Mayor's Office of International and Cultural Affairs
Enhance our Global Connections
Indianapolis is a Global City. Indianapolis touches the world each day through corporations who conduct business here and abroad, foreign students who study in our universities, large conventions with international exhibitors and participants, major international sporting events, as well as renowned musical performances and art exhibitions. Each of these aspects of our city have global relationships and connections that continue to grow year after year. Through collaboration and We are committed to increase Indianapolis’ connection to the world.
Expand The Indianapolis Sister Cities Program
Once aspect of our international character is the relationships we have developed with our eight Sister Cities. These partnerships provide cultural, educational, and economic development opportunities, as well as professional and student exchanges.
Embrace the International Diversity in our Community
Indianapolis is a multi-ethnic city. On a local level, we embrace, celebrate, and provide outreach to our international communities that provide a culturally rich dimension to our city.
Enhance Arts & Culture in our CommunityIndianapolis is a multi-cultural city bursting with an abundance of arts and culture. We provide outreach to encourage our citizens to experience and embrace arts and culture as they form an indispensable foundation for our quality of life. Also, arts and music are often referred to as universal languages which provide a basis to connect and celebrate our ethnic cultures and diversity.