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.

Family Activities

With events and activities designed specifically for families, the IMA is a great place to spark the curiosity and creativity of children of all ages—inside and outdoors.

Public Tours

Get to know the IMA through expert-led tours of the galleries, gardens, and grounds.

Special Events

Community days, poetry readings, solstice celebrations, and so much more.

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.

The Foodie Tour: Depictions of Food in Art Public Tour
Tuesday / 1-2 pm
The Essential Robert Indiana Tour Public Tour
Tuesday / 2-3 pm
wee Wednesdays Family Activities
Wednesday / 11 am-12 pm
Contemporary Art Public Tour
Wednesday / 1-2 pm
NASA: Driven to Explore Special Event
Thursday / 11 am-6 pm