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.

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.

Where Design Meets the Seat Public Tour
Sunday / 1 pm
Garden Tour Public Tour
Sunday / 1 pm
Lilly House Tour Public Tour
Sunday / 2-3 pm
wee Wednesdays Family Activities
Wednesday / 11 am-12 pm
Impressionism & Beyond Public Tour
Wednesday / 1 pm
A Road To Abstraction Public Tour
Thursday / 1 pm