Step into the Seasons of Japan invites guests into an immersive, interactive, multi-sensory experience.
Friday, June 7 | 10:00 am – Noon
Guided Behind-the Scenes Tour with software developers Ezra Birt and Daniel Keller of the Newfields Lab and Jen Mayhill, assistant director of interpretation, and Tascha Horowitz, director of interpretation, media, and publishing.
One of the largest art museums in the country, with 5,000 years of art history and active exhibition and education programs, The Indianapolis Museum of Art is the site of the Oldfields estate and the 152-campus Newfields campus. It is surrounded by historic landscapes, gardens, performance spaces, and an art and nature park, home to wetlands, woodlands, and outdoor sculptures. In this behind-the-scenes experience participants will experience the Step into the Seasons of Japan immersive room, the Clowes Portraits digital book, the Japanese Fashion virtual dressing room, and Design Gallery Miller House VR
The museum is accessible to our attendees with physical, auditory, and visual concerns. Admission to the IMA will be free with registration for the tour. You can register through the HILT registration portal. The IMA at Newfields is located approximately a block west of the corner of 38th and Michigan Road (which—don’t be confused—is called Martin Luther King Jr. Street south of 38th). It’s free to park in the underground garage or the large surface lot near the museum. When you enter off 38th Street and want to park in the garage, just follow the signs. Please note: HILT will not provide transportation to the IMA.
Please proceed to the information desk in the IMA entrance no later than 9:45 am. You will be met by your tour hosts and provided with your entry tickets.