Total Eclipse of the Art
11 AM

Bask in the moon’s shadow during the celestial event of a lifetime in The Garden at Newfields. At 3:06PM darkness will fall over Newfields for three and a half minutes during the The Great American Eclipse.  

Newfields won’t be shadowed by any other venue in the path of totality for the #SolarEclipse2024. Spend the day shining bright, celebrating this once in a lifetime experience with live music performances, multiple DJs, fire performers, food and beverage vendors, and festivities in a historic and memorable locale.  

A limited number of General Admission tickets are still available. Come early and celebrate the day away. The Indianapolis Museum of Art will be open, and all tickets include admission to THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive.  

April 8
Member tickets start at $29 / Public tickets start at $34
Parking - Sold Out
Includes general admission to Newfields and THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive

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All ticket types include general admission to Newfields, eclipse glasses, and admission to THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive.


Newfields Members 

  • Members always get a discount at Newfields! No matter the package, members receive $5 off all tickets. Have FOMO (fear of missing out)? Become a member today. 

General Admission 

  • Spread out with your friends! Pick the best spot in The Garden at Newfields for your viewing pleasure. The General Admission ticket gets you access to the entire Indianapolis Museum of Art, including THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive and The Garden. Pick your spot, camp out, stay awhile. Culinary offerings and food trucks will be available throughout The Garden at Newfields.   

Penumbra Pass - SOLD OUT

  • Let’s take this celestial event to the next level! The Penumbra Pass gets you access to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, including THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive and The Garden, plus a great view of the eclipse from The Amphitheater, where The Molly Ringwalds will be rocking ‘80s covers including AC/DC, Queen, Van Halen, and more. Culinary offerings and bars will be available at The Amphitheater.    

Penumbra Pass - Front Row Seats – 4 pack of tickets - SOLD OUT

  • Don’t miss out! Enjoy the Penumbra Pass from the best seat in the house with your three closest friends. Includes everything the Penumbra Pass includes, with guaranteed best seats in The Amphitheater. Tickets only sold as a four pack.

Totality Ticket - SOLD OUT

  • Total Eclipse of the Art in its totality with this VIP ticket! Enjoy access to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and The Garden, plus a prime position to view the total solar eclipse from Lilly Terrace, overlooking The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, set to the tunes of local band, Rock E Bassoon, who will be jamming out to Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and pop hits on six electric bassoons. Also includes access to The Molly Ringwalds at The Amphitheater. Culinary offerings and a private bar will be available on The Lilly Terrace.    


  • Parking ($30) - SOLD OUT
    Drive right up! This is the perfect no-hassle addition for your group.

  • Picnic Blanket ($15) 
    Come on, stay awhile! Spread out on a roll n' go Newfields Eclipse branded blanket, large enough for your entire group.

  • Eclipse Picture Kit ($15) 
    Photograph the eclipse with your phone! This kit has everything you need to capture the best picture.  


The more you know...  

  • Kids five and under are always free.   

  • There is a $1.75 processing fee per ticket.   


Group Sales

  • Bringing a bus load? Group sales are available for groups of 20 tickets or more. The group sales rate applies to General Admission tickets only. 


Value Statement:

Your ticket purchase directly supports Newfields’ mission to enrich lives through exceptional experiences with art and nature. Your generous support helps to maintain the Indianapolis Museum of Art Collection, special exhibitions, community programming and education, as well as the ongoing maintenance of The Garden, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, and more. Thank you!






Photo by Brian Edward Smith. Courtesy of The Molly Ringwalds.