Artists and graphic designers are invited to submit their concepts for art panels, seating, solar lighting, and functional art to be installed within the shelter. Submissions will be accepted until March 15, 2017.
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.
The communication and creative arts department of Purdue University Northwest Calumet campus will be opening the new year of gallery showings with a faculty show on January 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the CHESS Art Gallery located at 6725 Kennedy Ave., Hammond, Ind.
Application to the 2017 Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival is now open. 65-100 exhibitors will be selected to exhibit and $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded. We invite artists and artisans to apply to this high-quality contemporary art event. Application deadline is March 10, 2017.
In 2017 Gary public transportation riders will see bus stops transformed with murals, mosaic structures and newly branded information totem poles. Thanks to a project spearheaded by Legacy Foundation and the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC), local artists Corey Hagelberg, Jesse Johnson, Malachi Moore, Rashelle Roos, Nancy Schoon, and Desireé Simpson were selected to create public art pieces for bus shelters along the Broadway corridor.
Purdue University Northwest will celebrate the opening of its 18th Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit with a public reception at 4:30 p.m. CT, Friday, Nov. 11 in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex (DSAC) on the Westville Campus.
The fall holiday season is a competitive one for Residence of Deer Creek. It all starts in October with their community wide Scarecrow Competition.
The goal is to construct a scarecrow display with enough creativity to entertain the judges without losing the intimidation to scare off the birds. All businesses and organizations in the area are welcome to compete. While Residence of Deer Creek always makes two themselves.
Legacy Foundation and Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) look to enhance the public transit experience by installing public art into bus shelters. From now through November 1 artists and graphic designers can submit their design concepts for artistic murals, seating, solar lighting, functional art, and signage to be installed in bus stops along Gary’s Broadway corridor.