Broad Ripple Art Trail, Indianapolis, Indianapolis

Broad Ripple Village, in the north downtown district, is Indianapolis' center of the arts. Fine art lovers will be delighted by the array of crafts, antique furniture and collectible pieces found here. The following tour highlights some of Indianapolis’ best art venues.
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Broad Ripple Art Trail, Indianapolis Map

Guide Name: Broad Ripple Art Trail, Indianapolis
Guide Location: USA » Indianapolis (See other walking tours in Indianapolis)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Author: Sandra
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Indianapolis Art Center

1) Indianapolis Art Center

The Indianapolis Art Center (known colloquially as the IAC) is an art center located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The Center, founded in 1934 by the Works Project Administration during the Great Depression as the Indianapolis Art League, is located along the White River. It features fine art exhibitions, art classes and studios, a library with over 5,000 titles, the ARTSPARK nature and art park, and the Basile Studio Shop, with hand-crafted work by over 75 local and regional artists....   view more
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Thompson Collection

2) Thompson Collection

Located on Carrollton Avenue, the Thompson Collection features fine art and framing, including an impressive selection of American impressionism. This gallery is decorated with fabulous light fixtures by designer Christina...   view more
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Hoosier Salon

3) Hoosier Salon

The Hoosier Salon opened in 1925 as the first exhibition house of Indiana artists. It is one of the most outstanding and frequently mentioned galleries in the country, and offers an active schedule of shows, classes and workshops. This nonprofit establishment evolves with the times, always showcasing the biggest names in the field of art and attracting those looking for great...   view more
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Editions Limited Gallery of Fine Art

4) Editions Limited Gallery of Fine Art

Editions Limited Gallery of Fine Art, founded in 1969 in the center of Broad Ripple, was the city’s first art gallery. Its collection includes unique contemporary and traditional paintings and sculpture, as well as prints and limited edition commission works of about 70 local and artists and renowned masters. Its adjustable walls are suitable for solo and group expositions, as well as workshops and artist showcases. This gallery is frequented by many experienced art...   view more
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Sigman's Gallery

5) Sigman's Gallery

Since 1987, Sigman's Gallery has been Indiana’s premier art gallery. Located in historic Broad Ripple, it features a variety of works, by new and seasoned artists. It also offers custom framing, including framing of archival materials and photos. It is recognized as the foremost facility for custom framing in...   view more
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Fine Estate Art and Rugs

6) Fine Estate Art and Rugs

Fine Estate Art and Rugs, on the south end of Broad Ripple, features over 1,000 new and vintage handcrafted regional items. It also stocks paintings, prints, watercolors, murals, portraits and more. Works by artists from the Hoosier Salon, the Richmond School, Brown County and the Indiana Dunes can be found here as...   view more
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Broad Ripple Art & Design

7) Broad Ripple Art & Design

Broad Ripple Art & Design, established in 2006, attracts local and regional artists and artisans, displaying great interior and exterior designs. Its co-owners, Doug Arnholter and Teri Barnett, seek uniqueness, value and consistency of work from its line of...   view more

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