Come “Gallery Hop and Shop” in Michigan City’s eclectic enclave of galleries, creative businesses, boutiques and one-of-a-kind restaurants. The Uptown Arts District, a unique and historic art and cultural center located just a few blocks from Michigan City’s lakefront, opens its doors on the first Friday of each month from 5 to 8 pm for a festive evening of art openings, shopping and dining. For this Holiday Season find a diverse variety of original artworks in all price points by local and other artists as well as other gifts. There...
Throughout the month of December, Southern Shore Art Association will feature original artworks under $200. This year give a gift as unique as you are. Find the perfect gift, or just treat yourself! Jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, wood and more – these affordable unique pieces by member artists are sure to please.
During Michigan City’s Winter Wonderland, special Saturday hours in the gallery will make it easy and convenient to shop. Stop by and take the chill off between 10 am and 8 pm on Saturdays in December. The gallery is also open Fridays 3 to 7 pm, and Sundays 12 to 5 pm, and there’s plenty of free parking.
Join us at Lubeznik Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 pm (CST) for an insightful talk entitled Visions of America by Joan Chesterton. Chesterton is Professor Emerita, Purdue University. Her extensive knowledge of American Art history will illuminate the works in LCA's current exhibition, Beyond the Arches: Selected Works from McDonald's Corporate Art Collection. These rarely-seen works include pieces by icons of American art such as Norman Rockwell, as well as significant works from regional and national artists.
Chesterton, who holds a Master of Arts degree in Literature and Art History from the University of Illinois,...
You, your girlfriends, and your families are all invited to come to Portage First United Methodist Church and help support Destiny Rescue. Destiny Rescue is an organization that helps rescue and rehabilitate girls from the sex trade.
The jewelry being sold is made by these girls! It is absolutely beautiful and you will be helping support a beautiful cause. You can visit www.destinyrescue.org for more information about the organization. Read more
Every year the Regional Arts Council holds auditions for the "Youth Arts Award." This is open to high school students throughout Lake, Porter and LaPorte County. The student can be nominated by any teacher, counselor, parent or arts instructor. This year's winner was Alexandra Elish, a junior from Portage H.S. She is a multi-talented singer/published composer and arranger.
A cast of characters including neighborhood oddities, poets, painters, celebrities, and other notables populate Jack Lane's black and white photographs from O'Rourke's Pub. Located on North Ave., the bar was a Chicago institution in the 1960s and '70s.
Lane's photographs include well-known faces such as Roger Ebert and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Wolfe, but more importantly evoke the sense of camaraderie, diversity, and personality that marked the era and the "Saloon Society" of Chicago.
The exhibit will be on view at Lubeznik Center for...
Housed in their corporate offices in Oak Brook, IL, and throughout the United States, McDonald’s Corporate art collection spans decades and includes more than 3,700 pieces of 2- and 3-D art works by regional, national and international artists. Thanks to a unique arrangement, local residents will have a rare opportunity to view these distinguished works for a limited time at Lubeznik Center for the Arts.
Opening on Saturday, November 13 with a fundraising preview and reception, Beyond the Arches: Selected Works from McDonald's Corporate Art Collection will feature 38 pieces from a remarkable collection of 20th century works by...
Guidelines and nomination form are available on the IAC website. Nominations will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. (ET) December 15, 2010. Nominators are encouraged to carefully read the awards application form before submitting their nomination.
The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation has once again partnered with the Indiana Arts Commission to support Poetry Out Loud, a program which encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This exciting , FREE program helps high school students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. Classrooms, clubs, and groups from all over the nation will be participating in Poetry Out Loud.
Competitions will first be held at the school level to determine up to two students that will represent their school at the...
Winner will receive two free All Access passes to the County Line Orchard, a dozen pumpkin donuts, and cool PortageLife gear!