Top Ten Art-Inspired Outings
Indianapolis Top Ten

Indy is bursting with art and culture, from public art displays to symphony concerts.

Indianapolis Museum of Art
  1. Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields: As one of the top ten largest art museums in the nation, the IMA sits on 152 acres of green space with a 50,000-piece permanent collection and a 100-acre contemporary art and nature park.
  2. Fountain Square: Known as the retro district of Indianapolis, Fountain Square is full of art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and theaters.
  3. 92 County Walk: Adorning the Indiana State Museum, these wall and ground sculptures are made of Indiana natural resources and creatively represent each of the state's 92 counties.
  4. Indianapolis Cultural Trail: This one-of-a-kind 8-mile urban biking and walking trail connects Indianapolis' six cultural districts and is dotted with public art pieces, many  by local artists.
  5. White River State Park: Home of several permanent sculptures created by Hoosier artists, this landmark downtown park is also home to Sculpture in the Park, which switches out large-scal sculptures made by local artists every two years.
  6. Indiana Repertory Theatre: Proclaimed one of the most youth-oriented professional theaters in the country, the IRT offers a variety of comedy, drama, and classic performances including the wintertime favorite, A Christmas Carol.
  7. Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art: Located in Fountain Square, this quaint gallery brings the best of contemporary art to Indianapolis.
  8. Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra: The ISO offers classical, pops, and family concerts at the Hilbert Circle Theatre and, during the summer, concert goers can enjoy outdoor Symphony on the Prairie performances at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park.
  9. Madam Walker Theatre Center: Named after America's first female millionaire, this theater offers everything from drama and concerts to art exhibitions in one of Indy's historically-rich districts.
  10. Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art: Home to one of the world's largest collections of Western Art, the Eiteljorg is one of only two museums of its kind east of the Mississippi River.

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