October 10th, 2017

PreEnactIndy, A Day to Remember

by Emma Hall

  PreEnactIndy: Monon16 from Harrison Center on Vimeo. After years of preparation, collaboration with neighbors, local theatre companies, restaurants, and schools, we did it. PreEnactment successfully did what it set out to do. It showed the community what Monon 16 could and should be. Three blocks of this near-east side neighborhood were transformed to reflect […]

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November 1st, 2016

A New Tradition

by cgindy

We are happy to announce something new for the holidays from our 16th Street neighbors to the east. The Oaks Academy Schools invite you to join them for their first Christmas Tree Festival, November 12-19 at the Middle School campus, 1301 E. 16th Street. Some of the city’s leading organizations are sponsoring Christmas trees that will […]

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September 6th, 2016

Multi-task with us in Maple Crossing

by Pam Allee

  This Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00pm, we invite you to multitask with us in a most pleasant way! Stop by Deering Cleaners, 3838 N. Illinois Street, drop of your dry cleaning and take in a place-based art exhibit featuring work inspired by the neighborhoods of Maple Crossing. Artists Courtland Blade, Nathan Foxton, Lilly Clarkson, […]

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August 10th, 2016

Sparkle Up!

by Nikki Owens

“’38th and Shine’ is both a community event and an art performance designed to bring together the diverse neighborhoods around 38th & Illinois in a creative, collaborative act of history making!” Earlier this year the Harrison Center for the Arts hosted a 5×5 competition for the Maple Crossing Community. Maple Crossing is part of the […]

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October 22nd, 2015

Boss Tweed

by Kipp Normand

  Those of you who are up on these things will know that Indianapolis was once a Mecca of Bicycling. Yes, indeed, the Great Bicycle Craze of the 1890s was in full flower right here in our fair city. Indianapolis was home to many bicycle manufacturers and dealers, and over the 20 years between 1890 […]

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May 29th, 2015

Look Indy: The City is Your Classroom

by Andrew Christenberry

  On August 7th, the Harrison Center will be hosting its third installment of the 5 x 5 $10,000 Ideas Competition. So what exactly is the 5 x 5? The 5 x 5 was launched in 2013 as a way to inspire, ignite, and financially support creative and innovative ideas related to the arts. To […]

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May 15th, 2015

Summer Nights at the IMA

by cgindy

There’s nothing quite like the summer in Indianapolis. With neighborhood sidewalks, and favorite downtown destinations pulsing with people who are basking in the summer warmth after a long winter, the streets of Indy are coming to life once again! And that’s not all the summer in Indy brings! The summer of 2015 marks the 40th season […]

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May 5th, 2015

Virginia Avenue Folk Fest

by Andrew Christenberry

The Fountain Square neighborhood has become one Indy’s most beloved cultural hotspots. With its own small town, down home vibe, Fountain Square offers a delightfully eccentric environment of Appalachian folklore and Midwestern hospitality, and on May 9th, this unique cultural milieu will reach a cordial crescendo in the first ever Virginia Avenue Folk Fest. As a free, […]

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May 1st, 2015

The City Gallery Guide to the Indy Mini Marathon

by Andrew Christenberry

On Saturday, May 2nd, the 39th annual OneAmerica Indy Mini Marathon will claim 13.1 miles of downtown Indy streets, and for those of you who are participating, the City Gallery would like to make your run even more interesting! Here are some iconic Indy locations to keep an eye out for as you make your way through […]

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November 7th, 2014

Yoga in Indy – Beyond the Studio

by Laura Henderson

  I wear a few different hats in this community – Executive Director of Growing Places Indy, yoga instructor at Invoke Studio, and lululemon athletica Ambassador to name a few. I love how my roles come together and allow me to dream up new ideas that sometimes lead to fun events! Coming up on November […]

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