The Indianapolis Museum of Art is among the largest and oldest general art museums in the United States. Founded in 1883, the Museum now boasts a permanent collection of more than 50,000 works of art that span the range and scope of art history. In addition to housing its world-class art collections, the Museum is also a premier showcase for national and international exhibitions.
For more than 120 years the Museum has served the community through its collections and programs. Most recently it has completed a building project that improved visitor access and amenities and created new gallery space for display of the Museum's collections. The building expansion has several components, the most visible of which are the Efroymson Entrance Pavilion, the Wood Gallery Pavilion and the Deer-Zink Events Pavilion.
The Efroymson Entrance Pavilion serves as the primary point of visitor access to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and its collections, exhibitions and programs. The Wood Gallery Pavilion provides 50 percent more display space for the collections and offers improved visitor amenities, including two new restaurants, an expanded museum shop and significant new spaces for educational programs. The Deer-Zink Events Pavilion is a venue for special events and selected IMA public programs.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is the cornerstone of the IMAâ€™s three complementary parts, which also include the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park and Oldfieldsâ€“Lilly House & Gardens. With unique art experiences, including the new Davis X Room and Star Studio, the Indianapolis Museum of Art is a place where people of all ages can explore and understand the connecti... [ ]
Forthcoming exhibitionsApril 2007
Indiana Artist's Club Annual Exhibition
The Cameraâ€™s Coast
A Golden Legacy: Greek and Roman Jewelry from the Burton Y. Berry Collection at the Indiana University Art Museum
Piranesiâ€™s Views of Rome
Dior: The King of Couture
Nature Holds My Camera: Video Art by Sam Easterson
German Expressionist Prints
Roman Art from the Louvre
Off the Wall: Adrian Schiess
CostGeneral admission to IMA, including the Indianapolis Museum of Art and Lilly House, is free. Admission may be charged to selected special exhibitions shown in the Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery.
Opening hoursTuesday, Wednesday and Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday and Friday: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday: noon to 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days.
Getting thereThe IMA is l ocated at 4000 Michigan Road. The IMA's main entrance, located on the west side of the street, is approximately one block north of the intersection of 38th Street and Michigan Road. The main entrance is marked by a traffic light. Parking, including in the underground garage, is free.
Take I-65 South to the Martin Luther King Jr. Street exit (#117). Turn left (north) on Martin Luther King Jr. Street and travel approximately 1.1. miles, continuing north through the intersection of 38th Street and Martin Luther King. Note: North of the intersection of MLK and 38th Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Street becomes Michigan Road. Turn left at the traffic light at 4000 Michigan Road onto the IMA grounds.
Exit the IMA right (south) onto Michigan Road and travel approximately 1.1 miles south (through the 38th Street intersection where Michigan Road becomes Martin Luther King Jr. Street) to the ramp for I-65 North. Merge right onto I-65 North ramp and follow signs.
I-74 West to I-465 North via exit 94. Merge onto I-70 West via exit 44A. Merge onto I-65 North toward Chicago via exit 83B. Take 29th Street/30th Street exit 116 to 30th Street. Turn left (west) onto 30th Street and travel approximately one-third mile to Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Street. Turn right (north) onto Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street and travel approx. 1.1 miles. Note: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street becomes Michigan Road north of the 38th Street intersection. Turn left at the traffic light at 4000 Michigan Road that marks the main entrance to the IMA.
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Wheelchair-accessible spaces are located adjacent to the Museum entrances within the parking garage and in surface lots on the IMA grounds. Wheelchairs and child strollers are available at the Museum of Art's reception desk, located on the ground level inside the Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion. Sound augmentation systems are available upon request.
A complimentary Coat Check will be available in the Museum's Efroymson Entrance Pavilion. Coats, sweaters, jackets, etc. must be worn, not carried or tied around the neck or waist. To protect works of art, and purses should be left in Coat Check and backpacks must be carried, not worn on the back. Also available at the Coat Check are wheelchairs for use within the Museum.
The IMA and Wolfgang Puck proudly present Puckâ€™s, featuring innovative cuisine and exceptional service. Wolfgang has developed a menu that includes â€œWeiner Schnitzel
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