From fairy gardens to magic in the woods, and everything in between, Art Barn School of Art offers many unique programs outside of their regular class schedule. Summer camps, seasonal classes and workshops are available for children ages 5-18. There are four different themes during the summer, so each week brings something fun and new for camp goers.
The Art Barn School of Art is delighted to announce our 26th Annual Juried Art Exhibition from May 18 through June 27, 2019. We are proud to continue the longstanding tradition and dream of our late founder Jan Sullivan. The purpose of the exhibition is to promote the creation and recognition of original quality 2-dimensional works of art. The exhibition attracted 202 entries from 85 aspiring and established artists from Northern Indiana, Chicago and its suburbs. There are 90 pieces selected for the show ranging from painting, drawing, collage, printmaking and mixed media.
Friday evening, art was brought to life at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, where guests were moved by the newly formed Michigan City Moves’ performance entitled “Disruption.” The Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) featured these talented performers as an extension of their “Nature vs. Everything” exhibit. Michigan City Moves activated the exhibition while inspiring their audience to think outside of the box.
On Wednesday, May 1, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will kick off a one-month membership drive. During this time, LCA invites individuals and families from around the region to become part of its efforts to provide everyone in the community with equal access to high quality cultural experiences.
On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m., Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will present its 2nd Annual Curatorial Roundtable. A panel of established and emerging art curators will exchange ideas about the role of the curator in this public, moderated discussion. All are welcome to observe the roundtable discussion and explore LCA’s exhibitions.
Each year, Mother’s Day is celebrated in a flurry of flowers and cards. The perfect opportunity to let mothers know how much they mean to us, the holiday passes in a warm, heartfelt haze. While cherished, it can be easy to disregard the amount of work that goes into being a mother. Why generalize motherhood when every mother is so unique?
In April, the Art Barn School of Art in Valparaiso will be offering new ceramics classes. Thanks to a grant from Porter County Community Foundation (PCCF), the school was able to purchase equipment and convert what was originally old storage space into a brand new Ceramics Art Studio.
Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to view works of art by 59 area high school students, on display from March 11 through 23 in the School of the Arts Gallery, located on the second floor of the Arts & Sciences Building.
This year, Porter Regional Hospital joined with local students to advocate the awareness of National Heart Month through works of art or, ‘heart-work.’ The project was inspired by the message, “Show Us Your Heart”, encouraging 3rd- 5th graders from some Porter County elementary schools to get creative in a meaningful way. Today, students from Portage Township School Corporation, Duneland School Corporation, and Valparaiso School Corporation showcased their artwork at Porter Regional Hospital.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) invites artists to apply for its annual art festival. Currently in its 38th year, the Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF) will take place on August 17th and 18th. This event features fine art and fine craft exhibitors alongside contemporary art galleries, food and interactive family activities.