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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.
Learn more about TAI's new guide
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
Presented each spring by the IU Arts and Humanities Council, the Remixed festivals celebrate art and ideas from cultures around the world.
A wide variety of films and events offer something for every viewer, and several beloved series make their return.
Close saw the exhibition for the first time during a visit to the IU Bloomington campus Oct. 21.
"Shaping Resilience," a public art display by the Grunwald Gallery of Art, ties in with the College of Arts and Sciences' 2021 Themester.
Zakkiyyah najeebah dumas o'neal has been chosen as the inaugural Engaged Artist-in-Residence for fall 2021.
Design professor Jiangmei Wu's DIY origami face mask, now called "Oricool," is on exhibit in Bloomington and will soon be in New York.
The lineup includes movies at Memorial Stadium, films tying to actress Glenn Close's costume collection and a Gene Tierney classics series.
The program at IUPUI is the first accredited art therapy program at a public university in Indiana.
The Michael A. and Laurie Burns McRobbie Emerging Artist Series will support national and international artists from diverse backgrounds.
The building for the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design realizes a rediscovered 1952 design created by Mies.