‘Heritage Spectrum 10 Years Later’ exhibition continues Herron’s diversity legacy

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INDIANAPOLIS — An upcoming exhibition of work by 14 students at Herron School of Art and Design continues a tradition that dates back to a 1996 Indianapolis Museum of Art exhibition recognizing four outstanding African-American artists who attended Herron. “Heritage Spectrum 10 Years Later” runs March 18 through May 29 at the Indiana State Museum […]

Anila Agha’s ArtPrize winner ‘Intersections’ to go on display locally

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INDIANAPOLIS — Immaculate beauty. That’s how Anila Quayyum Agha describes magnificent works of art that have the power to “bring you to tears and laughter at the same time,” such as a glorious sunset or the Grand Canyon at sunrise. Those words also describe “Intersections,” the 2014 ArtPrize-winning sculpture created by Agha, an associate professor […]

IUPUI University Library honored for digital archiving of 120-year-old African-American newspaper

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library was among the honorees as the nation’s fourth-oldest surviving African-American newspaper celebrated its 120th anniversary. The Indianapolis Recorder, a weekly newspaper, marked 12 decades of publication with an awards ceremony and a reception Oct. 15 at the Indiana State Museum. More than 200 people attended the public […]

Freetown Village, Indiana State Museum and IUPUI host discussion on ‘Slavery by Another Name’ to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Despite what many history books say, certain forms of slave labor continued to exist in the American South during the years between the Civil War and World War II. Scenes from the documentary Slavery by Another Name will serve as a starting point of a moderated discussion by Alex Lichtenstein, Assoc. Prof. of History at Indiana University […]

Dual shows at Indiana State Museum and Herron School re-create Indianapolis art scene of ’80s and ’90s

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The Indiana State Museum and Herron School of Art and Design have collaborated to present a window into the Indianapolis art scene of the early 1980s and 1990s. The iconic institutions will exhibit “431 Gallery: Art and Impact” and “Ed Sanders/Life and Art,” respectively. A June 27 opening reception featuring passed hors d’oeuvres, beverages and […]

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Herron well-represented in upcoming Indiana State Museum’s exhibit “Fearless Furniture”

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Nearly 85 percent of Indiana’s dentists were trained on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. Nearly half of the state’s lawyers have their legal roots on the IUPUI campus. Now an upcoming museum exhibit reveals many of the state’s “best of the best” furniture artists also have IUPUI academic roots. The “Fearless Furniture” exhibit opens […]

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Alison Bechdel, Graphic Artist and Novelist, to Speak in Indianapolis

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The IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute Lecture Series and The Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series present: Alison Bechdel Date: February 28, 2013 Location: Dean and Barbara White Auditorium, Indiana State Museum Time: 7:00 pm Tickets: free to the public (available here)   Alison Bechdel is the creator of the long running comic strip Dykes to […]