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Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Painting
The Droops: Long Gone
A collective of 6 local artists, The Droops draw from their immediate surroundings, ephemera and a shared small town experience. Their work appears graphic and bold but their content and concepts are revealed by the relationships and interactions of each a...
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sun 9/20/15 at 9am-7pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Finders Keepers
Finders Keepers includes works by artists in a geocaching art scavenger hunt. Each artist has created miniature artworks, which are hidden throughout Fountain Square and the southern part of downtown and can be located using the GPS coordinates provided.
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sat 10/31/15 at 9am-7pm
Special Event: Animals
Flights of Fancy: A Brilliance of Birds
This exhibit features five brilliant aviaries home to hundreds of exotic birds. Walk through three aviaries, enjoy interactive feedings at two designated stations, watch a fun 4-D movie, take the kids to a bird-themed play yard and rediscover the birds tha...
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 9am
Sun 8/30/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 9am
Sun 9/6/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 9am
Sun 9/13/15 - Sat 9/19/15 at 9am
Sun 9/20/15 - Sat 9/26/15 at 9am
Art: Museum, Textiles
19 Stars: Quilts of Indiana's Present & Past
In anticipation of the State of Indiana's Bicentennial Celebration in 2016, the Indiana State Museum will present 19 historic star-patterned quilts, selected from the museum's collection along with 19 contemporary star-themed quilts created by some of Indi...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/14/15 - Sat 9/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/21/15 - Sat 9/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
The Age of Ice
To help visitors appreciate this time period’s icy influence on Indiana, the museum dropped the temperature in this area. Step into re-created environments in the gallery that depict a dire wolf and a peccary in a cave and a mastodont struggling after fall...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
Ancient Seas
In this gallery exhibits filled with specimens from the museum’s diverse fossil collection help visitors explore the ancient life that shaped the state. Visitors can also explore fossil records and see depictions of real animals throughout the gallery.
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Artists Association Summer Exhibit
This exhibition features the works of the Artists Association members.
Brown County Art Gallery
Nashville, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
Birth of the Earth
The Indiana story begins long before there was an Indiana — about 12 to 20 billion years ago. Find out how the continents developed over millions of years through a multimedia globe or use the 3-D map to study the rock composition in Indiana. Interactive e...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Installations, Museum, Painting, Photography, Prints, Sculpture
Contemporary Collection
The artists in this collection represent the broad and rich aesthetics that emerge from many cultural, social, political and religious perspectives of today’s west.
Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
Crossroads of America
Come step back to a time when politics was not for everyone. See the 1890s voting machine that represents Indiana’s power as a political swing state, as well as a set of “Votes for Women” pins that reminds us that not everyone could vote at the turn of the...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
Enterprise Indiana
This exhibit features a 100-foot-long “assembly line” carrying Indiana products. Much of this gallery is suspended overhead to showcase Indiana industry from 1920 to 1950. The gallery explores the changing nature of work in Indiana, including the increase ...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
Global Indiana
This chapter of Indiana’s sory points out that economics, entertainment and information know no borders. In an age of mass media and instant communications, Hoosiers increasingly choose the global perspective.
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Tour
Grounds Tours
Grounds Tours are a great opportunity from January through December to entertain family, friends or clients with a 90-minute tour rich in IMS history and landmarks.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Mon 8/31/15 at 9:30am, 11:15am, 1:15pm and 3pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts, History/Science, Jewelry/Gems, Museum, Sculpture, Textiles
Native American Collection
The Eiteljorg's Native American art and artifacts come from all regions of North America, from the Southeast to the Arctic. The collection is particularly rich in objects from the Plains and Southwest, with a sampling of pieces from almost every tribal gro...
Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, History/Science, Museum
The Native Americans
Beginning approximately 14,000 years ago and spanning the millennia, the first inhabitants of Indiana developed diverse cultures, beliefs, arts and tools to suit their varied needs and environments. This gallery uses archaeological discoveries to demonstra...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Children
Tots Treehouse & Play Area
Here you'll find lots of fun bird-themed features that are great for a romp. Your little ones can have hours of fun climbing, jumping, swinging and playing on this oversized equipment. The playground is fully accessible for children with disabilities and i...
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sun 8/30/15 at 9am
Mon 8/31/15 - Sun 9/6/15 at 9am
Mon 9/7/15 - Sun 9/13/15 at 9am
Mon 9/14/15 - Sun 9/20/15 at 9am
Mon 9/21/15 - Sun 9/27/15 at 9am
Art: History/Science, Museum
Western Collection
Western art covers the period from the 1820s to the present. Formed initially from the remarkable collection of our founder, Harrison Eiteljorg, the collection is especially strong in art by members of the Taos Society of Artists from the late 1890s to th...
Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 8/29/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/30/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/31/15 - Sat 9/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/6/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 9/7/15 - Sat 9/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum
1836 Prairietown
Immerse yourself in a 19th-century village and interact with the people, animals, objects and routines of life in Central Indiana in 1836. You can study in the one-room schoolhouse, and earn wages to spend at Whitaker's Store. You'll also meet the resident...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sun 8/30/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/1/15 - Sun 9/6/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/8/15 - Sun 9/13/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/15/15 - Sun 9/20/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/22/15 - Sun 9/27/15 at 10am-5pm
Music: History/Science, Museum, Living History
1859 Balloon Voyage
This interactive exhibit blends science, technology, engineering and math with history in a seamless, one-of-a-kind voyage through time. You’ll find yourself in the middle of Lafayette, Ind., in the year 1859, to explore the history of manned flight, disco...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sun 8/30/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/1/15 - Sun 9/6/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/8/15 - Sun 9/13/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/15/15 - Sun 9/20/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/22/15 - Sun 9/27/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Living History
1863 Civil War Journey
On July 8, 1863, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his forces crossed the Ohio River into Indiana. In 1863 Civil War Journey, you'll cross a covered bridge and step into the southern Indiana town of Dupont shortly after this raid. Along the way, you...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Sat 8/29/15 - Sun 8/30/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/1/15 - Sun 9/6/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/8/15 - Sun 9/13/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/15/15 - Sun 9/20/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 9/22/15 - Sun 9/27/15 at 10am-5pm
    

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