ArtMix is a non-profit arts service organization providing access to the arts for people with disabilities. ArtMix (formerly VSA Indiana) fulfills its mission through a series of arts programs led by 20+ professional Teaching Artists who provide programming in schools, community centers, hospitals, and on-site in our adaptive arts studios near downtown Indianapolis.
Through its programming, ArtMix increases access, engagement, knowledge, and skills in and through the arts. Collectively, ArtMix programs serve more than 6,000 people each year. The programs create opportunities for learning, self-expression, and socialization, and increase community understanding and acceptance of people of all abilities. ArtMix was founded in 1982 and is a member of the VSA Affiliate Network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
For more information visit artmix.org or call (317) 974-4123.
Fletcher Place Arts
Fletcher Place Arts is a multipurpose space located in the dynamic Fletcher Place neighborhood. It features a gallery wall that showcases local artists, a variety of tables and chairs that can be reconfigured for meetings/events, a restroom, and a small kitchen area with fridge and sink. Please contact us via e-mail to inquire about rental pricing or if you are an artist interested in showing your work at the gallery.
Full Circle Nine Gallery
The Full Circle Nine Gallery is an artist-cooperative gallery located in the South Studios portion of the Circle City Industrial Complex. We take no commission from member artists, and all work together to promote each other’s art. We represent a variety of styles: Traditional, abstract, pop, 2D, 3D, and a variety of media, including painting, photography, clay, assemblage, and mixed media. We work to maintain a fun, supportive atmosphere and are welcoming to emerging artists, established artists, and those in between. We are currently open Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4pm, and during the IDADA First Friday Art Tour, which regularly sees large crowds. We are also available by appointment during hours convenient to patrons.
iMOCA at The Murphy
Founded in 2001 by a group of arts benefactors and enthusiasts, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) began as – and still remains – Indianapolis’ only museum dedicated solely to showing and advancing contemporary art. As a non-collecting institution, iMOCA’s mission is to bring contemporary exhibitions and programs to the Indianapolis community to stimulate minds, inspire new discoveries and demonstrate the vital connections between visual culture and life.
Prior to having a dedicated space, iMOCA operated as a “museum without walls,” mounting exhibitions throughout Indianapolis at venues including the Stutz, Herron School of Art and Design, and Key Cinemas. In 2004, iMOCA found a home in the historic Emelie Building in the Indiana Avenue Cultural District, thanks to the generosity of local law firm Katz and Korin, PC. In 2009, iMOCA moved into the Murphy Building in the heart of Fountain Square. The move placed the museum in an actively revitalizing area and iMOCA became inseparable from the thriving Fountain Square art scene. In October 2014, iMOCA entered into a partnership with Buckingham Companies and Buckingham Foundation to program a gallery space in The Alexander Hotel at CityWay.
iMOCA strives to present artwork that increases the understanding and appreciation of contemporary visual culture, provoking dialogue and encouraging the discovery that art is all around us. The museum supports a wide variety of emerging and mid-career artists through innovative exhibitions and audience engagement. Artist talks, workshops and other programming offer unique points of entry into the world of contemporary art. By offering free admission, iMOCA prides itself on accessibility.
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