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These Quilt Gardens Have Wowed Visitors for 10 Years

The 10th anniversary of the popular Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County will feature two new sites, a new Quilt Mural and one of the largest-ever exhibitions of Seward Johnson bronze sculptures outside of the artist’s personal retrospective. Planting of the 19 Read more >

You Have to See This Larger-Than-Life Art in Elkhart County

It’s never been done before in Elkhart County and, really, only once anywhere in the world. The Quilt Gardens and the downtowns of Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Middlebury, Bristol and Wakarusa will be the site of the largest exhibition of American Read more >

Color, History & Culture: Top 10 Public Artworks in Muncie

Many communities in Indiana – both large and small – have commissioned public artworks to beautify their communities over the past two-hundred years. Muncie, for example, has a long history of installing public art, going all the way back to Read more >

Indianapolis Museum of Art’s 100 Acres

We’re more than halfway through July, so if you have young kids you may be getting tired of the same old playgrounds and parks near your house. Fortunately, summer offers a great chance to explore new places. One spot you Read more >

Landmark for Peace: A tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy

One of my favorite places in Indianapolis is a park located at 17th and Broadway, just north of downtown. Here you’ll find what at first appears to be a typical city park. A playground, picnic tables, andbasketball goalsare scatteredabout the Read more >

Art at the Indianapolis International Airport

I’ve been spending a lot of time at the Indianapolis International Airport lately (mostly waiting on my husband’s flight to land, or dropping him offfor yet another business trip). Everyone who uses the airport, which openedabout two years ago,has probably Read more >

Slow down in New Harmony, Indiana

Recently, someone posed this question on the Visit Indiana Facebook page: “What are some great honeymoon destinations in Southern Indiana?” I thought for a minute and then suggested that she check out New Harmony, a small town slightly northwest of Read more >