Licensing Resources


Reproductions of the Indianapolis Museum of Art collection, The Garden, Lilly House, Miller House and Garden, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, and Newfields’ buildings may be licensed for scholarly, commercial, or personal uses. Information about reproductions of materials from the Indianapolis Museum of Art Archives at Newfields can be found on the Copying and Publishing page of Newfields’ website. 


Many image files of public domain artworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art collection are available for free download through our Open Access program on the individual object’s collection pages. Simply look for the download arrow icon to access a high-resolution JPEG file. No further permission or paperwork is required by Newfields for any use of these public domain artworks. If you require a larger TIFF file for your publication or project, please complete the Licensing Request Form below.


All other requests are reviewed on an individual basis and fees may apply.

Newfields reserves the right to refuse permission for inappropriate use and to charge fees different from those presented on this site. View our Licensing Fee Schedule for current pricing information:

Licensing Fee Schedule


Includes, but is not limited to, books, exhibition catalogues, and similar publications by libraries, museums, and non-profit organizations; public-television broadcasts; and other items made available to a relatively limited audience.



Includes, but is not limited to, for-profit publications; textbooks, trade books, reference books, supplemental course readers, and curriculum materials for K–12; motion pictures, commercial television, and video productions; large-circulation or mass-market magazines; printed or televised advertisements; calendars, posters, museum reproductions, postcards, and note cards; other items made available to a relatively wide audience.



Includes, but is not limited to, study, educational, or research purposes only and may not be published or reproduced.



Reproductions must be accompanied by the credit line supplied by Newfields.


Public domain image files downloaded through Newfields’ Open Access program should be credited: "Courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.”


Additional caption information is provided with downloaded image files and, when applicable, in the reproduction licensing contract.



While there are no restrictions or conditions for the use of downloadable public domain image files, Newfields would appreciate receiving a gratis copy of publications or projects containing Indianapolis Museum of Art collection artworks in order to retain the record of how reproductions are utilized.


Please send copies to the attention of:

Legal Affairs & Intellectual Property Department
4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN 46208



Please note that in many cases Newfields owns only the physical object and does not assume responsibility for the associated intellectual property, including copyright, or any other legal rights involved in the publication and reproduction of materials from its collections. Newfields' preparation and/or reproduction fees do not include any fees that may be due separately to the rights owner(s) or administrator(s) (e.g., creator, representing gallery, estate, etc.).


While the Legal Affairs & Intellectual Property Department will assist applicants, when possible, with the identity and/or contact information, it is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain permission from the rights owner(s) or administrator(s).



In order to process your request, we need to determine what kind(s) of content, file type(s), reproduction rights, and fees may be involved. Please fill out the following in as much detail as possible.

  • Requests must include the name of the applicant, intended use, author(s), publisher(s), anticipated date of publication or release, requested content, and file format requirements.
  • Files will not be provided to the applicant until the payment of fees, if applicable, is received by Newfields.


Please Note: Requests must be submitted at least eight (8) weeks prior to the date the file(s) are needed to ensure adequate processing time. 


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