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Portraits of Our City


  • INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART GALLERIES Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 United States (map)

What can a photography portrait tell us about a person? What can you learn from someone by asking them a single question? What can the dreams of a city’s residents tell us about the city?

Portraits of Our City discusses these questions with an exhibition featuring hundreds of black and white photographs of local residents and invites the community to discover human connections through people and place. This exhibition is a conversation between Indianapolis residents and an exploration of the people that make up our city, using one question as a jumping off point. The answers to that question, captured with still photographs and audio, become the exhibition.

Discover the soul of our city and take part in a dialogue on what a portrait can reveal about a person’s hopes, fears, and memories. In turn, discuss what these things tell us about Indianapolis.

Earlier Event: October 27
Portraits of Our City
Later Event: November 10
Glenn Kaino, A Shout Within a Storm