Food and Drinks

The Rathskeller

Established in 1894, The Rathskeller is the city’s oldest restaurant still in operation today and is regularly voted the best German restaurant in Indy. Located in the basement of the Athenaeum, The Rathskeller is reminiscent of both a quaint inn tucked in the Bavarian hills and a lively beer hall in Munich. Come enjoy live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday and some Sundays. During the warmer months, the party moves to the outdoor Biergarten under the stars!

Coat Check Coffee

With strong, family-oriented 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.

Performing Arts

Urban Musical Theatre (formerly IPAC)

Urban Musical Theatre, formerly known as Indiana Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is one of the great community theaters in Indianapolis. Through the passionate delivery of high-quality live performance and innovative and comprehensive education, Urban Musical Theatre is committed to enriching lives for generations to come.

The New Harmony Project

The New Harmony Project is a national arts organization whose mission it to nurture writers in the development of scripts and new works that interrogate the complexity of hope. Through artist-centered programming, The New Harmony Project cares for writers so they can change the world.

React (formerly Young Actors Theatre)

React is a K-12 theatre program that specializes in creating original social-issues plays. Through a unique and engaging approach to theatre education, React builds the confidence, creativity, and discipline that youth need in order to be lifelong learners and to impact the world around them.

Health and Wellness

The YMCA at the Athenaeum

From London in 1844 to Indianapolis in 1854, the YMCA maintains a rich tradition of building strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Its mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that enhance personal growth and improve the health of spirit, mind and body for all.

Levo Massage Therapy

Professional Organizations

Indiana German Heritage Society (IGHS)

The IGHS promotes education in German and German-American studies and seeks to help others to develop an appreciation of German contributions to Indiana. The IGHS believes that understanding the past illuminates the present. The IUPUI Max Kade German-American Center is shared by the Indiana German Heritage Society and the Athenaeum Turners.

IUPUI Max Kade German-American Center

The mission of the Max Kade German-American Center is to support German-American studies through research, teaching and service. German-American studies are generally defined as the study of the German diaspora in the United States and its effect on American culture, language and society. The study of German-American relations in general also falls under the center’s purview.

Legal Services

Flores Law Group

Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation firm serving all injured Hoosiers, with a focus on the Hispanic Community.

Athenaeum Foundation401 EAST MICHIGAN STREET

Our Mission

The Athenaeum Foundation preserves a treasured historic landmark that welcomes all to nurture a sound mind and a sound body through arts & culture, wellness and community.

The Athenaeum Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.