Spirits at the Athenaeum: Overnight Ghost Hunt

The Athenaeum 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

Do you believe in ghosts? Have you dreamed of being a paranormal investigator? Are you ready to meet the spirits who've been living in our building for over 100 years? The Athenaeum Foundation and Unseen Press bring you an exclusive opportunity to experience, interact and investigate one of the most haunted buildings in Indiana -…

Weingeist 2024

The Athenaeum 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

Celebrate the spirit of wine! Weingeist is an evening that pairs perfectly with wine enthusiasts, charcuterie fans, and romantics looking for a fun Tuesday night destination. Join us in the Athenaeum’s cozy and historic Damenverein Room for an evening of wine pairings and a special presentation from the German Wine Queens. Featuring wine selections from four…

Athenaeum Building Tour

All over the Athenaeum grounds 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

The Athenaeum, built in 1894 and 1898 as Das Deutsche Haus, remains true to the “sound mind in a sound body” ethos of its freethinker German founders. Author Kurt Vonnegut’s architect grandfather’s firm Vonnegut & Bohn designed the German gymnasium and clubhouse, which the author declared his favorite of all of his ancestor’s works. Anxious…

First Friday & Free Premiere: Dreamland by React

The ArtSpace at the Athenaeum 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

Mix, mingle, and marvel. The Christel DeHaan ArtSpace features a rotating exhibit calendar showcasing the work of emerging and established artists of all disciplines. We invite you to join us for an opening reception of new artwork, as well as a free premiere of Dreamland, the new original play developed by React. The Dreamland performance…

Free

Bier & Building Tours

All over the Athenaeum grounds 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Landmarks and the Athenaeum Foundation are partnering to serve up a tour of the Athenaeum—one of Indianapolis’ most beloved landmarks—and treating attendees to beer and German food. Open to people 21 and over, the “Bier & Building Tours” will combine information about the history and architecture of the Athenaeum with fun activities, glimpses into…

Call for Artists: Pride And Joy

The ArtSpace at the Athenaeum 401 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN

Pride & Joy is a community art show celebrating Indy's LGBTQ+ artists. The Athenaeum ArtSpace is proud to host this exhibition of artwork from Indy-local members of the LGBTQ+ community. The central theme of this exhibition is creative self-expression, and the diversity within this concept is mirrored by the diversity of our exhibiting artists. This exhibit…

Free