Public Art

Current Projects 

  • Art at Indianapolis International Airport

    March 2017


    The Arts Council of Indianapolis manages the temporary exhibition program at Indianapolis International Airport in partnership with the Indianapolis Airport Authority. Click here to learn what's on view now.

  • Art Garden: Sculpture at the Garfield Park Art Center

    May 2017

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    The Arts Council of Indianapolis is pleased to partner with Indy Parks to host two sculptures at the Garfield Park Arts Center.

  • Collaboration with Kroger Co.

    August 2017


    William Denton Ray, Color Me Fishers, 2016.

    In 2016, The Arts Council helped Kroger commission two murals for their newest stores in Fishers and Greenwood, and helped with the purchase of a sculpture for their new Franklin store. We are pleased to again partner with Kroger Co. this year on the creation of a mural for a new store in Franklin Township. 

  • Sculpture at Community Caring & Sharing

    November 2017

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    The Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., has commissioned Indianapolis, IN artists Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley to create an artwork for a new pocket park planned for a vacant lot next to the Community Caring & Sharing Center in the Mars Hill neighborhood.

  • Sculpture Honoring Veterans at the New Pike Township YMCA

    September 2018

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    The Arts Council of Indianapolis is pleased to partner with the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis on a permanent, exterior artwork for the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA. 

  • Public Art for Neighborhoods Ordinance

    March 2017

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    City-County Council Proposal 16-001 calls for the implementation of a Public Art for Neighborhoods program and a Public Art for Neighborhoods Fund to finance it.  The proposal, with amendments added, passed the City-County Council’s Community Affairs and Education Committee on April 27, 2016 by a 6-1 vote and passed the full City-County Council on May 9 by a 17-7 vote.  It was signed by Mayor Hogsett on May 12, 2016. The program is actively in development.

    Public Art for Neighborhoods is an exciting new opportunity to get more art in front of more people.  Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please email or call the Arts Council office at (317) 631-3301 to speak to someone directly.

    Pictured: McCord Park Sundial

  • High Art Billboard Project

    September 2016

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    The Arts Council of Indianapolis, in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor has developed an ongoing city-wide public art project. The project displays 10 works of art by Indiana artists, on Clear Channel billboards around the city on a rotating basis. 


  • Streetcorner Canvases

    March 2016

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    The Streetcorner Canvases program enables Indianapolis' neighborhoods to express their identity and beautify their streets.

    Left: Artwork by Mark Tourney at Morris & Division Streets, 2015.  Right: Artwork by Olivia Waltz at Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, 2015.