Member Events and Programs

You’ve explored the galleries, strolled through The Garden, checked out a Summer Nights film, had a beer in the beer garden. You’re probably wondering what to do next.

Take advantage of our members-only perks and programs.

Sign up for a Members-Only Curator Talk, and learn a little more about our exhibitions from the creative minds behind them. Excited about an upcoming exhibition? You’ll see it first during Member Preview days. Get a great deal on that treasure you’ve had your eye on in the Newfields Store at Member Double Discount Days.

See what’s coming up below. Have questions? Visit our FAQ or email


Design Gallery Re-Opening Members-Only Preview

July 26 | 6–9 pm | IMA Galleries, Design Gallery

The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Design Gallery is re-opening with a refreshed thematic interpretation, which features a rotation of more than 150 objects, many of which are recent acquisitions on display for the first time. Preview the gallery’s new interactive spaces, including a Design Lab for digital and hands-on learning, and experience the iconic Miller House and Garden with a fully immersive virtual reality tour.



Sensual/Sexual/Social Members-Only Preview

September 28 & 29 | 11 am–8 pm | IMA Galleries

Be the first to see the exhibition everyone has been talking about: the photography of George Platt Lynes, who worked across many fields with the primary subject of the human body. Sensual/Sexual/Social includes Lynes’ fashion photography, portraits of friends from the New York art scene, and images of New York City Ballet productions, along with a selection of male nudes.


July 15

Members-Only Curator Talks

2–3 pm

On the second Sunday of every month, members have the opportunity to go behind the scenes with our in-house experts.