When people outside of Indianapolis think of our city, the arts may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it should be. There are plenty of great places in Indy to see beautiful artwork from local and international artists. These galleries and exhibits are great places to see the best Indy has to offer.
Long-Sharp Gallery has some of the best art in the city. Run by Rhonda Long-Sharp, the gallery has hosted work by Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, and more. Stop by now to see their amazing Warhol exhibit. To learn more about Rhonda Long-Sharp and her gallery check out this story.
1 North Illinois, Suite A, (866) 370-1601
If you’re looking for great art in Indianapolis you have to stop by Kuaba Gallery. This contemporary gallery is curated by owner Jayne During, and it features paintings and sculptures from artists around the world and locally.
404 W Main Street, Carmel, (317) 955-8405
THE LUME at Newfields
The new LUME exhibit at Newfields is one of the latest art installations in Indy. The highly interactive exhibit features floor-to-ceiling projections of the works of Vincent Van Gogh and is fun for the whole family.
4000 Michigan Road, (317) 923-1331
On the non-profit side of the art world, check out ArtMix. Run by Britt Sutton, its mission is to transform the lives of people with disabilities through art. Stop by the ArtMix gallery to view and purchase works produced by various programs at ArtMix. Read this story to learn more about Britt Sutton and the story behind it all.
1505 North Delaware St., (317) 974-4123
Indianapolis Arts Council Gallery 924
Indianapolis Arts Council Gallery 924 is a non-profit gallery space that features the work of contemporary local artists. Its mission is to create a gallery that allows local artists of all stages in their careers to show their work professionally. This month, the gallery is showcasing the work of Valerie Eickmeier, an artist who focuses on paintings and woodcuts that feature themes of environment, water, landscape, and the impact of humans on nature.
924 N Pennsylvania St., (317) 631-3301
You also might have noticed that art crops up around Indianapolis in the form of murals. We especially love the murals that feature amazing women. Ladies like Dolly Parton, Mari Evans, Madam C.J. Walker, and Bjork can be found hidden throughout Indianapolis. To find out more about where to find these murals and who painted them check out this story about Indy’s painted ladies.
Ellie Allen is Indy Maven’s Editorial Intern.
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