Indiana Arts Homecoming

Indiana Arts Homecoming

Annual Convening of the Arts, October 4–6, Indianapolis

We are proud to present our new annual convening of Indiana's statewide arts community: artists, arts organizations, arts educators, arts supporters — anyone and everyone who wants to come together and grow Indiana's vibrant arts scene. There, arts peers will celebrate, connect, and gain new skills for engaging their community. 

Here's some of what's in store for you at this year's Arts Homecoming:

  • Connect with peers and build new connections
  • Gain new skills for engaging your local community and growing your collaborative networks
  • Celebrate the Hoosier arts innovation and impact that's happening all over our state

Registration is $75 per person. Event parking is included with registration. Online registration will close two weeks before the event on September 20, 2017. If your registration needs to be invoiced to you, please email Miah Michaelsen at mmichaelsen@iac.IN.gov.

Seating is limited
Register online today!

Conference Sessions and Activities

Sessions are divided into four tracks; design, prepare, spotlight, and change. You are more than welcome to mix and match which sessions you attend. All sessions will be held at the Indiana State Museum. Content is being updated constantly, so check back for more!

Overnight Accommodations 

Staybridge Suites – Indianapolis Downtown
535 S West Street
Indianapolis IN  46225
Call the hotel direct at 317-536-7500.  Provide them with group code “INDIANA ARTS” for the special rate.
Make reservations by 9/4/17 to receive the special rate.

  • Room types include: Studio suite–queen bed. ($114 plus tax)
  • All rooms include fully equipped kitchen.  Living room features sleeper sofa and DVD player.
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Free internet and local calls
  • Indoor pool/whirlpool
  • Fitness room
  • Business center
  • Home Theatre room
  • Self-parking ($14 per car, per day)

Holiday Inn Express
410 S Missouri Street
Indianapolis IN  46225
Call the hotel direct at 317-822-6400. Provide them with group code “INDIANA ARTS” for the special rate.
Make reservations by 9/4/17 to receive the special rate.

  • Room types include: King standard- king bed w/ sleeper sofa. ($114 plus tax)
  • Double standard- two double beds. ($114 plus tax)
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Free internet and local calls
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness room
  • Business center
  • Self-parking ($14 per car, per day)

Our Partners

The IAC would like to thank the Central Indiana Community Foundation as the lead sponsor for the scholarship program helping to bring folks from around the state to attend the Indiana Arts Homecoming and Herron School of Art and Design for donating space for the opening reception.

Sponsor logos, NEA, IAC, CICF, IU Herron