• Natalie Clayton Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors

    INDIANAPOLIS – Natalie Clayton, senior project manager for Achieve, is joining the Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors. The appointment continues Clayton’s commitment to better Indianapolis through community service. “Natalie’s experience and strategic mindset will be a great asset to our board,” said Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp. “She’s worked with a long list of reputable organizations throughout the city, and we welcome her leadership and expertise.” At Achieve, a cause-based research and marketing agency with offices in Indianapolis and West Palm Beach, Clayton works with clients to design and implement a variety of purpose-based campaigns. Her clients include a global list…


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  • Coat Check Coffee now open for business in Athenaeum

    Warner family brings passion for coffee to historic Indianapolis landmark Indianapolis’ newest coffee shop is open for business. Coat Check Coffee, owned and operated by Neal, Paul and Audreyalice Warner, has officially opened within the historic Athenaeum. With strong, family-orientated roots, Coat Check Coffee welcomes people of all ages to enjoy the historic setting and discover Coat Check’s diverse offerings of beverages and pastries. The space includes quiet study corners and a more active main seating area. “The family orientated atmosphere is what really makes Coat Check Coffee such a great space,” said Paul. “We think this is one of the most…


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  • Athenaeum secures funding for next phase of capital campaign

    Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust awards $100,000 grant to the Athenaeum Foundation Indianapolis (November 22, 2016) – The Athenaeum Foundation has received a substantial grant that will fund the next phase of its capital campaign, “A Makeover on Mass Ave.” The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has announced a $100,000 grant to the Athenaeum Foundation. With this grant, the Athenaeum has now reached 86 percent of its campaign goal of $1.2 million. “Watching this campaign evolve from an idea to a reality has been incredible,” said Athenaeum President Cassie Stockamp. “We are so grateful to the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and…


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  • Athenaeum designated as National Historic Landmark

    Top historic distinction is first in Indianapolis in nearly 15 years INDIANAPOLIS (November 2, 2016) – The Athenaeum Foundation announced today it has been designated as a National Historic Landmark by the National Register and National Historic Landmarks Program. The historic Athenaeum is now part of an exclusive group of just more than 40 Indiana landmarks to receive the designation, and one of approximately 2,500 landmarks nationally. The National Historic Landmarks (NHL) Program grants the honorable distinction to places that possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. Historic places are deemed…


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  • Athenaeum Selected for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Greenspace Project

    INDIANAPOLIS –The Athenaeum has been chosen by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., as the recipient of a 2017 Public Greenspace project. The project will revitalize a section of greenspace in the Mile Square, located outside of the Athenaeum at 401 E. Michigan St. With input and assistance from the downtown community, the greenspace, which is currently turf grass, will be transformed into an interactive space that incorporates nature and art, furthering the Athenaeum’s values of “sound mind, in a sound body.” The Project Greenspace Program, now in its 22nd year, is a joint effort of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., Indianapolis Power and Light,…


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