Visual & Performing Artists Sought for the 2023 Indiana Black Expo Cultural Arts Pavilion

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Visual & Performing Artists Sought for the 2023 Indiana Black Expo Cultural Arts Pavilion



Sign-ups are now open for participation in the Indiana Black Expo (IBE) Cultural Arts Pavilion (CAP) 2023 Art Exhibition and Arts Speak Cafe for the performing arts during IBE’s Summer Celebration weekend. Arthentic Arts, Inc. (ARTs) is looking for emerging Black visual artists and performing artists interested in showcasing during this 3-Day weekend. Selected artists will have the opportunity to exhibit works in the CAP Gallery. Performing artists and other creatives will be allowed to showcase to IBE patrons and attendants during featured segments as well as during youth and adult open mic nights. Please provide all submission materials, images, music tracks, and photo for publication to the registration form or manually to if you have troubles with attaching anything to the online form.

This year’s theme is “Our Legacy, Our Influence, Our Culture.”

Event Timing: July 14th-July 16th, 2023
Event Address: Indiana State Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46225

Registration Link:


Indiana Black Creative
21+ for Adult Segments
Youth Performers & Artists 
Availability to participate in the 3-Day Weekend

CAP Weekend Schedule:

Friday, July 14, 2023
– Feature Performer Day Slots (1-3pm)
– Book Talks/Presenter Series (1-3pm)
– Feature Unplugged Series (1hr segment) (3-5pm)
– Youth Open Mic (5-7pm)

Saturday, July 15, 2023
– Feature Performer Day Slots (1-3pm)
– Book Talk/Presenter Series (1pm-3pm)
– Feature Unplugged Series (1hr segment) (3-5pm)
– Adult Open Mic (5-7pm)

Sunday, July 16, 2023
-Feature Performers (1-3pm)
-Book Talk/ Presenter Series (1-3pm)

ARTs is seeking the following:

Visual Artists
Performing Artists
Poet/Spoken Word Artists
Live Painters
Volunteers & more

Visit to register or use the direct form link!

Registration link:

Email any questions to


Arthentic Arts, Inc.
ARThentic Arts (ARTs) is a facilitator, gatekeeper and innovator for the culture of the arts offering creative exploration and access to the arts for underrepresented artists and communities. The organization seeks to create, innovate, and present full access to the arts in multi-discipline, serving local creatives and emerging artists to offer resources for development, showcase and exhibition, and advance their practices, while providing them exposure to the community at-large. Learn more about ARTS at

Indiana Black Expo, Inc.
Annually IBE hosts one of the largest cultural events of its kind in the world, Summer Celebration. Featured among this weekend of events is the Cultural Arts Pavilion (CAP). CAP features the works of Indiana visual artists, the leading Indiana arts institutions, exhibits, performances, and literary artists.  Learn more about IBE’s Summer Celebration at


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