Commercial Photography and Videography Request

The Indiana State Museum requires all commercial photography and videography shoots to request a commercial photography permit two (2) weeks prior to the shoot. A permit request must be completed for every shoot.

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  • Download and complete the State Buildings and Land Use Policy, Application and Agreement.
  • Download and complete the Commercial Photography Agreement.
  • Secure proof of commercial liability insurance.
  • Complete the below request form. This form provides space for you to upload the above three documents as attachments.

After submission of your permit request, you will be contacted with permit approval, denial, or request for more information. If permit is approved, a call will be set up to collect payment.