Immerse Yourself In The Stories
We will take you on a journey unlike any other. Our extensive, dynamic collections include influential works and masterpieces created by artists from many diverse backgrounds. Come see our renowned Native American, Western, and Contemporary Art collections.
Our Western Art Galleries display a wide range of artwork, while providing visitors with historical context to gain a deeper appreciation of our collection. With art from the 1820s to the present, you’ll begin to appreciate the diverse stories of the American West.
Native American Art
Native peoples, arts, and cultures continue to thrive, adapt, and change. Art-making has always been a part of the lives of the Native peoples of North America. You’ll see works from artists trained within the customary forms of their communities, as well as those with training in professional art schools.
The contemporary art collection represents diversity in the truest sense of the word. This nationally-renowned collection contains profound works of art by contemporary Native artists, whose stories will open eyes to see the world in a different light. Come enjoy one of the most important and relevant collections you’ll ever experience.
Our outdoor gardens provide a beautiful backdrop for a stunning array of artwork created by artists from all over North America. Come walk our outdoor spaces and enjoy the beauty of the White River State Park and Central Canal, a refreshing sanctuary in the bustling heart of downtown Indianapolis.