Indiana Humanities

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foundation sponsors events and programs throughout the year and houses many groups, organizations, and businesses that highlight the importance of preserving German heritage though healthy bodies and the arts and humanities. The Atheaeum is also house to the Rathskeller Restaurant, which is the oldest restaurant in Indianapolis. Other tenants include the American Cabaret Theater, the Indiana German Heritage Society, a Young Actors Theatre, and even a YMCA. The Athenaeum also hosts a German Fest annually. People from all over Indiana are able enjoy German music, German dancing, German food, a yodeling contest, and more. Proceeds from this festival support the mission of the Athenaeum Foundation and helps the organization maintain the Athenaeum…show more content…
Indiana Humanities has been a grant-making agency since 1972 when the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) brought together a group of five Indiana citizens. Today, the organization is still providing grants to humanities programs throughout the state, but they have also become strong leaders and partners. The organization encourages thinking, reading, and talking throughout Indiana by starting their own programs that foster conversation, backing humanities organizations with resources, and highlighting the significance of the humanities. By promoting literature, history, art, music, philosophy and our shared cultural heritage, Indiana Humanities seek to engage Indiana’s community of minds to create stronger communities that better understand themselves and the world around…show more content…
The museum has a collection of more than 54,000 works and a calendar full of public programs and events, exciting and engaging exhibitions, and more. The IMA invites visitors from Indianapolis elsewhere to explore the connections between art, design, and the natural environment. The museum is committed to serving the creative interests of the Indiana community by providing dynamic and enriching experiences through vibrant and diverse programs and venues. These programs are executed with the museum’s expertise and research capabilities in art, historic and environmental preservation, conservation, education, nature, and science and technology. The Indianapolis Museum of Art has built significant and sustained partnerships with other local and statewide arts, education and community organizations that strengthen and impact the state of Indiana in positive ways.

PRINTtEXT is a periodicals store, studio and project space in Indianapolis, Indiana. PRINTtEXT carries periodicals that focus on fashion, literature, design, political, miscellany, architecture, food, and art. Benjamin and Janneane Blevins who have led a number of ventures focused on civics and culture in Indianapolis opened PRINTtext in 2013. Since then, they collaborated with local creative professionals and developed monthly meetups and a magazine that connects and promote the art community in
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