First Friday/Opening Reception
Friday Aug. 1, 2014
5-8 pm (CDT)
Join us for the First Friday art walk. LCA will have an opening reception for several new exhibits. Light refreshments served.
Invasive Species...The Art of Upcycling - features artwork by Michael Dinges, Victoria Fuller, Alan Emerson Hicks, Valerie Mann, Chris Silva, and Bryan Sperry in the Hyndman Gallery.
Transformation - an installation by Jan Dean in the Brincka/Cross Gallery.
Aquatic Kaleidoscope - paintings, by Renee Robbins in the North View Gallery.
Mycological Magic, photographs by Mike Bailey in the large NIPSCO Art Education Studios.
Minimalism: Images of California Shorelines, photographs by Rich Manalis in the small NIPSCO Art Education Studios.
For more info about the new exhibits please visit our upcoming exhibits page.
A Special Thank You
to all of the ArtBash attendees and to those who made a donation to support the event.
A special thanks to our event sponsors, table hosts, those that made in-kind donations to support the event or auctions, the very dedicated ArtBash Committee, our volunteers before and during the event, and to our food sponsors for providing culinary delights. You make the work we do at LCA possible!
Artspace: Community Meeting
Thursday, July 24, 2014
6 - 8 PM (CDT)
Free to the public
Artspace will host a community meeting with updates about the Uptown Artists Lofts. Updates will include the development schedule, when residential leasing information sessions will be held, when they anticipate accepting applications, and the commercial leasing process and requirements. Guest speakers will discuss how residents can open a business. Q&A will follow after the presentation.
To learn more about the Uptown Artists Lofts, visit the Artspace website.
Art As Autobiography: The History of the Artist in the Work
Saturday, July 26, 2014
2 - 4 PM (CDT)
A panel discussion with author Stephanie Medlock and artists Suzanne Cohan-Lange, Richard C. Lange and Material Possessions artists John Paul Morabito and Aram Han. Panelists will discuss what influences help them create their works, from the more obvious fascination with forms and materials, to the socio/political issues that interest them, and the deeply personal memories that may unconsciously direct their choices.
Lakefront Art Festival
Washington Park, Michigan City
Saturday, August 16, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
& Sunday August 17, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
Featuring over 100 fine artists and crafts people from around the country. Artist demonstrations, beachfront food court, and a free children's activity tent. Proceeds of the festival benefit LCA exhibitions, programs, and education outreach across the region.
LCA Members & Children under 12: Free
Active military personnel with CACDD1173 card: Free
FREE off-site parking and shuttle available, parking $7 in Washington Park
To learn more and to see which artists are exhibiting, like our LFAF Facebook page.
A special thanks to our sponsors:
Bulk Transport Corporation
General Insurance Services
Ivy Tech Community College - Michigan City Campus NIPSCO
NECA - Northern Indiana Chapter
IBEW - Local 531
D + M Excavating
Ideas In Motion Media
Lakeshore Public Media
Michigan City LaPorte Convention and Visitor's Bureau The News Dispatch
South Shore Convention and Visitor's Authority
For more information contact Adam Horton at 219-874-4900 ext. 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featured Artist Gallery Shop
Earth Movers, creates whimsical mobiles that are perfect for any outdoor setting. Watch these shimmer in the wind from your porch or deck. Currently available for purchase at the Gallery Shop. Price range: $165 - $435.
Weekdays: 10 - 5pm (CDT)
Open 'til 7pm on Thursdays
from Memorial Day through Labor Day
Weekends: 11 - 4pm (CDT)