EXHIBITIONS: The Art Center galleries connect the community with nationally-recognized exhibitions featuring the artwork of local, regional and national artists. Rotating exhibitions run throughout the year and are always free and open to the public.






The Eighteen:



Exhibition Opening: August 27, 2021, 6-8 pm

On View: August 23 - October 15, 2021


365…Or in other words, a year is a measurement of time. It is said a lot can happen in a year, and that statement is truer than ever coming out of 2020. For The EIGHTEEN Art Collective, it has been a year since the Indy BLM Street Mural was completed. History was made last August, and the movement for change still continues. 365 days may mark the end of a year, but it also marks the beginning of another. That is the most important part of coming full circle.


The work continues. The creativity continues. We continue. Not just for one day, but for 365+.


Art Center Gallery Hours:

Monday-Friday 9 am-10 pm
Saturday 9 am-6 pm
Sunday Noon-6 pm


Exhibitions Programming for The Eighteen 365+ 


Esthesia Art Healing


With Pope Gaskins of the XVIII Collective


5:30-6:30, Friday, September 24, 2021


In this Creative Wellness workshop with artist Pope Gaskins, of the XVIII Collective, participants will explore esthesia, the mental process of awareness, in relation to artmaking. Those taking this workshop will participate in discussion around esthesia, and how this concept can be used to channel emotions into artmaking. Discussion and hands-on artmaking will both be utilized in this workshop.


Honoring Your Gifts… A Career in the Arts


With Rebecca Robinson of the XVIII Collective


7:00-8:00, Friday, September 24, 2021


Join Rebecca Robinson, of the XVIII Collective, for an artist talk in conjunction with 365+, now on display at the Indianapolis Art Center. Robinson will discuss not only the experience of making a career out of art, but also provide encouragement to creatives and artists to honor their craft and gifts - a topic covered in her book “Arts Honor.”


Over 15 years ago, Artist Rebecca Robinson decided to take her fine art to an entirely new level. “As an artist, it is my duty to push the envelope and create artwork that sparks a dialog and remains timeless." In addition to an education in Fashion Design, Rebecca majored in Visual Communications at North Carolina Central University. In her spare time, Rebecca donates paintings to charity, volunteers in civic activities and mentors artists and creatives. Rebecca has been featured in dozens of magazines, newspapers, television and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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