Institutional Support

As one of Indiana’s largest cultural institutions and the premier destination for one-of-a-kind experiences with art and nature, Newfields is a great place to do business. 

Our vibrant 152-acre campus offers a world-class art museum, lush gardens, a beautiful art and nature park, and a historic home for our guests to enjoy and explore. The support of the business community is essential to the vitality of our organization and aids us in our mission to enrich lives through exceptional experiences with art and nature. 

By partnering with Newfields, your company makes a bold statement to support the arts and culture in our community. Becoming a corporate member or sponsor connects your brand to Indianapolis and engages your employees and clients in positive ways, showcasing your company as a community partner with one of the country’s most innovative cultural institutions. 

Newfields Partners may receive:  

  • Prominent recognition in onsite signage, the Newfields Magazine, the Annual Report, and other Newfields communication platforms  
  • Access to exclusive events and networking opportunities with other sponsors and donors  
  • Complimentary or discounted use of Newfields’ premiere rental spaces  
  • Custom packages of general admission passes, memberships, and event tickets 

Corporate Membership 

Corporate membership at Newfields is an annual program designed to give exclusive access to Newfields’ exhibitions, gardens, programs, and events throughout the year.  

Newfields corporate members receive exclusive benefits for company executives, employees, and clients. Benefits may include complimentary general admission extended to all local employees, opportunities to host your own events at Newfields, volunteer opportunities, and more.


Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship at Newfields provides a superior promotional platform to support your organization’s marketing and business objectives.  

Newfields understands the importance of a marketing strategy that involves brand alignment, customer outreach, client engagement, and networking opportunities. When you choose to give through a sponsorship we work with you to build a flexible benefit package that best fits your business goals. 

Popular annual sponsorships:  

  • Spring Blooms 
  • Family Days at Newfields  
  • Special Art Exhibitions and Exhibition Opening Events  
  • Seasonal Festivals such as Harvest and Winterlights  
  • Member and Donor events 

Other Business Engagement Opportunities 

There are many ways to involve your company at Newfields. Whatever your preferred level of engagement, we want you here with us.  

Venue Rental 

Newfields offers several beautiful event spaces perfect for a variety of events from small business meetings to large formal dinners and receptions. Click here for more information about hosting your next event at Newfields. 


Each year over 1,000 volunteers donate over 60,000 hours to Newfields. Volunteers have the opportunity to work indoors or outdoors in a wide array of activities. We have volunteer shifts that fit any schedule with shifts on weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Volunteer opportunities are open for individuals and groups of up to 50 people. Click here to learn more about volunteering with us. 

Matching Gifts

Matching employee contributions is also a great way to support your employees’ interests while making a meaningful contribution to the community. 

For more information about corporate support, please contact Riley Hill-Kartel, Corporate Giving Officer, at

Foundation and Government Support 

Support from foundations and grant-making agencies is a critical source of funding for Newfields. Grants to Newfields underwrite an array of priority projects both inside our walls and outside in our natural spaces, including exhibitions, education and public programs, conservation, digital initiatives, special projects, and more. 

Newfields is grateful to our grantors who generously support our efforts.  General support of Newfields is provided by the Arts Council and the City of Indianapolis; by the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; Lilly Endowment, Inc.; and The Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation. 


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Roy Lichtenstein, Five Brushstrokes, designed 1983-1984, fabricated 2012. Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Robert L. and Marjorie J. Mann Fund, Partial Gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, 2013.443A-E.4 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.