So how did the Indianapolis Museum of Art become one of only five museums in North America to land the first major exhibit featuring the controversial Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei?
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How to Go
What: “Ai Weiwei: According to What?”
When: Through July 21. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis
Admission: Museum admission is free. Tickets for the special exhibit are $12, $6 for children ages 7-17 and free for members and children 6 and younger.
Also: Docent tours — without advance reservations — are held regularly. Chinese interpreted tours also are available. A film, Ai Weiwei’s “Fairytale” will be shown at 7 p.m. June 27 at the museum. Tickets are $9 for the public, $5 for members.
For more information: (317) 923-1331 or visit www.imamuseum.org
IS IT WORTH THE DRIVE?
Dayton Daily News lifestyle, arts and entertainment reporter Meredith Moss has been discovering and sharing special events and interesting outings with newspaper readers for more than three decades.
In her series, Worth the Drive, Meredith visits special exhibits across the region and gives you an inside look at what to expect so you can make sure your time and money are well spent.
For today’s story, Moss traveled to Indianapolis to learn more about an artist who is currently making news throughout the world.