IN: Indianapolis

WHERE: Indianapolis Museum of Art.

WHEN: Friday, May 18, 2012.

TITLE: Art Museum Day

BRIEF ABOUT: In recognition of the important role museums play in their communities, the IMA will offer special tours and a sneak preview of a documentary. Special programming includes: 1:00 pm, Creative Hoosiers tour which visitors can learn about Indiana artists, designers, poets and writers with a tour of art by and about renowned creative Hoosiers; At 2:00 pm, visitors can tour the Lilly House, the American Country Place Era home of the late Indianapolis businessman, philanthropist, and collector J. K. Lilly, Jr., with eight historic furnished interiors reflecting the early 1930s; At 2:30 pm, Revolutions in French Art tour, visitors can learn about the major art movements from romanticism to modernism in 19th century France with this tour that highlights French artists; and at 7:00 pm, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World documentary, visitors can take a 90-minute journey across nine countries and over 1,400 years of history, art and architecture.

MORE DETAILS: Call 317.923.1331 or see

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