Serving the lively and diverse population of the south side of Indy, Garfield Park Branch was originally known as the Shelby Branch. Its new name refers to the library's location next to the neighborhood's beloved Garfield Park.
To call this spot a “venue” belies its namesake versatility and flexibility. The GPC is probably best described as a “performance space,” and the performances have varied in the past from video release parties and performance art, to gallery art shows and music performances. Just across the street from the dizzying maze of the Murphy building, the Fountain Square space has been immediately enveloped in the buzzing arts and music scene on the city’s Southeastside. They also set themselves up with a pretty spiffy and inventive website, but the best way to keep up with the schedule is through social media. Check it out during the next First Friday.