About The Propylaeum

The Indianapolis Propylaeum connects and celebrates women, by offering a welcoming place for women to use their voice, inspire leadership, and continue the legacy of women supporting women; providing arts & cultural programs to the diverse community of Indianapolis; and preserving and maintaining our historic home. The Propylaeum has been the place for women since 1888.

Our Mission

 

The place that connects and celebrates women.

Our Goals

A welcoming place for women to use their voice, inspire leadership, connect with others and continue the legacy of women supporting women.

Programs that offer opportunities for enrichment, education, exploration, culture, and community.

Preserve and maintain the place that has been the home for women since 1923.

Our Values

Collaboration – We believe that the sum of the whole is greater than its individual parts, and working together inspires creativity and community.
 

Inclusivity – We invite all people to experience our programs and facilities. We are enriched by people from different backgrounds and life experiences.
 

Leadership – We support women’s potential for leaderships in all their spheres of influence.
 

Stewardship – We are an important part of the cultural life of our community. We know and honor the legacy that came before us, foster the deep attachments to the Propylaeum, and embrace change for the future.
 

Integrity – We take our fiduciary responsibility seriously and are transparent in our communications, interactions, and intentions. We act in good faith and honor our commitments.