Welcome Race Fans

May 2018


Welcome Race Fans is a collaborative project of Indy Arts Council and Indianapolis Motor Speedway to connect visual art and artists to the historic race.

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Sculpture at Prospect Falls

December 2019

The Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., have commissioned Indianapolis artist Jude Odell to create an artwork for the Twin Aire neighborhood in southeast Indianapolis, at a site near Prospect Falls along the Pleasant Run Trail. The artwork will be installed in spring 2019. The sculpture will form the centerpiece of a newly re-planted pocket park, creating a gateway to the neighborhood in advance of the Community Justice Center’s relocation to Twin Aire. Jude is a Twin Aire resident.


Sculpture Honoring Veterans at the New Pike Township YMCA

November 2018

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The Arts Council of Indianapolis is pleased to partner with the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis on a permanent, exterior artwork for the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA. The artwork will be dedicated on November 10, 2018.



Indy East Art Peace

July 2019

 IEAP Cohort

 What happens when you train a group of artists, community members, and police officers to work together to prevent crime and improve public safety in a neighborhood?  That’s what we’re finding out with Indy East Art Peace, a joint project of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) that happened from August 2017 through July 2019. The Indy East Art Peace Toolkit is publicly available, here.

 This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.  To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit


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Sculpture at Community Caring & Sharing

November 2017

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The Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., commissioned Indianapolis, IN artists Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley to create an artwork for a new pocket park planned for a vacant lot next to the Community Caring & Sharing Center in the Mars Hill neighborhood.



Art at Indianapolis International Airport

December 2022

The Indy Arts Council manages the temporary exhibition program at Indianapolis International Airport in partnership with the Indianapolis Airport Authority. Click the photo to learn what's on view now.


Collaboration with Kroger Co.

August 2017


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The Arts Council was pleased to partner with Kroger Co. on the creation of three murals and on the purchase of one sculpture for new stores in the greater Indianapolis area.  Three stores opened in the fall of 2016; one opened in summer 2017.




Seeds of Light: Speedway Trailhead Park Artwork

November 2016


The Speedway Redevelopment Comission, in association with the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., commissioned Anderson, IN artist Arlon Bayliss to create an artwork for a new pocket park near the Main Street junction with the P & E Trail in Speedway, Indiana.

We are pleased that this artwork received the Honor Award for Public Art at the 2017 Monumental Awards, honoring achievement in the built environment of Indianapolis.



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