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Bill Hudnut & John Fetterman

The 14th Annual Public Conversation features a conversation between these two entrepreneurial public servants, audience Q&A, and a one-of-kind "surround sound" performance. The Public Conversation, scheduled for Sunday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m., is sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company. Read more....

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Made for Each Other: Fountain Square

Made For Each Other: Fountain Square:  Co-created by Fountain Square artists and community members, this collaborative art installation will feature resident portraits and profiles, as well as an exhibit of camera phone photos taken while walking, shopping, etc.
Pecha Kucha-The Next Indianapolis:  Featuring Indy's brightest innovators, this event will showcase 10 imaginative ideas for the future of Indianpaolis; a $10,000 grand prize from The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, will be awarded to the winning concept.
a.MUSE.ment @ the Library:  Exchange your typically quiet library for a whimsical and joyous place teeming with music, art, and comedy sketch that explores the changing role of the library.

2009 Festival

New Videos!
Spirit & Place Director Pam Blevins Hinkle talks about the Inspiring Places theme and the Public Conversation. Check it out! Also, see a jazzy new video on our homepage.

Register for Spirited Chase
November 1 is the registration deadline for this fun exploration of selected sites!

The Lilly EndowmentAllen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc.Trendy Minds

IUPUI      IU School of Liberal Arts     The Polis Center

Butler UniversityCentral Indiana Community FoundationUniversity of IndianapolisEli Lilly and Company

Indianapolis Museum of ArtSt. Luke's United Methodist ChurchWFYIIndianapolis Marion County Public Library
Christian Theological SeminaryFranklin CollegeHilton IndianapolisChristel DeHaan Family Foundation