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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 8:00 PM - Sat, Apr 02, 2022 2:30 AM @ The Mousetrap Bar & Grill

Friday, April 1st! This ain’t no joke!

We are excited to welcome Magic Beans to The Mousetrap!

Magic Beans
https://www.magicbeansmusic.com/

Support TBA

Doors at 7

Show at 8

21+

The Mousetrap
5565 N. Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, IN

Tags: Live Music, First Fridays, Magic Beans

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 7:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 11:45 PM @ Healer

WELCOMING ARCADIA GREY AND BEN QUAD: TRAVELERS AND TROUBADOURS

FEATURING:

senescene

Oversight Gallery

DETAILS:

$15

All Ages

Doors 7pm, show 8pm

Beer/wine available for those 21+

***PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE COVID TEST REQUIRED***

***MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS***

Tags: Live Music, Art, First Fridays, Arcadia Grey, Ben Quad, Oversight Gallery, senescene

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 7:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 9:00 PM @ https://www.cosm.org/membership

A creative and musical meditation will harness the energy of the coming season. Have your favorite easy supplies ready to sketch or paint a vision with us, or to journal or write a poem.
Following the meditation, there is an opportunity to show the resulting art or read your writing from the meditation. All members are invited to appear on the Zoom screen and share their insights. No one is obligated. ❤️

When >> April 1 7pm EST

Become a CoSM Member >> cosm.org/membership

Tags: Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, Art, First Fridays

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Sat, Apr 02, 2022 12:00 AM @

Please join us First Friday and all through the month of April to celebrate our soft opening of INDY WALLS. We’ll have art installations from Chad Campbell and CS Stanley, refreshments, tours of the facility and answering questions about studio rentals and venue booking. More information at www.IndyWalls.com

Tags: First Fridays, art, Indy Walls

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Sat, Apr 02, 2022 1:00 AM @

This night will offer a truly unique and enveloping artistic experience! OFF THE WALL will feature a robust art show with one of a kind pieces available for purchase, as well as live music featuring musicians from near and far! All ages welcome!

Highlights:
Grand re-opening party for local art gallery: Chromatic Collective. A new expanded space with brand new visual art installments!

Touring headliner Landon Wordswell x The Don Avelar fresh off their west coast tour!

Other out of town acts you do not typically get to see in our city: Patterns of Chaos (Ohio), Modest (New Mexico), Azieb (Illinois), and Kim Jong Chill (Ohio)!

Album release show for local artist Simon Sed with special out of town guests from the Inkiscape hip-hop collective!

Local artist Pohjo!

Sponsored by COSA – an exciting new NFT company designed to help artists take control of their art and how it is distributed.

Tags: First Fridays, Live Music, Art

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 10:00 PM @ https://www.facebook.com/events/508222990661604/

“I am always seeking ways to blend the art in my soul, blur the genres, and allow a cohesive expression to come from multiple places within.” -Uzuri Asad, Mayasa Design House
Listen Hear will host paintings, jewelry and other items from Uzuri Asad of Mayasa Design House. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Uzuri Asad now lives and works in the Garfield Park neighborhood of Indianapolis as part of Big Car Collaborative’s Artist in Public Life Residency program. She’s a singer, dancer, choreographer, and jewelry-maker. Formally trained in West African dance and contemporary movement, her art is guided by lived experiences and her cultural upbringing. Her style is a unique blend of fluid, free flowing, yet intentional movements. For Asad, dance is a sacred means of individual expression that lives and breathes through her.

Music has always been a big part of her life. Beginning with an idea or a piece of music, her creative process is a daydream of ideas and music that become living and breathing pulsations within her. Deeply in tune and connected to each individual element, she creates jewelry by envisioning the people who would wear what she makes, the environment they might dwell in, and how those pieces may be incorporated into their lives naturally.

She recently worked as a choreographer and performer for “Village Voices: Notes from the Griot”, a collaborative production created by Joshua Thompson and directed by Megan Simonton. Within this work, she was part of an educational experience that brought creative expression from the stage to the classroom, creating dialogue to address the painful and ugly things that aren’t spoken.

“Everything I do is based on lived experiences. A great deal of my work is centered around celebrating and creating space for healing Black women. I’m moved by the living artistry of my family’s existence, and by the people who I have come to love along my journey. I’ve been inspired to examine and express things happening in the world as of late, so I am exploring movement and adornment that reflects the emotional and spiritual effects of my community.”

Asad believes, through movements of expression, that her work can create a meaningful reflection of the times that become reference points in the future of what has occurred. With her bold, unapologetic, and intrepid movements, she inspires people to find their voice and create a space to heal women. In this space, women don’t have to make themselves smaller or quieter. They embrace their identity and power to its fullest.

Facebook.com/ijomovement

Instagram: zuri_mayasa

This exhibition was made possible by the Arts Council of Indianapolis, The City of Indianapolis, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation.

Tags: Live Music, First Fridays, Listen Hear

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 10:00 PM @ Tube Factory artspace

Presented by Aurora PhotoCenter

Kris Graves creates artwork that deals with societal problems and aims to use art as a means to inform people about cultural issues. He also works to elevate the representation of people of color in the fine art canon; and to create opportunities for conversation about race, representation, and urban life. Graves creates photographs of landscapes and people to preserve memory.

“In Summer 2020 a collective uprising rooted in local civic engagements ricocheted around the world in response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. It relied on one of the central pillars of Democracy—peaceful protest. Although grounded in the particular, the embodied actions of the multitudes illuminated larger universal questions of basic human rights and dignity in the 21st century. The echo of empathy, anger, and pain born from the eight minutes and 46 seconds of viral video that captured Floyd’s passing, resonated not only in the United States, but in ongoing struggles across the globe. While this was going on, I photographed memorials, monuments, and sites of the antebellum South and the Confederacy. My friend Marshall (@fu64) and I drove approximately 4000 miles across eight southern states making photographs of every site we could find. Some have been removed, most remain in place.” — Kris Graves

A Southern Horror is primarily a series of 175 non fungible token or NFT works. NFTs are unique digital files that can be owned. While any person can replicate the artwork through screenshot or other means, NFTs are designed to give the purchaser ownership of the work. For example anyone can own a Mona Lisa print but there is only one owner of the actual painting.

Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is an artist and publisher based in New York and California. He received his BFA in Visual Arts from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College and has been published and exhibited globally, including Museum of Modern Art, New York; Getty Institute, Los Angeles; and National Portrait Gallery in London, England; among others. Permanent collections include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Getty Institute, Schomburg Center, Whitney Museum, Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Brooklyn Museum; and The Wedge Collection, Toronto; amongst others. Graves also sits on the board of Blue Sky Gallery: Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland; and The Architectural League of New York as Vice President of Photography.

Tags: First Fridays, art, photography, nonprofit, Aurora Photocenter, Kris Graves: A Southern Horror

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 10:00 PM @ Tube Factory artspace

Alla prima is the Italian term for the material technique of wet on wet painting, and literally translates to “at the first”, but I prefer to read “all at once” as it denotes a kind of urgent submission to the sensorial subject that parallels the sublimation of my more libidinal imagery into the touch of the landscape. Like a lover lost in the realms of desire, a pendulous breast or glistening ass becomes the wet slip of a brushstroke, the resonant touch of two tones, and other things unnameable. How does a stand of trees relate to the figure? How does the midday sun relate to my state of mind? Temperature and speed become tantamount in the lived moment as I try to consume everything with my eyes. Less time to think for more time to feel the shifting light and twining trees mirrored in the creek. Most of the paintings in this body of work were created in one sitting.

About the artist
Drea Cofield is an artist currently working between Indianapolis, IN and Brooklyn, NY. In 2013, she received her M.F.A from Yale School of Art (New Haven, CT), and in 2008, her B.A from DePauw University (Greencastle, IN). She has exhibited in the U.S. and internationally including New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Portland and Italy. Most recently she exhibited in the Armory Show with 1969 Gallery in New York. Her work has been featured in the Brooklyn Rail, Artnet News, Juxtapoz, Blouin Art Info, and in Suzanne Hudson’s latest issue of Contemporary Painting (World of Art). She is the recipient of an Elizabeth Greenshields Grant and the Yale University Gloucester Painting Prize. Residencies include the Guild of Adventure Painters SWAB Mobile Residency in 2019. She is the Founder and Director of Bomb Pop-Up, a pop-up Art & Music initiative that focuses on providing visibility in exciting contexts to emerging and established artists and musicians; working with other 200 artists from all over the world and collaborating with institutions such as the National Academy of Design. Cofield has been a visiting artist at Cooper Union, Pratt Institute, and the School of Visual Arts. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

Image :”Hole” 60 x 50 inches, oil on canvas

This exhibition was made possible by the Arts Council of Indianapolis, The City of Indianapolis, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation.

Tags: Art, First Fridays, Drea Cofield, Big Car, Tube Factory

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 9:00 PM @ Harrison Center

I am one of several artists participating in this year’s RSA Exhibition, with a gallery opening at Harrison Center​ on April’s First Friday, April 1, 2022.

The Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts (RSA) is a program of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute that brings together artists, religious leaders, religious communities, humanities experts, and a broad range of publics from diverse backgrounds and disciplinary perspectives for sustained study, analysis, and discussion of religious texts in a classroom environment.

This year’s cohort looked to Exodus 17:1-7 and Number 20. In the religious imagination, water quenches both physical and spiritual thirst. In the most unexpected places wells and rocks become the bearers of story. Focusing on the Exodus narrative of Moses’ striking the rock, which reveals an aquifer, we considered the power of water as sustenance, healing, and renewal.

This has become an integral part of my current Artist’s Sabbatical and Renewal Year. I’m excited to exhibit among a group of very talented artists and creators from many artistic disciplines. Would LOVE to see you at the opening!

https://www.culturalecologies.org/rsa-titlecard
More info at

Tags: Art, First Fridays, Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts (RSA) is a program of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 9:00 PM @ Harrison Center

On April 1, 2022, join us for First Friday! Enjoy these openings:
-“Before My Eyes” by India Cruse Griffin in the Harrison Gallery. Layers of history and culture are portrayed through mixed media collage. The pieces are rich in both texture and color, with “quilt-like compositions” peeking through the vibrant, flourishing greens and deep skin tones.
-“Yeilding to Nature” by Lorie Lee Andrews in the City Gallery. A collection of detailed and illustrative copper etchings and mixed media pieces inspired by an individual in Broadripple who cultivated an urban forest in her front yard.
-“Places Inbetween” by Will Carpenter & Stephanie Doty in the Gallery Annex. The two artists combine their works of painting, mixed media, and ceramics to create an exhibit that surrounds the question of ‘What is home?’
-“Water from the Rock”, an exhibit of Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts, a program of IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute in the Speck Gallery. This series, featuring new works of painting, sculpture, music, and poetry developed by the cohort, reflects on the ways in which–in the religious imagination–water quenches both physical and spiritual thirst. Focusing on the Exodus narrative of Moses’ striking the rock, they considered the power of water as sustenance, healing, and renewal–and contemplated how seemingly inanimate entities such as water and rocks might also be alive and help us rethink our relationship to the earth.
-Work by Myrta Pulliam in the Hank & Dolly’s Gallery. This collection of paintings and photographs curated by Steve Mannheimer is based on Myrta’s numerous trips to Africa and her commitment to endangered species.
-“Darling of the Underground” by Kristi Marsh Watson in the Underground Gallery. A mixed media collection of nontraditional methods, mediums, substrates, and chemicals to express cellular, aerial, and horizon landscapes.

Viewers can also enjoy:
– live music by Josh Gillespie, a blend of rock and pop, in the gym.
– Rabbi Sandy Sasso will be giving opening remarks for “Water from the Rock”, an exhibit of Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts, a program of IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute in the Speck Gallery at 6 pm.
-Masks & crafts will be for sale by local artisan Marcia Jones in the Speck Foyer.

All shows will open at 6 pm Friday, April 1st.

In-person gallery tours will open for visitors Monday-Friday from 9 am – 5 pm. Online galleries will open on April 2nd. Make an appointment or view the online galleries at harrisoncenter.org/buy-art.

Special Senior Hours are every Friday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. No appointment is needed.

With support from: Arts Council of Indianapolis, City of Indianapolis, Indiana Arts Commission, Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, and Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation.

About the Harrison Center
The Harrison Center is a community-based, nonprofit arts organization that seeks to be a catalyst for renewal in the city of Indianapolis. Founded in 2001, the organization’s work is two-fold. The Harrison Center is for the Arts by hosting 36 artist studios and 8 galleries. It provides programming to foster the creation of new art, build community among artists and emerging patrons, and provide a forum for public conversation. The Harrison Center is for the City by connecting people to culture, community, and place to strengthen Indianapolis’s core neighborhoods. For more information on the Harrison Center, call 317.396.3886 or visit www.harrisoncenter.org. Connect with the Harrison Center on social media at Facebook/@HarrisonCenterArts, Instagram/@harrisoncenterarts, or Twitter/@HarrisonCtrArts.

Tags: Harrison Center, nonprofit, Live Music, Art, First Fridays

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Apr

01

Fri
Fri, Apr 01, 2022 2:00 PM - Fri, Apr 01, 2022 11:00 PM @ Fountain Square Brewing Co.

We’ve been hard at work brewing delicious, high quality, local craft beer for 10 years and we think it’s time to celebrate the occasion!

Join us for some tomfoolery and festivity on Friday April 1st!

We’re going to kick off the celebration at 2pm. Our long time friends and favorites, 3:1 will be joining us and bringing the live music!

Tacos and more will be available from Lala’s Mexican Food Truck.

We’ll have fresh First Friday Art on display, and more!

No jokes about it – you’d be foolish to miss this party!

Tags: Live Music, 3:1, 10 Year Anniversary, First Fridays

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Mar

04

Fri
Fri, Mar 04, 2022 7:00 PM - Sat, Mar 05, 2022 12:00 AM @ Healer

TWO PIECE TUMULTUOUS ASCENDANCY FULL OF GUITAR STRINGS STRUNG TIGHT
FEATURING:

Girl Tones
https://www.girltones.com/

Nasty Boys
https://nastyboysmke.bandcamp.com/album/the-cult-of-nasty

Brother O Brother
https://brotherobrother.bandcamp.com/

The States
https://thestates.bandcamp.com/

DETAILS:
Doors 7pm, show 8pm

All ages

$10

Beer/wine available for 21+

*** PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE COVID TEST REQ**

Tags: Girl Tones, Nasty Boys, Brother O Brother, The States, Live Music, Art, First Fridays

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Mar

04

Fri
Fri, Mar 04, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Mar 04, 2022 10:00 PM @ Tube Factory artspace

From the hands of a young person in China, to a shipping container crossing the Suez Canal, to a semi-truck driver transporting containers cross country, to people at the big box or mom and pop who unload them, to everyone going to the stores to buy things. These are carbon borders we’ve created 一 our feet, our cars, trains, planes, streets, and sidewalks all in motion. These borders both connect and divide us.

Two years ago, driving from her home in New Harmony, Indiana to Chicago, artist Laura Foster Nicholson — a textile artist known for her handwoven tapestries — paused to notice the landscapes from our carbon borders. And the work she began creating then offers us — in this exhibition — a view of the path taken by the goods we purchase. This is often unseen and costs the world more than what’s listed on the price tag. And these carbon borders separate us from the people who made many of the items with which we live and adorn ourselves.

Nicholson noticed the cost to the environment and ultimately ourselves. She began incorporating these aspects in her works, calling attention to disasters and accidents along these borders, reminding us of the seen and unseen dangers of our way of life. “I watched the Wabash swell annually, frequently inundating the fields, sometimes filling basements, and once in a while warranting the efforts of the National Guard to sandbag around the New Harmony Inn. This past couple of weeks, texts have updated me regularly about extending the flash flood warning for the area,” says Nicholoson.

With this, we can pause to consider the invisible people and places behind items we consume and the inevitable disasters that result from the journeys. As each piece takes many hours to create, Nicholson’s work gives us access to our connectedness as humans instead of being based on consumerism and the whims of market research and algorithms. “As an artist, I am first visually inspired: the reflections in the water of these structures, foretelling the future, reflecting the past,” says Nicholoson.

This work reminds us that though we say the world has become smaller, we have become more distant from one another. No longer do we know all the hands that touched the objects we use to define ourselves. These tapestries are scenes from the carbon borders driven by our consumption and connecting us like the threads of her works.

Laura Foster Nicholson’s artwork is in several museum collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Denver Art Museum. With a BFA from Kansas City Art Institute and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, she has lectured, taught, and exhibited in the US, Canada and Italy. She has been awarded an NEA fellowship, the Leone di Pietra prize at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, three Illinois Arts Council fellowships, and a grant from the Graham Foundation for Research in the Fine Arts. Most recently she was Most recently she was awarded the Dehaan Artist of Distinction grant.

Part of our Social Alchemy Project, this exhibit was made possible by Indiana Humanities, The Arts Council of Indianapolis, The City of Indianapolis, The Efroymson Family Fund and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

The exhibit runs through March 19.
Image: “Hanjin,” 2021. 31” x 43 ½”. Wool, mylar, cotton. Nicholson used “warming stripes” to indicate long term warming trends.

Tags: a view of the path taken by the goods we purchase, art, First Fridays

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Mar

04

Fri
Fri, Mar 04, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Mar 04, 2022 10:00 PM @ Tube Factory artspace

Multi-genre visual artists Kelvin Burzon and Jenny Delfuego are creating movement-based work to accompany their visual art as part of a partnership between Big Car Collaborative and Indy Movement Arts.

In the fall of 2020, Indy Movement Arts began experimenting with small, digital fellowships as a small contribution towards the arts economy and keeping artistic production viable. The Process/Progress residency is the latest iteration of this experiment, paying intermedia artists to reflect on their creative process and how they incorporate movement into their practice.

The residency was conceived as a digital one but given that Indy Movement Arts is rooted in movement and dance, a discipline that often involves some immediate interchange between artist and audience, the artists were commissioned in partnership between the two organizations to make a new work involving such an interchange.

About the artists:
Kelvin Burzon’s recent work addresses, but does not attempt to resolve, the tension between religion and homosexuality. He examines religion’s traditions, imagery, theatricality, and psychological vestige. By appropriating religious imagery and language, the work is recontextualized by the insertion of LGBTQ members and activists. Burzon’s work has been exhibited abroad and all over the country and is part of several permanent collections including the Kinsey Institute and The Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Jenny Delfuego was born in Chicago to immigrant parents and has been exhibiting work under different monikers since the 90s. She examines ephemerality, light and shadow, and the edges of impermanence. The indications of our existence are often made and unmade in the time it takes to observe them. Her involvement with Indy Movement Arts has promoted experiments in communal conversation and collaboration. What marks, what indications do these conversations leave? Delfuego studied painting at Indiana University and her work is in private and corporate collections on five continents.

The exhibit is made possible by The Arts Council of Indianapolis, The City of Indianapolis and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
Performances will take place March 25th.

Tags: artists Kelvin Burzon and Jenny Delfuego are creating movement-based work to accompany their visual art, First Fridays, Tube Factory

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Mar

04

Fri
Fri, Mar 04, 2022 6:00 PM - Fri, Mar 04, 2022 9:00 PM @ Tube Factory artspace

A Southern Horror

Photographs by Kris Graves


February 4-March 19, 2022

Opening: March 4, 6-9pm


Aurora PhotoCenter at Tube Factory Guichelaar Gallery

Opening POSTPONED to March 4, 2022.

“In Summer 2020 a collective uprising rooted in local civic engagements ricocheted around the world in response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. It relied on one of the central pillars of Democracy—peaceful protest. Although grounded in the particular, the embodied actions of the multitudes illuminated larger universal questions of basic human rights and dignity in the 21st century. The echo of empathy, anger, and pain born from the eight minutes and 46 seconds of viral video that captured Floyd’s passing, resonated not only in the United States, but in ongoing struggles across the globe. While this was going on, I photographed memorials, monuments, and sites of the antebellum South and the Confederacy. My friend Marshall (@fu64) and I drove approximately 4000 miles across eight southern states making photographs of every site we could find. Some have been removed, most remain in place.” — Kris Graves

This exhibition features prints of all 175 images from the series A Southern Horror, which exists primarily as NFTs (non-fungible tokens).

Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is an artist and publisher based in New York and California. Graves creates artwork that deals with societal problems and aims to use art as a means to inform people about cultural issues. He also works to elevate the representation of people of color in the fine art canon; and to create opportunities for conversation about race, representation, and urban life. Graves creates photographs of landscapes and people to preserve memory. Kris Graves was an artist-in-residence at Aurora PhotoCenter in January 2022.

Read more about Kris Graves, this exhibition, and his residency in Indianapolis at www.auroraphoto.org.

Tags: First Fridays, art, photography, nonprofit, Aurora Photocenter

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Nov

05

Fri
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 6:00 PM - Fri, Nov 05, 2021 9:00 PM @

We’re open late so you can see what’s new at the Gal’s Guide Library!

Beer, wine, and music are available. The entire Nickel Plate Arts Campus is abuzz with newness and fun!

November we are shining a spotlight on Indigenous Women from around the world. Check out our book selection and see what is in store for the month ahead.

Tags: First Friday, books, Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Gal’s Guide Library, art, Live Music

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Nov

05

Fri
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 6:00 PM - Fri, Nov 05, 2021 9:00 PM @ Garfield Park Arts Center - Indy Parks and Recreation

Effective October 4, masks are required inside all Indy Parks facilities and family centers, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will not be required when engaging in physical fitness activities or sports. Park staff are continuing to sanitize common areas, and park visitors are encouraged to continue practice social distancing where appropriate. We appreciate your patience and cooperation!

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All programs are subject to change as new information becomes available regarding COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information, visit gpacarts.org or contact [email protected]

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Part of the 2021 Spirit and Place Festival: Changes

(https://www.spiritandplace.org)

Event is free, but pre-registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monumental-changes-history-and-power-in-public-art-panel-discussion-tickets-169724832543

EXHIBIT OPENING (6-9 PM) & PANEL DISCUSSION (7 PM):

Explore the role of power and memory in public art. Learn about the history, controversy, and recent removal of a Confederate monument in Garfield Park and envision an equitable future for the site through this exhibition and panel discussion featuring Dr. Paul Mullins, Jordan Ryan, and Danicia Monét.

The exhibition will include historical information about the Confederate monument in Garfield Park as well as examination of the role of monuments as public art – and the power of public art in (re)shaping memory. Both the exhibit and panel discussion will invite the public to envision a more equitable future for the site, including an interactive VR component guided by the 3D/VR Initiative at University Library—IUPUI.

A partnership between Garfield Park Arts Center and students at IU School of Liberal Arts Museum Studies Program at IUPUI, and Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI.
The exhibit will be up from Nov. 5-17 and available for viewing from 10 AM-5 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.

Tags: Spirit & Place, art, panel discussion, First Friday

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Nov

05

Fri
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 5:00 PM - Fri, Nov 05, 2021 9:00 PM @

Fall in love with Beech Grove all over again. We are having a First Friday Art Walk, Nov. 5th on Main St. from 5pm-9pm to celebrate Art, Food & Community before old man winter shuts us in.

Get gifts your loved ones will truly appreciate this holiday season while helping someone in your home town. Shopping local is so important, especially when it comes to art and food. #BeechGrow

Creatives are uniting, like the Local Radish, Scarlet Grove, Silver Lining Coffee Shop, Marketplace on Main, The Y Shop, 1949 Tavern, WALA, Cheerie Joy Studios, Beech Bank Brewery, 5th Avenue Bar and grill to team up with local artists and showcase their work throughout their establishments.

Local artists being featured:
Cassie Kwitny
Cheerie Joy
Emily Wall
CS Stanley
Caroline Hawkins
Mark Kottlowski
Shorf Afza
Robert Schopf
Julie Spelbrink
John Strain
Scott Lohner
Evan Backstrom
Jaelle Moss
Tony Simpson
Lisa Grismore
Joe Christie
Amber Gyselinck
Jami Brown
Abigail Emmert
James Martin
Ellen Nicholson
Claire Dillehay
Bozly The Clown

Who: Come 1, Come All
What: Fall 1st Friday
When: Nov. 5th (5-9pm)
Where: Main St. Beech Grove
Why: Culture, Community, Fun, Happiness, Food, Art.

#BeechGroveArtistCollective

Tags: First Friday, Art, Main Street, local, Beech Grove, Live Music

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Nov

05

Fri
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 5:00 PM - Fri, Nov 05, 2021 9:00 PM @ Irvington

November Irvington First Friday

Irvington First Friday is back for November.

Art, Snacks, Drinks, Music and Fun
Friday, November 5th from 5 to 10PM.

Check out
* Hampton Designs Studio. Featuring three amazing local artists, Little BoCreeps, Moonstone Fairy & SheClay All Day.
* Irvington Vinyl & Books: Join them for sticker making + Wax Cat on the 1s and 2s spinning jazz and hiphop ❤ FREE and OPEN to the public.
* Frontdoor Home Design. Showcasing artist Teresa Barber Gooldy
* Beth Clary Fine Art Gallery
* Irving Theatre:
Join them for First Friday Music with Delta Duo on the deck behind the Irving Theater. This First Friday Music line-up includes DELTA DUO, AUDIO DINER, STEPHEN WINDSOR, and DOG DnA.
* Black Sheep Gifts
* Josephine’s in Irvington
* Magick Candle
* BaZaar-Oh-Vintage. Spinning vintage vinyl all evening

Mark “Going” to this event, and be sure to check the event page to see all the Irvington businesses who are added and will be participating.

Tags: First Friday, Art, Main Street, local, Irvington, Live Music

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Nov

05

Fri
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 5:00 PM - Fri, Nov 05, 2021 8:00 PM @ Irvington Vinyl & Books

Join us for sticker making + Wax Cat on the 1s and 2s spinning jazz and hiphop ❤ FREE and OPEN to the public.

Tags: First Friday, Irvington, Live Music, books, vinyl, art

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