Global Village Welcome Center
Shrinking the Globe & Creating a Village
Visit us at 4233 Lafayette Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46254.
The Global Village hosts over 10 cultural events every year. Experience the Lunar New Year in January, Juneteenth Celebration in June or The Holiday Bazaar & World of Trees in December among many more.
Learn to play a guitar, dance or a new language throughout the year during one of our classes. Additionally, learn a variety of new skills in one of several workshops offered throughout the year.
The Global Explorers is a week-long youth immersion program aimed at teaching your scholars a variety of cultures through music, art, food and language.
What You’ll Learn
With 8 permanent exhibit galleries and 2 changing galleries, there is always plenty to learn about Indy’s global cultures.
- 8 permanent exhibits highlighting Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Central America, South America, The Caribbean and Oceania.
- The Global Gallery hosts 6 exhibits throughout the year that bring together cultures from around the world.
- The Welcome Gallery is a smaller exhibit space designed for month long exhibits highlighting specific cultures, artists and holidays from around the world.
- Specific collections like our Masks of the World and Flags of the World are on view year long and bring together multi-cultural displays.