Threads of Connection

December 04, 2023, 05:57 pm

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

140 Things to Do at Newfields

December 04, 2023, 09:36 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.

The Message is the Medium: A New View of the Contemporary Collection

July 31, 2023, 04:34 pm

Contemporary art is back and better than ever.

John G. Moore Jr.: Local Legend

Jul 31, 2023, 6:33 PM

John G. Moore Jr.’s superpower is taking information, distilling it, and making it useful. He is technical and meticulous but, in his art, he doesn’t strive for perfection. His goal is to get you to stop and stare. To pause. To think. To agree, or to disagree.

Shamira Wilson: Local Legend

Jul 31, 2023, 6:12 PM

Art-making is just one part of a large and interconnected inner world that Shamira Wilson has cultivated. Her aura is calm but you get the sense that she is always weaving the parts together; synthesizing her experiences with nature, the divine, and her collective ancestry into something dazzling.

Deep Dive: Conserving Diabolo

Jul 31, 2023, 4:54 PM

Diabolo (neige et fleurs) by Joan Mitchell is a tremendous example of an abstract expressionist painting by a trailblazing female artist, and it’s now on view in Work in Progress: Conversations about American Art.

Beyoncé Comes to Newfields

Jul 31, 2023, 4:41 PM

A few months ago, Beyoncé kicked off her highly anticipated Renaissance World Tour, and although she won’t officially be making a stop in Indy you can still see her in the new contemporary exhibition, The Message is the Medium: Contemporary Art in the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.

The Message is the Medium: A New View of the Contemporary Collection

Jul 31, 2023, 4:34 PM

Contemporary art is back and better than ever.

Garden Hummus Recipe

Jun 30, 2023, 2:51 PM

Garden Hummus has been a smash hit on the Garden Terrace menu and gives you a glimpse into Chef Patrick's elevated approach to tried-and-true staples Come try it at Garden Terrace or make it at home using his recipe.

Flower Power: DIY Crepe Paper Flowers

Jun 29, 2023, 4:35 PM

The is the perfect summer activity for all ages. It took us about 45-minutes to make the first flower, then we got faster with each additional one. Make them just for fun or to decorate your summer soirée.

Horticulture Fellows

Jun 29, 2023, 4:07 PM

Think back to young adulthood—what was your favorite summer job? What cemented it as a nostalgic time in your life? Was it your coworkers? The work itself? Or maybe the excitement of experiencing new things?

A Letter from the President & CEO

May 25, 2023, 2:40 PM

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette has been at the helm of Newfields for ten months. Hear directly from her about all of the exciting happenings at Newfields in her almost one year as President & CEO.