Unwind at the IMA with extended evening hours every last Friday of the month. Begin your evening at the Sunset Bar in the Contemporary Art galleries - one of the most amazing views in town. Then choose from a variety of experiences throughout the IMA galleries: Each month a fresh selection of activities, tours, and guest performers will draw from international influences and works of art on display at the Museum.
Cash bar; food available for purchase. Musical selections for Final Fridays curated by Kyle Long. / Galleries on Floors 3 and 4 open until 10 pm. Galleries on Floor 2 open until 10:30 pm
6 pm / Ai Weiwei: According to What? Behind the Scenes
Ever wonder how the IMA crew moves a 10 ton work of art from one location to another? Wish you could be a fly on the wall when exhibition designers determine how or where a work of art should be displayed? Join IMA staff on this “behind the scenes” talk to learn more about how the Ai Weiwei exhibition came together! RSVP for this member talk at 317-920-2651 or firstname.lastname@example.org (IMA members Only)
6:30 pm-8:30 pm / Sunset Bar
Caroline Marmon Fesler Gallery, Floor 4, follow the pink signs.
7 pm / Film: Style Wars (1983, dirs. Henry Chalfant and Tony Silver, 69 mins., NR)
P $9 / M $5
7:30-9:30 pm / Take a Tour
ASK ME! docents will be stationed throughout the Ai Weiwei: According to What? exhibition to answer visitor question.
Want more? At 7:30 pm take the "Seeing Red" tour through the permanent collection.
7:30-10:30 pm / Cash Bars
Food and beverages are allowed in Pulliam Family Great Hall and on the balconies of Floors 3 and 4.
8-10:30 pm / Express Yourself! Wire “Rapping”
Proactive artist, Ai Weiwei, focuses on human rights and social change. Choose a word that best represents who you are. Then, use wire to form your word. When finished, add it to a community sculpture.
8:30 pm / Final Fridays Music Series: The Kominas
Described by The Guardian as "irreverent and un-PC," the Kominas, a Pakistani-American Desi punk rock band from Lowell, MA, aims to show how broad the spectrum of belief can be through their world ranging sound inspired by global politics.
Sun King Brewery is the exclusive brewer for Final Fridays.
Pictured top, left: Robert Irwin, Light and Space III (detail), 2008, fluorescent lights, variable dimensions. Purchased with funds provided by Ann M. and Chris Stack, The Ballard Fund, Nancy Foxwell Neuberger Acquisition Endowment Fund, Anonymous IV Art Fund, Lucille Stewart Endowed Art Fund, Martha M. Shertzer Art Purchase Fund in Memory of Her Nephew, Charles S. Sands, Roger G. Wolcott Fund, Gift of the Alliance of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Frank Curtis Springer & Irving Moxley Springer Purchase Fund, E. Hardey Adriance Fine Arts Acquisition Fund in memory of Marguerite Hardey Adriance, Emma Harter Sweetser Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crane Fund, Elizabeth S. Lawton Fine Art Fund, Cecil F. Head Art Fund, Mary V. Black Art Endowment Fund, General Endowed Art Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore P. Van Vorhees Art Fund, General Memorial Art Fund, General Art Fund, James V. Sweetser Fund, 2008.358 © 2013 Robert Irwin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.