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Special Event: Nature
Tropical Adventure
Get away from the cold, cloudy days of winter by exploring the many orchids and ferns showcased at the White River Gardens.
White River Gardens
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 at 9am-4pm
Thu 7/30/15 - Wed 8/5/15 at 9am-4pm
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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 9am
Sun 8/2/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 9am
Sun 8/9/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 9am
Sun 8/16/15 - Sat 8/22/15 at 9am
Sun 8/23/15 - Sat 8/29/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/17/15 - Sat 8/22/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Aristotle Georgiades & Gail Simpson
Producing work using found or salvaged materials, Georgiades and Simpson address the subjective quality of memory and our attachment to objects and materials from the past, in a culture that appreciates them only for their nostalgic value.
Indianapolis Art Center
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Fri 7/31/15 at 9am-10pm
Sat 8/1/15 at 9am-6pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-6pm
Art: Gallery
Artists Association Summer Exhibit
This exhibition features the works of the Artists Association members.
Brown County Art Gallery
Nashville, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Emma Overman: Fleeting Youth
Overman might be well described as an artistic translator as she leads her viewers into the language of their youth. Her work seems to whimsically grab you by the hand and lead you into the world of a past life, or maybe it’s more of a world that you used ...
Harrison Center for the Arts
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Fri 7/31/15 at 9am-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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum
Gold! Riches & Ruin
Gold! Riches and Ruin explores the historical and cultural significance of gold in the American West. This exciting exhibit looks at historic gold rushes in California, the Black Hills, and the Yukon-Klondike, and features objects and images that tell the ...
Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Gallery
Material World: Group Exhibition
10 artists from across the country are curated by the Art Center’s exhibits department for this group show.
Indianapolis Art Center
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Fri 7/31/15 at 9am-10pm
Sat 8/1/15 at 9am-6pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-6pm
Art: Gallery
Molly Denning’s Endangered Animals: Reuse, Recycle
Featured this month in Hank and Dolly’s Gallery is up and coming artist, Molly Denning. Denning, whose show is entitled Endangered Animals: Reuse, Recycle, created this body of work for her AP Studio Art class during her senior year of high school. Functio...
Harrison Center for the Arts
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Fri 7/31/15 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum, Children, Class/Workshop, Education
Museum Summer Camp 2015
Museum Summer Camps are not just a fun place for children to play during the summer, campers also learn about new and interesting topics. All of their curricula is set up to support standards campers are learning during the school year. They work with seve...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15
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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 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

Wed 7/29/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/2/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/3/15 - Sat 8/8/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/9/15 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/10/15 - Sat 8/15/15 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Quincy Owens & Luke Crawley: Toujours, Pas Encore
Throughout the month of July, Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley, a dynamic artistic duo enamored by the intricacies and physics of light, presents Toujous, Pas Encore (always, not yet). “The show serves as a continuation in Luke’s and my fascination with light...
Harrison Center for the Arts
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 7/29/15 - Fri 7/31/15 at 9am-5pm
    

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