Indianapolis is well-known for being the Racing Capitol of the World, but there is so much more beneath the surface. There is a strong artist community in Indianapolis, and this is evident throughout many neighborhoods of Indy.
Walking the streets, you are bound to find art on nearly every corner of downtown thanks to the Cultural Trail. Mass Ave neighborhood, on the northeast side of downtown, has multiple pieces per block, including the electronic sculpture “Ann Dancing” (a personal favorite). Broad Ripple has quite a mix: the typical, gritty back-alley graffiti as well as the quirky modern art like this gargantuan comb bike rack.
Art can be found throughout the streets of Indy. Speedway, Butler-Tarkington, and many other neighborhoods showcase the history of the city and feature local artists’ passion throughout.