• Ghost Hunters to air episode at the Athenaeum

    Ghost Hunters to air episode at the Athenaeum Oct. 9 episode highlights one of the most haunted buildings in Indiana   INDIANAPOLIS – An episode of the popular A&E TV series, “Ghost Hunters”, will feature the Athenaeum and premier on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 9 p.m. EST. The episode, “Dancing with the Dead”, will expose paranormal activity believed to be occurring throughout the 126-year-old building. President of the Athenaeum Foundation, Craig Mince, encourages viewers to tune in for the premier, but is also offering an opportunity for fellow ghost hunters alike to attend a free watch party…


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  • The Public Collection Announces 12th Book Share Station, Celebrating Immigration, Inclusion, and Education

    The Public Collection Announces 12th Book Share Station, Celebrating Immigration, Inclusion, and Education Rachel Simon’s art and literacy project has shared nearly 80,000 books in community. The Public Collection announced today the artist and location for its 12th book share station since 2015. The new installation, titled Fissure and created by Indianapolis-based artists Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley, will open outside the Athenaeum in a new pocket park along New Jersey Street in mid to late spring. Owens and Crawley were inspired by the history of the Athenaeum Foundation, formerly known as Das Deutsche…


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  • Athenaeum Foundation Receives $134,000 grant from the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation

    Athenaeum Foundation Receives $134,000 grant from the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation   INDIANAPOLIS – The Athenaeum Foundation has received a $134,000 grant from the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation for general operational support. The foundation awards grants to arts, education and social service organizations annually, and the new award will allow the Athenaeum to remain a historical community gathering space that provides uplifting cultural and arts programming for everyone. “The Athenaeum Foundation is extremely honored to be a part of a community that embraces and supports local organization,” said incoming Athenaeum President Craig Mince. “Many thanks to the Allen Whitehill…


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  • Athenaeum Foundation names new president

    Athenaeum Foundation names new president Former IMAX Theater Director Craig Mince to succeed Cassie Stockamp INDIANAPOLIS – The Athenaeum Foundation today announced Craig Mince will be its new president. Mince, a veteran executive of the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum, begins his new role Nov. 5. He will succeed Cassie Stockamp, who is leaving the organization after 10 years to follow her philanthropic passions and travel around the world. “I look forward to continuing the momentum built by Cassie and others during the past decade,”…


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  • Athenaeum Foundation president ending tenure to embark on global philanthropic voyage

    Athenaeum Foundation president ending tenure to embark on global philanthropic voyage Cassie Stockamp led organization and historic building to new heights; national search for replacement underway The Athenaeum Foundation announced today that Cassie Stockamp will soon complete her term as president of the organization. Beginning in January 2019, Stockamp will channel her philanthropic passions and travel around the world. Stockamp, a vibrant community leader for the past decade, successfully guided the Athenaeum to a lengthy list of accomplishments during a tenure spanning the leadership of three Indianapolis mayors….


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  • Thomas Haynes Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Thomas Haynes Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors INDIANAPOLIS – Thomas Haynes, International Sales and Marketing Manager for Steiner eOptics, joins the Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors. Haynes manages European and Central Asian sales and marketing for Steiner eOptics, which specializes in high-tech military and law enforcement equipment. “Thomas’ experience in international relations and leadership brings a fresh outlook to our board,” says Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp. “His business and military mindset, combined with an impressive cultural background, will play a prominent role in Athenaeum’s mission to engage in the Indianapolis community.” Haynes career spans international business, higher education and…


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