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FAShion Arts Society in Chicago: The Best Part of the Day

Kimann Schultz | Posted 12.12.2014 | Style
Kimann Schultz

It was the end of a long, fantastic day #1 for our group, the FAShion Arts Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. We were overnighting in Chicago, a first for our still-new affiliate group, in one of its grand downtown hotels.

Landscapes of Clarity - Dan Kiley's Modernist Origins in Seventeenth Century France

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Despite all this new visibility for Kiley, there is much still not known and awaiting discovery, and part of that involves retracing his steps.

Hat Over Heels: How Indiana Nurtures a FAShion Legacy

Kimann Schultz | Posted 07.13.2014 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Indiana is a state with a considerable creative history, where the arts are alive and hanging in there.

IMA Fashion Arts Society's Red Carpet Review

Kimann Schultz | Posted 05.04.2014 | Style
Kimann Schultz

If Facebook is passé, well, when an affiliate group of an art museum converges to live-chat fashion during a red carpet preview, then I guess one ...

Moving Mountains in Chiffon: Versailles 73 American Runway Revolution

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.13.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's: Review From a Midwest Perch

Kimann Schultz | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

And Scatter's tangential message? Just as profound: In the words of Carl Sagan (a quote I have used before and will use again and again) we are such "...an interesting species. An interesting mix. (We) are capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares."

Shoes: the 5th Food Group

Kimann Schultz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

I myself have for years maintained that shoes are the 5th Food Group: Along with meat, dairy, fruit, veggies and the good ole grain, I believe one needs shoes to be happy and healthy, and one needs regular servings of them to boot. I say it fully tongue in cheek -- but I also really mean it.

THIS REALLY HAPPENED

ARTINFO | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Yesterday morning Indianapolis Museum of Art director Charles Venable laid off 21 people, 11 percent of the museum's staff. The cuts, which seem to ha...

Big Plans For Indianapolis Museum of Art

ARTINFO | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Today the Indianapolis Museum of Art named Dr. Charles L. Venable as its new director and CEO. Venable, who is currently the CEO and director of Louis...

Famed Sports Painter LeRoy Neiman Dies

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — In a June 21 story about the death of artist LeRoy Neiman, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the amount of money Neiman had ...

Paul Needham

Miller House: A House Museum That's Still A Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- When the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced a deal in 2008 to acquire the Eero Saarinen-designed Miller House and open it to the p...

Museums 2.0: What Happens When Great Art Meets New Media?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Arianna Huffington

Museums deliver what has become increasingly rare in our world: the opportunity to disconnect from our hyper-connected lives, and the possibility of wonder.

The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Wealthy businessmen have recently been demonstrating extraordinary confidence in art as a liquid financial asset. Warhol, it could be said, took the opposite approach.

Why Teach Kids in Museums?

Jim McNutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McNutt

My father-in-law, Ed, a sometime chess partner and a long-time public school math teacher, was always involved with numbers and organizing things. He...