Arts and Humanities

Exceptional creative strengths

Indiana University's renowned traditions in the humanities and creative arts enrich lives every day. Our work in music, drama, film, literature, visual arts, and more enhance our quality of life and add value to society. 

Expanding arts and humanities

Community-engaged research reenvisions historic mill's future

Working together in teams, IU faculty, students, and members of the Washington County, Ind., community are co-producing a new vision for the future of historic Beck's Mill, a gristmill establishd near Salem, Ind., in 1808.



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Traditional arts to benefit Indianapolis-area elders

Traditional Arts Indiana aims to better the lives of Indiana elders through the Everyday Arts and Aging project, which recently began work on a new guide highlighting diverse ways of aging in urban areas.



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Open access publishing support expands reach of IU scholarship

Publishing a book is a milestone in most academic careers. IU Bloomington’s Carl Weinberg is reaching such a milestone with the help of IU Bloomington’s TOME program, which supports publication of open-access digital monographs in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

Read more about TOME and its impact