200 Studio Experience


$75 Patron: Includes the evening celebration, passed hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Limited availability of 65.

$200 Studio Experience: All of the above plus complimentary beverages and an exclusive group tour of Samuel Levi Jones’ Indianapolis studio on July 10th at 7pm. Limited availability of 10.

Ticket proceeds benefit the CAS Acquisition Fund, which makes it possible for works such as Untitled to be added to IMA collection. Your gifts and involvement are essential in sustaining our mission to acquire contemporary art. 


RSVP deadline May 30

If you can’t attend but would like to contribute, please email us at or send a check to:

Newfields c/o Contemporary Art Society 

4000 Michigan Rd. 

Indianapolis, IN 46208


All proceeds benefit the Contemporary Art Society Acquisition Fund. Since its founding in 1962, the Contemporary Art Society has played a vital role in the acquisition of contemporary art for the IMA. Today, CAS continues to promote the understanding, appreciation, and collection of contemporary art. We host artist talks and discussions, celebrate new works and exhibitions, and raise funds to build our collection.

We invite you to join us for this annual fundraiser—your gifts and involvement will be essential to sustain our mission to acquire contemporary art.

Samuel Levi Jones (American, b. 1978), Untitled, 2019, art book covers on canvas, 60 × 55 × 2-1/8 in. Courtesy Samuel Levi Jones and Galerie Lelong & Co., New York. © Samuel Levi Jones.

Please note: Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety and well-being of our guests and community, the Newfields campus is temporarily closed, in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.