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Mosaic Art Gallery
The Mosaic Art Gallery is a growing effort of Mosaic Church to serve and support the community by connecting artists and their work to the people and businesses of Irvington.
The Gallery features artists from all over Indianapolis and beyond sharing various forms of media including paint, jewelry making, ceramics, installation, music and more. It’s an all-ages venue and completely free to the public.
The Gallery is open most First Fridays from 6-9 p.m. For information on artists and gallery openings, follow the gallery on Facebook.
Murphy Art Center
The Murphy contains five galleries, twenty-three studios, an art supplies store, and a cafe.
New Day Culture
We are New Day Culture, founded by a group of cultural enthusiasts that have banded together to create an online community where art & culture enthusiasts can connect, explore, and discover the world’s richest online experiences. Are you ready to join the New Day community?
Newest-Era-Artwork specializes in Illustration, from eye catching caricatures for advertising to large scale murals designed to catch the viewers awe. Coming up with the perfect character is a challenge that is very important. Depiction of an idea and even depiction of a way of life through a image is detrimental to being able to get the point across, invoking pleasant feelings, and attracting customers.
Newfields offers dynamic experiences with art and nature for guests of all ages. The 152-acre cultural campus features art galleries, lush gardens, a historic mansion, performance spaces, a nature preserve and sculpture park. From inspiring exhibitions in the Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries, to concerts in The Toby, to a stroll through The Garden with a glass of cheer, guests are invited to interact with art and nature in exciting new ways. Newfields is home to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, among the ten largest and oldest general art museums in the nation; the Lilly House, a National Historic Landmark; The Garden, featuring 40 acres of contemporary and historic gardens, a working greenhouse and an orchard; and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres, one of the largest art and nature parks in the country. The Newfields campus extends outside of Indianapolis with Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Ind.—one of the nation’s most highly regarded examples of mid-century Modernist architecture. For more information visit www.discovernewfields.org.
NPinspired Design LLC
NPinspired is a multimedia design company that focuses on providing unique branding solutions to the city of Indianapolis. Npinspired will collaborate with you on your print, web, photography and video projects to craft a visual story that sets your company ahead of the rest.
Photo Venture Club
Members of this group are beginners to professionals working with film and digital cameras. PVC meets every Thursday evening for discussions, monthly competitions, and/or field trips. Members are encouraged to exhibit their work on member night. The club is informative and fun.
Plumb Art Studio
Plumb Art Studio is a new teaching space located in the Meridian Kessler area at Northwood Christian Church. This location houses multiple art and yoga studios along with three schools, four different denominational fellowships, karate classes, a trolley club and feminist vocal choir! Plumb Art Studio students and patrons benefit from free and ample parking space in an accessible and residential area of Indianapolis.
I offer classes for all ages and skill levels in drawing, painting and mixed-media, along with literature based Summer Art Camps for kids. Art retreats grounded in liturgical seasons, spiritual reading or other practices are also available for small and large groups. Onsite kitchen and dining space is available for all day sessions.
Check out Spring and Summer for 2020 classes at www.deborahkolp.com
I offer classes for all ages and skill levels
Porcelain Art School of Indiana
The Porcelain of Indiana is a non-profit organization dedicated in preserving and educating people in the of the art of hand painting porcelain. We hold a week long school each year with various subjects and techniques bringing teachers in from all over the world. This affords students the opportunity to study with the some best porcelain artists in the world today.
We hold our school at the Sheraton Circle Center Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.
Potter's House Studio and Gallery
The Potter’s House offers ceramic work done by Karen Van De Walle and select other ceramic artists. The vessels are stoneware and porcelain, fired in reduction and salt kilns.
Primary Colours, a 501(c)(3) Indianapolis-based nonprofit arts organization devoted to integrating visual artists and the community to create and sustain a thriving environment for the arts. Its purpose is to create and sustain a thriving environment for the visual arts through unique exhibitions, workshops and special events, including Art vs. Art, Allotropy, Installation Nation, TOYS, and the Professional Development Series.
Tony Quintana and Maria Behringer first started working together in the arts community of Indianapolis in 2017. Pushing boundaries and developing new ideas, they were brought in by 10th West Gallery to curate exhibitions and manage the 10th West Artists (May 2018-March 2019). With Quintana’s Art History major and Behringer’s Fine Arts background, they decided to create an arts marketing and management team, quintana+behringer. They plan to keep taking exhibitions into unique spaces around the city and help promote local and regional artists. Their offices are located at the Circle City Industrial Complex!
Re-Generation Indy is a group of local artists that lead affordable art workshops and host Youth Art Shows.
Although their primary focus is youth, they strive to spread creativity to all generations, so they do not neglect kids at heart. Their team is made up of over 30 established local artists who show work around the city on a regular basis. This helps them to be able to give good perspective to young artists when they display their work at Re-Generation shows. They aim to keep their art workshops at a low cost and their shows free so that families can participate consistently and become part of the art community.
Re-Generation Indy workshops and shows are a unique, fun and positive way to teach about entrepreneurship, confidence and expressing yourself.
They are currently partnering with Art With A Heart and the Athenaeum for a space to work out of, but they do travel to host workshops as well.
Riviera Camera Club
The Riviera Camera Club is one of the oldest continuously operating club of its kind in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. Our club strives to be a place where people who are serious about photography can come to hone their skills and be motivated by other photographers of like mind and widely varied abilities and interests.
Meetings: First and third Tuesday of each month July through May. 7:00pm in room 148 at the Indianapolis Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair, Indianapols, IN. The entrance to the parking garage is located on Pennsylvania St., just south of 9th Street.
Meetings are open to the public. Visitors are welcome.
See our calendar on our website www.rivieracameraclub.org for more information and specific dates, as some months are slightly different.
Custom designs, commissions, and creative solutions in fine art and furniture.
Shaun M. Niles Gallery & Studios
A photographic artist and gallery owner located in Indianapolis, Shaun has been largely self taught as he has traversed his creative journey. Learning primarily through research, trial and error, and the advice of some very generous artists he’s had the pleasure to cross paths with while pursuing a host of eclectic creative desires.
His work has been seen in a number of shows and publications across the US, as well as several galleries and exhibitions in an around Indianapolis.
Shaun hosts an open gallery every First Friday exhibiting select pieces from both recent and past projects. Visit his websites at www.shaunmniles.com and www.shaunmniles.city for a preview of what you can expect to find on the walls here.
Shelby County Art Guild Association
Educate and promote the visual art in Shelby County and surrounding counties. Promoting an environment where artists can share talents and ideas.
Shelby County Arts Fest
The purpose of our little troupe of artists and supporters of artists is to produce and annual one-day festival to promote awareness of, and participation in, the arts of Shelby County.
Our mission is to foster community pride, appreciation and involvement in the Arts while also helping artists network and gain exposure. We will strive to do this through a variety of artistic programs and events, and will be proactive in providing innovative art education and other artistic opportunities of the highest quality for the enjoyment, enrichment and ongoing participation of our community residents, artists, and patrons.
South Bend Museum of Art
The South Bend Museum of Art features a full spectrum of historical and contemporary art featured in five galleries. A wide range of artistic traditions are taught in our world-class art studios. Located inside the Century Center in downtown South Bend, Indiana, the SBMA is an architectural delight. Designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the museum occupies three levels in the northern wing of the building.
The South Bend Museum of Art affirms the enduring power of the visual arts to reflect and create community, engage minds, and nurture growth through exhibitions, collections and educational programs.
Since its founding in 1947, the SBMA has provided insight into the art, history and culture of the region and nation.
Since 1987, SBMA has been recognized as achieving the highest level of professional standards in the field, awarded accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums. Accreditation status must be renewed every 10 years and, in March of 2011, SBMA was awarded ongoing accreditation. Accreditation inspires museums to achieve a higher standard. It strengthens the field as a whole, as well as the museums that receive accreditation. The rigorous process leads to sustained organizational improvement and a clearer sense of purpose. Of the estimated 17,500 museums in the U.S., only 750 are accredited.
Southside Art League
Southside Art League, Inc. ( SALI) is a visual artists support organization offering educational opportunities through classes and workshops, as well as exhibiting opportunities through juried shows, the Art About Town program, and the Off Broadway Gallery. SALI is also the sponsor for the annual Midwest National Abstract Exhibition. Membership is not required to participate in many of the activities and shows.
For more information, visit www.southsideartleague.org or call 317-882-5562
Spirit & Place Festival
100+ community organizations collaborate around an annual theme to create 10 days of innovative, never-seen-before events each November.
We live in a choose-your-niche, all-others-be-damned world. Republicans vs. Democrats. Women vs. Men. The 1 percent vs. the 99 percent. Urban vs. rural. Natives vs. Immigrants. Haves vs. have nots. Sacred vs. secular.
In our divided, divisive, and sometimes uncivil society, we need organizations, activities, and events that unite us. Transcend our differences. Generate ideas. Spark action for the common good.
Spirit & Place does that. Through year-round programming and an annual festival, Spirit & Place brings people and organizations together to build bridges, open minds, touch hearts, inspire reflection, and help our community move forward in new ways.
Spirit & Place is a winner of the NUVO Cultural Vision Award and the Indiana Achievement Award. Since 1996, it has worked with 600+ community organizations, 5,250 idea-makers, and 275,000 people.
Our mission is to be a catalyst for civic engagement through creative collaborations among the arts, humanities, and religion. Through the arts, the festival uses the language of metaphor to explore sometimes difficult ideas.Through the humanities, the festival illuminates the distinct and common narratives of the human condition. Through religion, the festial embraces the values of compassion, fairness, hospitality, and service that fuel our life in community.
Spirit & Place is a community project managed by The Polis Center, part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. The Polis Center works collaboratively to provide community-based research, analysis, information, and access to advanced information technologies. Spirit & Place is an example of Polis’s commitment to creating collaborative, practical, and effective solutions for the communities in which we live.
Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis
Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis is a new non-profit professional theater company based in downtown Indy focused on producing new plays by underrepresented playwrights. Storefront stages productions in the style of Chicago storefront theaters: with small and intimate settings; raw, and underscored by emotional truth.
Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis
Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis is a non-profit, professional theatre company located at 717 Broad Ripple Avenue. Focused on producing new plays by female and minority playwrights, Storefront stages productions in the style of Chicago storefront theaters: with small and intimate settings; raw, and underscored by emotional truth.
As theatre practitioners, we seek to expand the creative conversation with young, curious, and inventive minds by offering a variety of theatre-based learning and exploration centered on developing new works created by young community members on topics of import to them.
Studio Showcase began in 1994 when a group of central Indiana weavers joined together for a show and sale of their work. This evolved into an annual event. Since then, other artists from a variety of media have joined the co-op. Studio Showcase has maintained the warmth and charm of the original show, where a group of artists work together to present their newest creations in an open-house setting.
New artists are juried in to Studio Showcase each year, keeping the show fresh and new. Artists interested in participating in the next jury process should contact the jury coordinator .
Still secret to some, Studio Showcase gives its visitors a warm and welcoming shopping experience. The show’s success is attributed to its growing list of shoppers who not only return each year but also bring their friends.
SubSurface began in 2002 as a way for Indianapolis-based graffiti artists to connect with the growing national scene. Always with a focus on ‘productions’ or collaborative murals, SubSurface is a proving ground for graffiti artists in the Midwest. The event has evolved into an extended network of artists that includes some of the most recognizable styles in the United States today. As a result, Indianapolis is now a destination city for artists across the country.
Sugar Creek Art Center
Sugar Creek Art Center (SCAC) is open from 11:00-5:00 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (March-Dec.). Please join us for Culture @ the Creek opening art receptions every first Thursday of the month from 6:00- 8:30 pm. Our exhibition season runs from March through December. SCAC is closed during the months of January and February.
We embrace diversity of artistic expression, the creative process and community engagement. Currently SCAC represents both guest and resident studio artists who work in acrylic, oil, watercolor, rosemaling folk art, wood turning, digital photography, mixed media, jewelry, porcelain / stoneware ceramics, fiber, leather, marbled paper, linocut relief block and intaglio printing. Our facility houses working art studios and the Front Gallery, Textile Gallery, Artist of the Month Gallery, Upper Gallery and the SCAC Gift Shop featuring the work of many accomplished and recognized fine artists and craft artisans.
Also, join us for the Annual Western Boone H.S Show (WEBO) in May, the Annual Fall Art Market during the Festival of Turning Leaves in September and the Annual Holiday Art Market between Thanksgiving and Christmas where guests may brouse booths in our large event area. We encourage guest artists to exhibit with us. Please contact us if interested.
Our facility houses a caterer, “Nameless Catering”, working from our commercial kitchen. We have hosted family and school reunions, business conferences, celebration of life events, fashion style shows, community meetings and town chili suppers. We would love to show you our little corner of the world. Please contact us for tours and bookings!
The Art Lab
The Art Lab is a locally owned and managed art studio and classroom that provides adults and children with creative avenues of self-expression and opportunities to enhance their own lives and community. Their core teaching group of professional teaching artists are cooperative members in The Art Lab invested in individualized instruction and learning through the arts.
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