More than a street

Mass Ave is a Cultural Arts District

The Mass Ave Cultural Arts District is a nonprofit public benefit corporation founded by residents, cultural arts organizations, businesses and property owners. We are actively engaged in making the Mass Ave community even more vibrantly diverse, welcomingly inclusive, and sustainable. 

All are welcome. Fun and festive is the mood year-round.  Mass Ave Indy is a great place today, and its  future as a vital urban experience and livable community is truly exciting. 


We envision a vibrant, thriving, connected and inclusive Mass Ave Cultural Arts District supported by an engaged community of neighborhoods, businesses, and cultural venues. That vision celebrates the authenticity of our history, heritage, and environment. It supports those who live, work, play, perform, create, and invest in our unique and diverse place within downtown Indianapolis.

Our mission is to support and enhance the Mass Ave community through initiatives focused on urban placemaking, historic preservation, walkability, arts, beautification, inclusiveness and equity, community celebrations, and advocacy.

Mass Ave 2024 Board Roster