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 Project IMA: Call for Entries Special Event Submissions due August 7, 2015 IMA Book Drive for Richard Wentworth: False Ceiling – Indianapolis Special Event Book drive dates: July 17 - September 8, 2015 Exhibition opens September 25 Dream Cars Member Early Access Special Event Sundays 11 am - 12 pm (May 3 - August 23, 2015) Allen Whitehill Clowes Gallery in Wood Pavilion Thursday Night Book Club / Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America by Jason Fagone Special Event Thursday, July 30 / 6:30-8:30 pm Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator. Included with admission Opening Reception for Tradition Reborn: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Special Event Thursday, July 30 / 7-8:30 pm Asian Gallery Summer Book Club For Educators: Up Close and Personal: An Intimate Look at Color, Curators, and the “New” Museum Special Event Friday, June 26 / 3:30-5 pm Family Day: Field Day Family Activities Saturday, August 1 / 10 am-3 pm 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park 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: Skate or Die Family Activities Saturday, October 3 / 10 am-3 pm Community Day: National Garden Day Special Event Saturday, October 3 / 11 am-4 pm 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 Related Join & Save Become an IMA member and enjoy savings on programs, including films, talks, performances, and more. Host Your Special Event Make your special event a masterpiece by hosting it at the IMA. Community Outreach Community Days offer an array of special experiences including art making, film, performances, and tours.