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
Conservation of 'Portrait of a Lady' (Jacopo Zucchi)
Special Event
Wednesday, May 27 / 10 am-1 pm
Exhibition - Clowes Pavilion
Included with admission
Thursday Night Book Club / The Family Fang: A Novel by Kevin Wilson
Special Event
Thursday, May 28 / 6:30-8:30 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Horticultural Society Annual Meeting
Special Event
Thursday, May 28 / 7-9 pm
Family Day: Revved Up
Family Activities
Saturday, June 6 / 10 am-3 pm
Included with admission
Classic Auto Show at Oldfields
Special Event
Saturday, June 6 / 11 am-5 pm
At the Lilly House
Included with admission
ArtPrize Pitch Night: Indianapolis
Special Event
Wednesday, June 10 / 7-9 pm
The Toby
Avant Brunch
Special Event
Saturday, June 13 / 10 am
Summer Solstice: Giant Picnic
Special Event
Saturday, June 20 / 12-3 pm
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
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
Family Day: Field Day
Family Activities
Saturday, August 1 / 10 am-3 pm
100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park
Hummingbird Banding: Catch and Release
Special Event
Saturday, August 22 / 8:30-9:15 am
Garden for Everyone & IMA Grounds
Art and Nature Homeschool Day at the IMA
Special Event
Tuesday, August 25 / 11 am-2 pm
Check in at the Guest Services Desk
Family Day: DIY
Family Activities
Saturday, September 5 / 10 am-3 pm
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
Family Day: Secrets
Family Activities
Saturday, November 7 / 10 am-3 pm
Family Day: MadeIN
Family Activities
Saturday, December 5 / 10 am-3 pm