INDIANAPOLIS, February 24, 2014 — Dr. Charles L. Venable, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, announced today that Dr. Tricia Y. Paik has been named the Museum’s new curator of contemporary art. In her role, Paik will be responsible for the preservation, interpretation and continued growth of the IMA’s contemporary art collection as well as the strategic presentation of contemporary art throughout the IMA’s 152-acre campus, including the IMA’s permanent galleries, special exhibition spaces and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park.
Scott Stulen Appointed as Curator of Audience Experiences and Performance at the Indianapolis Museum of Art
INDIANAPOLIS, February 10, 2014 — Dr. Charles L. Venable, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, announced today that Scott Stulen has been named the Museum’s first curator of audience experiences and performance—a brand new position at the IMA developed by Venable to foster innovative and expanded opportunities for audience engagement. Stulen will begin on March 17.
INDIANAPOLIS, January 20, 2014 — The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that it is joining Freedom Indiana and leading Hoosier businesses and universities in opposition of House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR-3) and a proposed amendment to the Indiana State Constitution strictly defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
Indianapolis Museum of Art Receives $200,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Develop Innovative & Sustainable Business Model
INDIANAPOLIS, January 16, 2014 — The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that it received a $200,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to develop an innovative and sustainable business model that will serve as the foundation for a new five-year strategic plan.
INDIANAPOLIS, January 15, 2014 — The first print retrospective of Robert Indiana’s powerful graphic work in over 40 years will premier in the state whose name he adopted as his own. On view at the Indianapolis Museum of Art beginning February 16, 2014, The Essential Robert Indiana will re-affirm the artist’s role as one of the premier Pop art printmakers and demonstrate the importance of his graphic works in the context of his larger career.
INDIANAPOLIS, January 14, 2014 — The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that it acquired more than 475 objects in 2013. Encompassing diverse media and periods, the new works enhance the Museum’s encyclopedic collection and span curatorial departments including African, Asian, European, Contemporary, Design Arts, and Textile and Fashion Arts.
INDIANAPOLIS, December 19, 2013— The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today it will present an exhibition featuring multi-disciplinary artist Julianne Swartz’s work in photography, sculpture, installation, and sound, gathering together for the first time a significant group of her large-scale installations. Julianne Swartz: How Deep Is Your will be on view in the McCormack Forefront Galleries and other unexpected locations within the museum March 14 through June 15, 2014.
INDIANAPOLIS, November 5, 2013— The Indianapolis Museum of Art today announced that it has commissioned Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich to create a new installation as part of the IMA’s Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion series. Pich’s new project, A Room, will occupy a 26-foot diameter circular space in the atrium of the IMA and will consist of nearly 1,200 bamboo strips, extending 40 feet from the atrium’s ceiling to floor. A Room will be on display from February 27 through August 24, 2014.
INDIANAPOLIS, September 26, 2013— The first exhibition devoted solely to portraits of the Neo-Impressionist movement will open at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on June 14, 2014, the only U.S. venue for the exhibition. Face to Face: The Neo-Impressionist Portrait, 1886-1904 will feature more than 30 paintings and 20 works on paper by artists including Paul Signac, Henri-Edmond Cross, Maximilien Luce and Vincent van Gogh. Face to Face will be on view in the Allen Whitehill Clowes Gallery June 15 through September 7, 2014.