Indianapolis International Airport

Year-round poetry at Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) hosted a Poetry Day this week with poetry readings and live track in honor of National Poetry Month.

But there’s poetry at IND year-round.

A video showcase on Concourse A features a choice of poems by Mari Evans, one of the founders of the Black Arts Movement.

A poem by Mari Evans is one of the six poems featured in a sequence of 14 ground-to-ceiling glass panes within the concourses. The mural collection, The Indiana Windows, is the paintings of British artist Martin Donlin, who created the poetry-inclusive mural series the usage of extra than 2,000 hand-blown panes of glass.

IND Airport Welcomes College Football National Playoff Championship

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is all spruced as much as welcome almost one hundred,000 site visitors to town for the College Football National Playoff Championship. Festivities can be taking region all weekend leading up to the Jan. 10 championship sport at Lucas Oil Stadium.

In addition to lots of amusing signage and pa-up souvenir spots, IND will be web hosting live music performances in Civic Plaza via Indy musicians from January 7 to eleven from 1 p.m. – four:30 p.m.

There’s additionally a photograph opp website installation outside the Ground Transportation Center featuring a goalpost mural with 3-d outcomes.

And the 22 For 22 poster show is on show in Civic Plaza thru Jan. eleven. The exhibit functions poster art via 22 photo artists and illustrators from Central Indiana and makes a speciality of a subject matter of common soccer phrases.

Fans are invited to bid on framed 24×36 prints of their favorite designs thru Sunday, January 9. Proceeds go to Teach Indy.

Here’s a sampling of the posters.

At the Airport: Name SEA’s Robot + Play at SJC + See Nature at IND

Help Name SEA’s Food Delivering Robot

A few months returned, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) joined the list of airports presenting cellular meals ordering. The OrderSEA software works with the Grab and At Your Gate applications, imparting choose-up and gate delivery options from extra than 16 airport food shops.

As a bonus, a few vacationers who order gate delivery locate the At Your Gate delivery person observed through a Gita-branded robot just like the one at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) named Nom Nom.

Now that it has been on website online a while, SEA wishes the Gita robotic to be part of the permanen group. So they’re asking the public to help pick out a name.

Have any thoughts?

New Play Area at Mineta San Jose Int’l Airport

There’s a brand new kid’s play space at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Called Zoom Zone and located in Terminal B between Gates 24 and 25, the 600-square foot space become created with guide from Zoom (Zoom Video Communications Inc.) and has an aviation theme.

Features of the Zoom Zone consist of a Pin Screen, a Bird Climber, a Zoom Plane, and a Kinectic Butterfly. There’s also an Alphabet Airplane that invites kids to open airplane window sunglasses and find out gadgets representing locations.


Nature Photos at IND Airport

Camouflaged Spider by means of Ronda Hamm

 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is web hosting a new pictures exhibition titled Indiana, Naturally thru December 2021 in each the Ticketing Hall and in instances in Concourses A and B.
The exhibition is a part of a bigger, ongoing cultural collaboration among the Indianapolis Airport Authority and the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Here are the various pics. See more right here.

Blue Sky Coreopsis with the aid of Jeanette Jeanette Jaskula
Zalman Wainhaus, Somewhere Silent

Chocolate at IND Airport; Motivational Mirrors at ELP Airport; Merch at CVG

We can inform journey is inching returned to ‘ordinary’ because airports are web hosting fun occasions and encouraging travelers to stick round and interact.

Two terrific examples: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) welcomed the Sweets & Snacks Expo to city (yes, that’s a thing!) with an in-terminal chocolate sculpting demonstration.

And as a part of its ongoing Elevate Love Project, El Paso International Airport (ELP) has motivational messages on restroom mirrors.

Chocolate sculpture at IND Airport

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) joined forces with Indy-primarily based Endangered Species Chocolate to host a live chocolate sculpture carving by using Chef Paul Joachim, referred to as the Chocolate Genius.

You can see the motion in the video clip under.

Motivational Messages from ELP Airport

A Twitter message from El Paso International Airport (ELP) on National Selfie Day sparked our curiosity approximately the writing at the restroom reflect within the photograph.

It turns out that is a part of the airport’s Elevate Love Project, so named to suit with the airport’s call signal ELP.

“Our team of workers submitted their positivity and we located them on the mirrors to boost the temper of absolutely everyone who sees them,” explains, ELP Education and Graphics Specialist Asa Aguilar. “We have had awesome responses from the public and lots of people have submitted to this initiative.”

Here are some samples of the messages and the selfies humans have shared. Great concept!

We had been additionally curious approximately the hen inside the photo. And we are thrilled to study that that is Red T. Hawk, El Paso International Airport’s mascot and ambassador.

We suppose every airport should have a mascot and we’re thrilled to feature Red T. Hawk to our list.

Fresh Airport Merch at CVG

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) now has an online merch save. Our favored item? The airport socks, of direction. Bonus: 15% off.

IND Airport welcomes NCAA fanatics with artwork, song, and greater

College basketball enthusiasts arriving at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) this week will locate a few special artwork, tune, food, and exhibits, courtesy of the city’s trademark Hoosier Hospitality.

In addition to a custom-wrapped INDY vehicle within the airport’s Civic Place, there are virtual shows of cascading basketballs and the #LoveIndy statue for image ops.

Eat, Drink and Shop

Pop-up retail shops in the pre-security Civic Plaza and Concourse B are selling NCAA garb and gear, as are other retail stores at some point of the terminal. And, for that unique memento, Scoreboard, in Concourse A, is selling an Indiana University basketball made with Swarovski Crystal.

Hungry enthusiasts can prevent in for the well-known St. Elmo shrimp cocktail at Harry and Izzy’s or at Shapiro’s for nearby delicatessen eats. And the brand new Sun King Tap Room is serving its “Hoops There It Is” strong point beer – wheat ale with peach.

Art and song too

In partnership with the Arts Council of Indianapolis, 10 temporary work of art featured paintings with the aid of local artists on vinyl are on display in Concourses A and B.

THe celebration doesn’t prevent there. There may also be stay music at IND on Fridays and Saturdays thru April 3. And, thans to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, an exhibition of portions from the National Art Museum of Sport (in Concourses A and B).