**Award of Awesomeness Nominee! ** Monumental Changes: History and Power in Public Art

Garfield Park Arts Center - Main Gallery 2432 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis, IN

Explore the role of power and memory in public art. Learn about the history, controversy, and recent removal of a Confederate monument in Garfield Park and envision an equitable future for the site through this exhibition and panel discussion featuring Dr. Paul Mullins, Jordan Ryan, and Danicia Monet. The exhibition will include historical information about […]

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**Award of Awesomeness Nominee! ** Monarchs in a Changing World: How These Butterflies Bring Us Together

Oliver's Woods 8825 River Road, Indianapolis, IN

THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY OPERATING A WAITLIST. Learn about monarch butterflies and the importance of conservation while helping to complete a new mural! Is there a better metaphor for “change” than the metamorphosis from caterpillar to chrysalis and finally to butterfly? This mysterious transformation process has evoked awe for millennia. This event asks what wider […]

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**Award of Awesomeness Nominee!** We Can Change the Past: Unearthing the History of Arab Indianapolis

Central Library - Clowes Auditorium 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN

Watch a debut performance of the film, “When We Were Syrian: Early Lebanese in Indianapolis,” and learn more about the forgotten past of Arab Indianapolis. “When We Were Syrian” is a deeply moving autobiographical short film that reveals a past overlooked in the dominant narrative of white, Protestant, Anglo-Saxon Indianapolis. The stories of these Arab […]

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**Award of Awesomeness Nominee!** Truthsgiving: Using Food to Dismantle a Colonial Myth

Eiteljorg 500 W. Washington St., IN

Through cooking demonstrations and more, explore why romanticized versions of Thanksgiving are harmful to Native Peoples and how you can incorporate indigenized alternatives into your celebration. November is Native American Heritage Month as well as the month many Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. The Eiteljorg and its partners invite you to explore ways of honoring Indigenous people […]

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