The exhibit will include artists whose work investigates a variety of interpretations of home, such as shelter, family, immigration, homelessness, nostalgia, architecture, domesticity, and the home planet we all share, Earth!
Want to share your art with the community? Frontline Foundations Inc. is seeking artists to create, sell, or share their creative talents in the Sixth Annual Hooked on Art – Live Street Art Festival. Held in Downtown Chesterton on Saturday, September 23, artists can enter as a live street artist or art vendor. With $2,000 in total cash prizes, the Festival Chalk Art Competition is open for entries as well. 1st place will receive $1,000, 2nd place takes $750, and 3rd receives $250. Those interested may visit www.hookedonartfestival.com to download an application and find out more.
Now in its 36th year, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival attracts thousands of shoppers and art enthusiasts to Michigan City's North End. Held on the third weekend in August, this festival features contemporary art, artist activations, beer and wine, and food. It draws repeat visitors from Chicago, South Bend and Northwest Indiana, as well as Michigan's nearby Harbor Country communities.
"Mapping and Borders In Art" Review, By Herbert George
The latest exhibition at The Lubeznik Center For The Arts in Michigan City is entitled: Seeking Location: Mapping and Borders in Art. The exhibition is curated by Suzanne Cohen Lange and Jane Cooperman. At this moment in time the title is both prophetic and challenging. We crave order and certainty, but seldom have so many long held assumptions about gender, religion, race, and nationhood been questioned. Ours is not only a period of global turmoil, but it is also a search for a new order beyond the present chaos. These artists question why it is that once we establish our place in the world we construct borders that become fences, then walls. An aspect of mapping, as the title...
Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction District is seeking exhibitors to participate in the 2017 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration. Organizations and businesses from around Chicagoland and beyond that can provide environmental awareness, services and products are invited to participate.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) spring class offerings for children, teens and adults are currently open for registration. Weekly classes are available for those looking to develop new skills and workshops for those looking to flex their creative muscles. Classes fill quickly, so please register early to secure your spot!
St. Mary Medical Center Raises Funds for Cardiovascular Research Fund with 2017 Coffee & Canvas Event
Community Healthcare System’s St. Mary Medical Center hosted a special Coffee & Canvas event on Saturday morning at the Portage Lakefront Park & Riverwalk. The event allowed a group of people the opportunity to look out on the lakeshore, and use its elements to create their own painting, with the help of a local artist.