Signature Events &
Award of Awesomeness Nominees

Spirit & Place is proud to partner with the Harrison Center for the Arts and the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center on this year's opening night event and with the Indiana Historical Society and IPS Crispus Attucks Museum on our closing Public Conversation. We also congratulate the five nominees for this year's Award of Awesomeness -- an annual award given to the Spirit & Place event that best captures the theme and exemplifies Spirit & Place's values.

Superhero's Bash:
Opening Night Kick Off Event

Friday, Nov. 3, 6-9:00pm
Harrison Center for the Arts (Gymnasium)
FREE (Walk-ins welcome, but RSVPs requested)
Help us kick off the 2017 festival during this family-friendly event geared for superheros of all walks of life! Come in costume, play games, make your own mask, and explore how you can use your super powers in your community. Learn more here

22nd Annual Public Conversation 
Sunday, Nov. 12, 4-5:30pm
Indiana Historical Society
FREE, RSVPs requested
Spirit & Place is putting a fresh twist on this year's Public Conversation. Working with our partners, we want to bring the humanities to life in a way that will help us grapple with how to hold the tension of difficult conversations we know we must have. Click here for more details.

Award of Awesomeness Nominees
Congratulation to our 2016 Award of Awesomeness winner, Ebenezer Baptist Church for Riverside Speaks: Past, Present, & Future! 

The 2017 nominees are . . .

The Almighty Pollock Paint Launch Affair

K(no)w Voice, K(no) Power
Welcoming Strangers, Finding Brothers and Sisters
Break the Chains Off! History of Hip Hop in Power & Resistance
Embodied Power: Breath, Voice, Yoga