Events & Programs

The IMA aims to raise the level of cultural dialogue in Indianapolis through the presentation of fresh, adventurous programming. Programs for students, teachers, and the public are thoughtfully selected to pique visitor curiosity and to broaden understanding of and interaction with the arts, creativity, and the world of ideas. Programs include quality presenters, films and instructors and feature thought-provoking content for visitors with varying experience levels and cultural perspectives.


Home to the "best screening room" in Indianapolis, the IMA hosts films and film festivals throughout the year.


Dance. Music. Theater. It's all here.


Dig a little deeper into the subject matter by signing up for a class.


From film directors to horticulturists, artists to activists, talks offer something for everyone.

Special Events

The IMA hosts ongoing and one-time special events throughout the Museum that include experiences to engage audiences of all ages in spaces across the campus.


ARTx serves as a platform for innovative, participatory engagement with the IMA through dynamic and sustainable public programming made possible by a generous gift from The Efroymson Family Fund.

Schools & Universities

Building connections between the classroom and the collection, the IMA offers rich experiences for students and teachers.

Community Outreach

IMA extends its reach into the community by partnering with organizations throughout Indianapolis and beyond.

Membership Special For Teachers Special Event
Revved Up: Cars in Art Public Tour
Friday / 1-2 pm
Lilly House Tour Public Tour
Friday / 2-3 pm
Project IMA Special Event
Friday / 8-10 pm
Make & Take Studio Family Activities
Saturday / 1-4 pm
Garden Tour Public Tour
Saturday / 1 pm