• Spanferkel – A Family & Friends Barbecue

    Spanferkel: A Family & Friends Barbecue WHERE: The Biergarten at the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Sunday, June 13th, 2021, 2pm – 8pm


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  • St. Benno Fest

    The 2021 St. Benno Fest will be held on Friday, April 30th!!   St. Benno Fest WHERE: Biergarten at the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Friday, April 30, 2021 6pm   St. Benno Fest is one of the longest-running German heritage events in Indianapolis, dating back to at least 1913. As the patron saint of Munich, St. Benno made a lasting impact on the Catholic faith, and his legacy continues to thrive through fascinating folklore and long-standing traditions. Join us in the Biergarten for a celebration of springtime with great food, great beer, and a few fun surprises! You can even bring the fun home with…


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  • Karneval

    To promote a healthy and safe event, this year’s Karneval celebration is going virtual! Keep Karneval with us this year through a virtual discussion about the history and traditions of Karneval in Germany and at the Athenaeum. Celebrated by pre-Christians as a means of driving out winter and evil spirits and welcoming in the springtime – in part through the role reversal of masters and slaves – it was later adopted by the church as a festive period to enjoy food, drink, and revelry before the fasting and the penitence of Lent. Today, Karneval retains many…


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  • Overnight Ghost Hunt

    Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Historic Athenaeum WHERE: The Athenaeum WHEN: Saturday September 18th, 2021 11pm-4am Purchase Tickets Here Have you ever wanted to go on a paranormal investigation? Go on a Ghost Hunt? For one night only, you can at the Athenaeum building – the building that also contains the Rathskeller restaurant! The Athenaeum Foundation and unseenpress.com, Inc. bring you this exclusive event. Your donation will help the Athenaeum Foundation with the continued upkeep of this gorgeous treasure! Experience the ghosts of the historic Athenaeum and investigate one of the most haunted buildings in…


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  • Overnight Ghost Hunt

    Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Historic Athenaeum WHERE: The Athenaeum WHEN: Saturday April 10th, 2021 11pm-4am Purchase Tickets Here Have you ever wanted to go on a paranormal investigation? Go on a Ghost Hunt? For one night only, you can at the Athenaeum building – the building that also contains the Rathskeller restaurant! The Athenaeum Foundation and unseenpress.com, Inc. bring you this exclusive event. Your donation will help the Athenaeum Foundation with the continued upkeep of this gorgeous treasure! Experience the ghosts of the historic Athenaeum and investigate one of the most haunted buildings in…


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  • SUNRISE: A virtual premiere of seven short films inspired by HOPE.

    SUNRISE: A virtual premiere of seven short films inspired by HOPE. An exciting event from our partners at The New Harmony Project! Streaming on Thursday, December 10th at 8:00pm Eastern. FREE tickets available at newharmonyproject.org/sunrise


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