Spirit & Place Festival Exhibits

Image Credit: Marti LaMar by Kaila Austin An exciting array of exhibits are included in this year's festival! Information about exhibit hours are below. To check the festival programming tied to the events, return to the Event Page to search for the event. You must register for events separately. Tearing Down Boxes and Embracing Change […]

Tearing Down Boxes and Embracing Change

Phoenix Theater Cultural Center 705 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN

Fiber artists from two guilds unite to create an art exhibit that breaks us out of our boxes and embraces change!  Learn more in a Trail Talk session with fiber artists and actors who have portrayed artists dealing with change, as they discuss art as a vehicle for healing and growth. To broaden ourselves we […]


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

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

VIEW THE ONLINE EXHIBIT AND WATCH A RECORDING OF THE PANEL CONVERSATION HERE. 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 […]


The (W)hole in our HeARTs

Circle City Industrial Complex - Stokol Gallery & Hallways 1125 E. Brookside Ave., Indianapolis, IN

Art benefits everyone and this interactive event focuses on ways to actively integrate art into personal and community life to combat loneliness and loss. Coping with the loneliness, isolation, depression, anxiety, fear, and loss that has been a part of our collective lives for more than a year is hard. But we don’t need to […]


The Memory Keepers/Los Guardianes de Memorias

201 Studios 201 S. Rural Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Seating for the in-person discussion on Nov. 6 has reached capacity.  Please register to participate in the discussion virtually and/or sign-up for a time to tour the exhibit on a different day. Exhibit and community conversation to record, elevate, and archive the histories of memory keepers who have lived, worked, and played in Twin Aire […]


Introduction to Black Hue-manity 101: Imagining Blackness Then and Now

Eskenazi Fine Arts Center 1410 Indiana Ave., Indianapolis, IN

The power of images is strong and enduring. Depictions of African peoples and blackness have changed over time and influence contemporary thinking and action. Since the Enlightenment, Black humanity has been routinely attacked, ridiculed, and questioned, and altogether denied. However, this was not always the case. This multimedia exhibit featuring images, video, and historical testimony […]


We Are The Change We’ve Been Waiting For: A Practical Guide to Social Change

Indiana Interchurch Center 1100 W. 42nd St., Indianapolis, IN

Transform a mindset of "that's terrible" into "I can be the change!" after hearing from grassroots activists and learning practical action steps for social change. Beginning with a panel discussion featuring local activists followed by small group discussions, participants will explore clear, easy-to-understand strategies they can use to confront challenges they see in the world. […]