Indianapolis, the nation’s 13th largest city affectionately
known as “Indy”, is described as having the “perfect balance of cosmopolitan style and small-town charm”. To learn more about the city that is home to the Institute, here are some useful links to use as a springboard to learn more about the city and what it has to offer.
Fun and Food
Around Indy – Upcoming events and things to do.
Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association - Info on events, dining, and other attractions.
The Indiana State Fair - Year round festivals and events at the state fair grounds. Indy Parks - This site includes information on the Greenways bicycle trails. Indy Ethnic Food - A resource on ethnic food restaurants.
Cultural Districts and Downtown Indy
Discover Cultural Districts - Explore the diverse cultural districts.
Downtown Indy - Get all the information you need for downtown.
Arts, Culture and Sport Provocate – Thought-provoking events that enlighten and entertain The Arts Council - A searchable calendar of events, resources and info on the arts.
The Indianapolis Children’s Museum - The largest children’s museum in the world.
The Eiteljorg Museum - The museum of American Indian and Western art.
The Indiana State Museum - Located in beautiful White River State Park.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Famous for the Indianapolis 500 and Allstate 400.
Indianapolis Colts - Super Bowl XLI Champions.
Indiana Fever - Indianapolis’ WNBA Team.
Indiana Pacers - Home of Jermaine O’Neal and Larry Bird.
Nuvo - Indy’s alternative voice newspaper.
The Indianapolis Star – The city’s daily paper.
The Indianapolis Recorder - The 4th-oldest surviving African-American newspaper in the nation.