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​Indy Parks Arts Programs

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Indy Parks Arts Programs and its partners provide arts education and hands-on experience to Indianapolis residents of all ages, with the goal of developing a greater appreciation of the arts.

GARFIELD PARK ARTS CENTER
Originally built in 1922 as a Shelter House, the renovated structure "at the top of the hill" is now the new Garfield Park Arts Center!  The center engages Indianapolis residents in the arts by providing programs and instruction in a variety of mediums, including the performing, visual, production, and literary arts.

The Arts Center also features ongoing exhibits from national and local artists, tying together culture, diversity and community at the grassroots level. 

MACALLISTER AMPHITHEATER

The MacAllister Amphitheater, is an outdoor amphitheater that was built in 1922. In 1997 the amphitheater was renovated and given its current name, honoring local philanthropist Mr. P.E. MacAllister.

CONCERTS AND MOVIES

Indy Parks hosts and organizes about 80 free concerts each summer in parks throughout the county. 


Where is the MacAllister Center?

From I-65, take the Raymond Street Exit, Exit 109
Head west on Raymond Street for a very short distance
Take a left and head south on Shelby Street
Turn right onto Southern Avenue
Then turn right into the main entrance of Garfield Park and the MacAllister Center for the Performing Arts
Enter the amphitheater by foot through the south gate

 

 
 
ARTS PROGRAMS
Garfield Park Arts Center
2432 Conservatory Drive
(317) 327-7135
 
Lesley Meier
(317) 327-7091
GPAC Manager
 
Elsy Benitez 
(317) 327-7135
Arts Specialist, Gallery
 
Ritch Hanna
(317) 327-7135
Arts Coordinator
 
George Benn
(317) 327-7062
Production Arts Manager
 
Scott Furry
(317) 327-7081
Production Arts Assistant Manager