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.

1883 to 2023

May 24, 2023, 2:22 PM

In May 1883, a group of Indianapolis citizens, led by educator and activist May Wright Sewall, formed the Art Association of Indianapolis with the goal “to cultivate and advance Art in all its branches.” Over the past 140 years the organization has experienced many changes—from moving locations to increasing programming and expanding art and horticultural collections. This timeline will lay it all out for you.

Kyng Rhodes: Local Legend

Apr 25, 2023, 6:01 PM

Kyng Rhodes is a name you are probably familiar with if you’ve visited Newfields over the last couple of months. He is a member of The Eighteen Art Collective as well as the newly formed Looking Glass Alliance put together by Newfields to bring a fresh perspective to the American galleries.

Gary Gee: Local Legend

Apr 25, 2023, 5:55 PM

Gary Gee is one of the more established members of The Eighteen, and he has a long career and education in the Indianapolis art scene. Learn more about him in this quick read.

Rebecca Robinson: Local Legend

Apr 25, 2023, 5:43 PM

Rebecca Robinson’s presence is light and bright like her ever-present laughter; which might make it hard to match the art with the artist.

Larger than Life: Newfields Summer Nights Film Series

Apr 25, 2023, 4:59 PM

This year’s Summer Nights Film Series recognizes the myriad of ways movies play into our day-to-day lives. We go to the movies for so many reasons: to see the stories that resonate with us, to see the spectacle, to see our favorite stars undergo trials and tribulations, to glean insight into our own stories, to escape, and so much more.

Behind the Seams:Conserving the Sprouse Collection Long Term

Apr 25, 2023, 4:50 PM

Stephen Sprouse: Rock | Art | Fashion, is closed, but it is not forgotten—in fact numerous departments are coming together as you read this newsletter to deinstall the exhibition and prepare each artwork for long term.

Sustainable by Nature

Apr 25, 2023, 4:39 PM

At Newfields, one of our core values is stewardship. We aim to leave the world better than we found it. What are we doing around campus that might spark an idea for your own sustainability goals?

Fresh Start: Repotting for Beginners

Mar 24, 2023, 7:37 PM

`Tis the season to repot your winter-weary plants! Join Natalya Herndon and Ian Wilhite as they repot Natalya’s beloved pothos, Penny.

Spring Awakening

Mar 24, 2023, 7:15 PM

Spring is here! Irvin Etienne gives you an insider’s look at what’s blooming in The Garden this season.