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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.


The Art of Orchid Care

Feb 28, 2023, 3:23 PM

For all of their magnificent beauty, you may think orchids are hard to care for, but with just a little bit of attention, phalaenopsis orchids (the kind you see in the grocery store) are relatively easy to keep happy and blooming for months.


Renaissance & Revival

Jan 31, 2023, 9:00 AM

Newfields welcomed Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette as President & Chief Executive Officer on August 1, 2022, at a turning point in history—a time of angst and fear, but also a time of beauty and innovation.


Meet Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, President & CEO of Newfields

Jan 31, 2023, 8:30 AM

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette has a rare combination of warmth, authenticity, and grit that situates her as a unique and exceptional leader. A people-person at her core, a community builder, and a vessel for change.


Take a Walk in Her Shoes

Jan 31, 2023, 8:15 AM

Practical, sharp, and on the move! Dr. Burnette’s signature footwear—sneakers—take her where she needs to be to keep Newfields moving forward. 


Heart Work: Artists Among Us

Jan 31, 2023, 8:00 AM

Artists Among Us, the first-ever all staff exhibition at Newfields, was one of Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette’s first undertakings as the new leader at Newfields. The exhibition features diverse materials and approaches that reflect the breadth and depth of the exceptional minds at Newfields.


FITZ: Local Legend

Jan 26, 2023, 4:01 PM

Catch FITZ’s piece Keep it Cool in We. The Culture: Works by The Eighteen Art Collective on view in the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields through September 24, 2023. Learn more about his approach in this interview.


Amiah "Mimsy" Mims: Local Legend

Jan 26, 2023, 3:43 PM

Taylor Hurt and artist Amiah Mims talk art, entrepreneurship, and purpose in this Q&A interview.


ess mckee: Local Legend

Jan 26, 2023, 3:27 PM

ess mckee is a multimedia artist whose style and skill are as multifaceted as the mediums she uses to create. Natalya Herndon visited ess’ studio at the Harrison Center to discuss her journey and process.


VIP Tree-tment

Dec 19, 2022, 4:42 PM

The Garden at Newfields is home to 200 species of trees. Some of the most majestic trees are 125 years old and are the stars of the show this time of year.