"Fast Forward, Look Back"

Exhibition and Events in the Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery

MaY 6 - May 27, 2016

Join us for a celebration of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, Stutz style! We'll be exhibiting several seldom seen photos and artifacts from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway archives, as well as contemporary art with a racing theme. The celebration continues all month.

Click here for a printable press release about the opening reception and gallery exhibition.

Click here for a printable press release about the closing reception.



Growing Up In Indiana By Constance Scopelitis
Growing Up In Indiana by Constance Scopelitis


“Fast Forward, Look Back” Gallery Exhibition, May 6 - 27

A special art exhibit designed to celebrate the 100th running of the Indy 500. "Fast Forward, Look Back" will include art and artifacts from the archives of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum rarely seen in public, as well as local artists' contemporary work featuring the sport of racing.



"Fast Forward, Look Back” Opening Reception - May 6, 5-9 pm

100th Running Porch Party!

In honor of the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, the Stutz Artist Association is proud to host a personalized Porch Party - a neighborhood gathering to foster civic pride and engagement in Indiana's signature event.

Light snacks and beverages provided by 12.05 Distillery and Fountain Square Brewery
Entertainment: live music by Gordon Brooks
View more than a dozen vintage and collectible cars, owned by Tuner Woodard, including the 1914 Stutz Bearcat.
Formula One and Indy 500 Driver, Derek Daly, will join the Gallery opening as a special guest, talk at 6:30. 

This is event is a part of IDADA's First Friday Art Tour.



"fast Forward" Closing Reception, Friday, May 27, 5-9 pm

It Is a Picture Perfect Opportunity for Young Photographers!

Click here for a printable press release.

Celebrate the 100th Running of the 500 with a special event featuring the work of eight budding photographers from IPS #114! The Stutz Artists Association received a grant from the 500 Gives Back program to sponsor photo workshops for the students. Traveling to IMS in limousines, with cameras, equipment, and instructors, the young artists learned how to photograph speeding race cars! This event is an official 100th Running Porch Party. Visitors will enjoy hotdogs, snacks, lemonade, cocktails, live music by Gordon Brooks, and cornhole games!



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33-day Community Countdown

The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery is Number 30

“The 100th Running Host Committee, in association with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has launched a 33-day community countdown to the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil using number panels from the historic IMS scoring pylon. The program repurposes pieces of the iconic 97 foot scoring pylon that towered over the front straightaway of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1994-2014.” Read more on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway website.



WHAT: "Fast Forward, Look Back" Gallery Events and Exhibition
WHERE: The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery, 212 W. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN, Room B110
WHEN: Friday, May 6 - May 27, 2016
First Friday Opening Reception, Friday, May 6 , 5-9 p.m.
Exhibition runs May 6 - May 27, Monday-Friday, 11a.m.- 2p.m.
Closing Reception, Friday, May 27, 5-9 p.m.
COST: All events are free and open to the public
CONTACT: Leigh Dunnington-Jones, Co-Director of the Gallery, stutzartgallery [at] gmail [dot] com, www.stutzartists.com or (317) 292-3200

Thanks to our event sponsors and partners:

Fast Forward Event Sponsors