Juneteenth Jubilee

at Newfields

Juneteenth Jubilee at Newfields
Museum hours

Celebrate Juneteenth with dancing, art making, music, and free general admission to Newfields. Inside the Indianapolis Museum of Art, reflect on the history of the African Diaspora and its varied celebrations of liberation and vision for the future in the new exhibition Truth of Freedom: African Diaspora to Afrofuturism.  

Artist and guest curator, Angelita Hampton, will lead art making activities throughout the day. Join local artists in open studios to watch them work and ask questions. Upstairs, be sure to explore Work in Progress: Conversations about American Art, Message is the Medium: Contemporary Art, and Daughter / Mother / Ancestor: Threads of Connection while you enjoy spoken word poetry. 

At 2 PM, artist D. Del Reverda-Jennings will host a panel of artists for a discussion about Afrofuturism and their hopes for the future in DeBoest Lecture Hall. Seats are available first come first served.  

Continue the celebration outside with a walk through The Garden. Top off your visit with a drink and snack from the Beer Garden at Garden Terrace.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Newfields
Free general admission for members and guests
Advance tickets recommended 

JUNETEENTH JUBILEE SCHEDULE  

11:30–3:30 PM | Pulliam Family Great Hall | Art making with Angelita Hampton and Charlotte Brown 

Noon–2 PM | Studios 3 & 4| Open studios with artists: 

  • D. Del Reverda-Jennings 
  • Angelita Hampton  
  • Kierra Ready 
  • Rebecca Robinson 

1–2 PM | Pulliam Family Great Hall | Spoken word poetry  

2–3 PM | DeBoest Lecture Hall | Afrofuturism artist panel moderated by D. Del Reverda-Jennings 

  • Angelita Hampton  
  • Cierra Johnson 
  • Dana Powell Smith 
  • Jonathon Southern 
May 31 - July 14, 2024

The Truth of Freedom: African Diaspora to Afrofuturism

Waller Gallery at Newfields
Museum Hours

The Truth of Freedom: African Diaspora to Afrofuturism is a visual journey that reflects on the history of the African Diaspora and its varied celebrations of liberation across the world while connecting them with visions of the future and the continued advancements of liberty and freedom for African descendants around the globe.

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Black Art Market

Sutphin Mall & Fountain
10 AM–6 PM

Black Art Market is a celebration of Black art, highlighting the tremendous talent of Indiana based artists. All are welcome to attend this free event and peruse and shop among 30 local artists. Live music will fill the air and artists will offer demonstrations and classes throughout the day.