Weird & Wonderful: The Surreal Garden

March 27, 2024, 02:47 pm

From Spring Blooms presented by Wild Birds Unlimited through the summer, you’ll be delighted to find surreal displays inspired by THE LUME Indianapolis featuring Dalí Alive throughout The Garden at Newfields.

Now You See It, Now You Don't

March 27, 2024, 02:40 pm

Have you ever visited an exhibition and wondered how an object is displayed? I am a mount maker and preparator here at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields and that is what I do.

Total Eclipse of the Art

May 17, 2024, 03:34 pm

On Monday, April 8, 2024, Newfields hosted nearly 5,000 guests for a once-in-a-lifetime celestial spectacle that combined what Newfields does best, art and nature.

Making the Landscape of Light

Dec 22, 2023, 6:39 PM

This year, for the seventh season of Winterlights, Landscape of Light shines brighter than ever. Thanks to the generous support of the late Marianne Tobias and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Midnight Lookbook

Dec 19, 2023, 4:37 PM

Ring in the New Year in style at Midnight at Newfields. Once you have your tickets, you’ll need an outfit. This year’s soiree is themed “Under the Stars” and black-tie. Here are a few selections from the Indianapolis Museum of Art Textile and Fashion Arts collection that I will use as inspiration for my own outfit.

140 Things to Do at Newfields

Dec 4, 2023, 9:36 PM

Newfields is right in the middle of our 140th year. In honor of the celebration, here is a list of 140 of our favorite things to do, see, and explore at Newfields year-round, in-person, and online.

Threads of Connection

Dec 4, 2023, 5:57 PM

Excerpts from some of the 47 blanket stories that were submitted for Skywalker/Skyscraper (Matriarch).

The Harvest

Oct 30, 2023, 7:02 PM

One of the most frequently asked questions at Newfields this time of year is, “What do you do with all of these pumpkins?!” And it’s no wonder. Three semi-truck loads of pumpkins adorn 52-acres of campus all October-long.

Florals for Fall

Oct 30, 2023, 6:30 PM

The Garden at Newfields is slowing down, but that doesn’t mean the beauty of the blooms has passed. I made a beautiful, dried arrangement that will last throughout the holiday season using easy to find materials and blooms from The Garden.

Newfields Cookbook: Pumpkin Bisque

Oct 30, 2023, 2:57 PM

The beauty and bounty of fall doesn’t end once the pumpkins have left The Garden. Newfields’ Chef Patrick Russ makes a beautiful Blue Doll Pumpkin Bisque using pumpkins from Harvest Nights.

Pope Gaskine: Local Legend 

Sep 22, 2023, 6:38 PM

Pope Gaskine didn’t like where he was headed in life before he became an artist. But that’s not what this story is about. His story is about the joy and gratitude that art has brought him. The structure and fluidity to create as he pleases.


Sep 22, 2023, 6:27 PM

Taylor Hurt sat down with FINGERCREATIONS less than a week before We. The Culture closes to talk about what it means to him to be an artist and how he juggles working full-time being an active dad and chasing his dreams.