Special Events

The IMA hosts ongoing and one-time special events throughout the museum. Check back often for a listing of upcoming special events. For more information on having your own special event at the IMA, please visit Facility Rentals.

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

Dream Cars Member Early Access
Special Event
Sundays 11 am - 12 pm (May 3 - August 23, 2015)
Allen Whitehill Clowes Gallery in Wood Pavilion
IMA Book Drive for Richard Wentworth: False Ceiling – Indianapolis
Special Event
Book drive dates: July 17 - September 8, 2015

Exhibition opens September 25
Project IMA: Call for Entries
Special Event
Submissions due August 7, 2015
Talk & Walk: Gardening for Pollinators (Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds)
Special Event
Thursday, August 6 / 6-7:30 pm
DeBoest Lecture Hall
Jason Torchinsky: Driving Artificializer System
Special Event
Thursday, August 6 / 7 pm
IMA Amphitheater
Hummingbird Banding: Catch and Release
Special Event
Three sessions: 8:30, 9:30 & 10:30 am on Saturday, August 22, 2015
Garden for Everyone & IMA Grounds
Included with admission
Art and Nature Homeschool Day at the IMA
Special Event
Tuesday, August 25 / 11 am-2 pm
Check in at the Guest Services Desk
High Tea: The Evolution of a Fashionable Ritual
Special Event
Thursday, August 27 / 4 pm
Deer Zink Pavilion / The Toby
The Temporary Suburban Opening
Special Event
Friday, August 28 / 6-9 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
ARTx Grown-Up Summer Camp
Special Event
Saturday, August 29 / 8 am-11 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
Carolee Snyder: An Herbal Lifestyle
Special Event
Saturday, August 29 / 1-2:30 pm
Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse
Public Conversation with Michelle Grabner
Talk
Saturday, August 29 / 2-3 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park: 100 Acres
Family Day: DIY
Family Activities
Saturday, September 5 / 10 am-3 pm
Community Day: Autumn Equinox: SoundScape
Special Event
Saturday, September 19 / 2-5 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
MuseumNext: Building Inclusive Museums
Special Event
Saturday, September 26
The Toby
Family Day: Garden's Harvest
Family Activities
Saturday, October 3 / 10 am-3 pm
Community Day: National Garden Day
Special Event
Saturday, October 3 / 11 am-4 pm
Ornaments from Nature
Special Event
Saturday, October 17 / 10-11:30 am
Greenhouse Atrium
Family Day: Secrets
Family Activities
Saturday, November 7 / 10 am-3 pm
Community Day: Silent Night
Special Event
Saturday, November 28 / 5-8 pm
Family Day: MadeIN
Family Activities
Saturday, December 5 / 10 am-3 pm
Community Day: Winter Solstice
Special Event
Thursday, December 17 / 5:30-9 pm