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.