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Cultural Arts Pavilion Presented by BMO Harris Bank

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Cultural Arts Pavilion Presented by BMO Harris Bank

Description: A three-day exhibition that showcases the works of a collaboration of Indianapolis arts institutions; the Artists and Authors Market which provides a venue for emerging and professional fine artists and published authors to sell original works and engage with audiences; and our interactive activities which feature Freetown Village, Asante Children's Theatre, and other partner interactive projects that excite, engage, and entertain audiences.

Features: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: Times, Teams, & Talent Traveling Exhibit and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s exhibit AFROS: “A Celebration of Natural Hair” by Michael July

Time: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost: Included in exhibition hall admission

Partners: Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana State Museum, Herron School of Art & Design, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indiana African American Genealogy Group, Indiana Historical Society, Freetown Village, Crispus Attucks Museum, Eiteljorg Museum, Madame Walker Theatre Center

Sponsors: BMO Harris Bank, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Allen Whitehall Clowes Charitable Foundation, Arthur Jordan Foundation, Citizens Energy Group, and Markey’s Rental & Staging

Cultural Arts Gallery:

The Indianapolis Museum of Art will highlight its permanent collection and promote the Matisse: A Life in Color.

Indiana Historical Society
Since 1830, the Society has been Indiana's Storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and disseminating the state's history. Featuring Healing Bodies, Changing Minds, IHS tells the story of Dr. Harvey Middleton, one of Indianapolis’s pioneering African American physicians, part of a larger exhibition currently on display at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.

Indiana State Museum
This riveting exhibition draws from individual accounts, images and artifacts collected by the To Stir Up the Conscience: The Civil Rights Movement in Indiana effort, a yearlong project of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. Learn about Hoosiers who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how their involvement helped set off a train of events the movement had never before witnessed.

Harrison Center of the Arts
Cultural Icon paintings from Herron High School Summer Academe students and art by Harrison Center artist, Quincy Owens.

Artists and Author’s Market
The Artists and Author’s Market provides a venue for select emerging and professional fine artists and published authors to sell original works in a variety of media.  Artists and authors are available on-site to share their experiences and projects with Summer Celebration guests. The Artist’s & Author’s Market raises the visibility of African-American arts & culture.


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Indiana Black Expo, Inc. (IBE) has been a pillar of the African-American community for decades as a year-round, multifaceted community service organization with 12 chapters around the state of Indiana. IBE is known for its two major fund-raisers, Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic. This 501(c)(3) nonprofit is governed by a board of directors comprised of individuals and community leaders from around the state of Indiana and employs a full time staff.



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