Honoring Marianne Glick

Two things you notice before you meet Marianne Glick: The first is her broad, gleaming, ever-present smile. The second: her colorful clothes and jewelry. She sparkles. And she wears dazzling art. At any opening, you can spot her in the crowd. Her later-in-life passion for art prompted her to take up a brush and make her own palettes. You see her in her work – all the bright, rich colors. “I feel exuberant and joyful when I'm painting,” she said. And it shows. She explores the interplay between transparent and opaque warm and cool, brush work and pouring. Her personal mission is to “ignite, inspire and direct energy” for positive action, and her paintings colorfully express that missi

Cafe at the Prop Opens Aug. 5

Café at the Prop will be open for lunch on Monday, August 5, at 11 a.m. The café will resume normal business hours weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. After an extensive search and interview process, Chef Suzanne Catering was selected to run the Café at the Prop and serve as a second catering option for programs and events. Suzanne Rockwell, owner of Chef Suzanne Catering, is excited to open the Café, provide delicious menu options, and meet members and guests. Throughout August, Suzanne will offer a “soft” menu as she evaluates the likes and dislikes of the Café clientele. The menu will change seasonally and will offer soups, salads and sandwiches with exquisite dessert options. Chef Su

Women's History Tea Focuses on Female Artists

The annual Propylaeum Women’s History Tea, held on July 20, was a great success. Members and guests, many wearing beautiful hats, enjoyed traditional afternoon tea sandwiches and treats while listening to professional storyteller Stephanie Holman share stories about pressures faced by early female artists. The stories included three Brown County female artists as well as former Propylaeum member and townhouse resident Ruth Pratt Bobbs. Sparkling wine and raffle items added to the afternoon fun. The Women’s History Tea is quickly becoming a favorite program among Propylaeum members and guests.

Prop Heritage Day

Please join us for Prop Heritage Day, our August Prop Day celebration. We will be honoring 15 members who have reached 25 years of membership. We also will recognize 15 members who have been part of the Prop for over 25 years, the earliest having joined in 1978. We will also remember Daisy Lloyd and Betty Olson, who recently passed away. To make reservations, contact LaurieAnne at lwickens@thepropylaeum.org or 317-638-7881, ext. 4. If you would like to make a donation to help pay for lunch for an honored guest, contact the Prop office.

Fridays are for Fun

Did you know that we schedule an outing each month on a Friday? Here’s what is on the schedule for August and September: On August 9, we will meet at Newfields at 11:00 for a docent-led tour of the American galleries, focusing on women artists – a follow-up to the Women’s History Tea. After the hour-long tour we will have lunch in the Newfields café. Contact LaurieAnne if you plan to attend, 317-638-7881, ext. 4. Newfields members have free admission and others will be charged a discounted rate of $15 for the tour. On September 6, we will visit the Caroline Scott Harrison DAR Chapter House at 4635 North Illinois Street and get an overview of May Wright Sewall’s involvement with this local ch

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The Indianapolis Propylaeum

 a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

1410 North Delaware Street  |  Indianapolis, IN 46202  Call 317.638.7881

Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Cafe at the Prop

Weekdays 11-2

powered by Chef Suzanne Catering

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