A place for conversation, culture and celebration

The Athenaeum preserves and enhances its historic German-American landmark to advance the Sound Mind in a Sound Body values of its founders through programming that lifts spirits and engages in diverse communities.

Year-round events for everyone

Celebrate and participate in the arts with outstanding performances, gatherings and cultural events in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. The Athenaeum is made of wonderful spaces that were built to share with all people.

Big love for small business

We are proud to share this beautiful building in the Mass Ave Cultural District with a variety of businesses and organizations that serve our community. Learn more about them, or ask us how you can become a tenant, too.