Free Events

Butler University:

Oct 25 – Duckwall Artist Series: Larry Shapiro, Violin 7:30pm showtime at Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall “The Duckwall Artist Series presents intimate recitals featuring Butler University School of Music faculty and guest artists. This event is free and open to the public.”
Oct 25 – Visiting Writers Series: Robert Wrigley 7:30pm showtime at Atherton Union, Reilly Room “His poems are concerned with rural Western landscapes and humankind’s place within the natural world, and he aims to “tell all the truth, but make it sing.” He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Idaho Commission on the Arts. His poems have been widely anthologized, twice included in Best American Poetry, and featured on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac. Free and open to the public.”
The Indianapolis Public Library – The Indiana History Club: How We All Save History This special exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room highlights how Indiana’s history has been recorded and disseminated through various types of media and the creators behind them. The exhibit will include examples of personal items, such as photographs, letters and media and how those have been preserved. It also highlights the role of such institutions as the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Archives. Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 8pm Thursday: 10am – 6pm Friday: 10am – 5pm
Soldiers’ and Sailors Monument – The State Soldiers and Sailors Monument is in the center of downtown on Monument Circle. The monument’s original purpose was to honor Hoosiers who were veterans of the American Civil War; however, it is also a tribute to Indiana’s soldiers who served during the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, and the Spanish–American War. The monument is the first in the United States to be dedicated to the common soldier. The Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum on the interior of the monument is open for free to the public 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Wednesday – Sunday (between May and October).
Gallery 924 at the Arts Council – Susan Tennant Solo Exhibition Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm Free admission