Arts For All

Arts for All welcomes everyone to take a journey through the world of art. Activities that relate to the current exhibition and stimulate curiosity are designed to be challenging yet accessible to all visitors of Garfield Park. Spend your Saturday afternoon with us and take home a meaningful experience.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. If your group is larger than 6 people, please contact us at (317) 327-7135 so that we can make accommodations. 


Commonly asked questions:

When: Saturdays between 12 PM - 5 PM

Where: Arts Classroom located on the 3rd Floor

How much does it cost? Arts for All is free.

What are the age requirements? Arts for All is for all ages; children and adults are invited to participate.

Do we need to sign-up? No, just stop in anytime between 12 - 5 PM.

Monthly Activities

January 4 - 25

Pop-Up Selfies 

All of the great art masters took "selfies" with their artwork! Make an eye-catching drawing by designing a self-portrait that stands on its own.

February 1 - 29*

Story Quilts 

Faith Ringgold is a civil rights activist, author, and artist. She uses quilts to tell stories about her life and feelings. Tell your own story using felt shapes and inspiration from her book “Tar Beach”.

*No Arts for All Feb 8

Mar 7 - 28

Magic Flashlight Drawing 

Amaze your friends and family with this fun illusion! Draw a scene on a plastic baggie with permanent markers, put a piece of black construction paper inside the baggie to “hide” the picture you created, then use a “flashlight” cut from white construction paper to “light” up the image.

Apr 4 - 25

Sun Prints 

This photo project lets the sun do all the work! Cyanotypes use special chemicals that react to sunlight, allowing for some unique and fun images you can make with ordinary objects, such as buttons, feathers, leaves, and more!

May 2 - 30

Kara Walker Silhouettes 

Kara Walker works with shadows and silhouettes to tell a stories about people and how they treat each other in society. Make your own paper cut silhouettes to tell your story.


Sunday & Monday

Tuesday - Saturday

Holiday Closures:

Good Friday 

Primary Election Day


2432 Conservatory Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46203


10 AM - 5 PM

April 10

May 5

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