Murals with Jiffy Lube

June 2018

The Arts Council is working with Jiffy Lube of Indiana in a partnership to commission murals for ten Central Indiana Jiffy Lube locations in 2018 and 2019.  The first murals will be installed in the summer and fall of 2018.

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Sculpture at Prospect Falls

June 2018

The Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., have commissioned Indianapolis artist Jude Odell to create an artwork for the We Can neighborhood in southeast Indianapolis, at a site near Prospect Falls along the Pleasant Run Trail.  The sculpture will form the centerpiece of a newly re-planted pocket park, creating a gateway to the neighborhood in advance of the Community Justice Center’s relocation to nearby Twin Aire. Jude is a Twin Aire resident.


 

Welcome Race Fans!

May 2018

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Welcome Race Fans is a collaborative project of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to connect visual art and artists to the historic race.

 


 

Indy East Art Peace

May 2018

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What happens when you train a group of artists, community members, and police officers to work together to prevent crime and improve public safety in a neighborhood?  That’s what we’re finding out with Indy East Art Peace, a joint project of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) that will take place from January 2018 through July 2019.

 This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.  To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit http://www.arts.gov

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Art at Indianapolis International Airport

July 2018

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

High Art Billboard Project

September 2017

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

 


 

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Arts Council office at (317) 631-3301 to speak to someone directly.

Pictured: McCord Park Sundial

 


 

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.

 


 

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