Wow! This next few weeks are just ripe with art events happening all around the Indy area. Deciding what to do is going to be tough! Here are just the events that I know of (and I’m sure that there are plenty others, feel free to leave details about them in the comments section!):
Hendricks County Arts Council presents “ArtsGo!” county-wide art tour. (info regarding locations can be found on their website):
WHAT: County-Wide Art Tour, over 20 sites and 40 artists
WHEN: Friday, April 29, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Various locations, check website
The 18th annual Stutz Artist Open House (info below copies from their webpage):
WHAT: Stutz Artists Open House
WHEN: Friday, April 29, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Stutz Business Center, 1060 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis Enter Bearcat Alley from 10th or 11th streets. (Free event parking in designated lots and free on-street parking on Capitol and Senate avenues and 11th Street.)
COST: $10 in advance, $12 at the gate, with a special $8 Saturday re-entry with Friday’s ticket stub, Saturday only kids 16 and under are free. Advance tickets are available at Old National Banking Centers and the Stutz business office.
IDADA First Friday Art Tour, Friday May 6th
Locations all over the city, for a map and details about locations visit http://www.idada.org/first-friday-map-2/ If you can’t find several things on this list that get you excited then you must not enjoy art! Here are some specific events I’m interested in seeing:
The Harrison Center for the Arts, First Friday Open House & Artist Reception
WHAT: Open Studio Night and Artist Reception for Elizabeth Guipe Hall‘s (she rocks! check out her website) new work, “Valley of the Zapoteca”
WHEN: Friday,May 6th 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1505 N. Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Wug Laku’s Studio & Garage, First Friday Open House
WHAT: Open Studio Night featuring “Perspectives” Contemporary Frescos & Sculpture by Doug Arnholter (not only does he rock, he also rolls!)
WHEN: Friday,May 6th 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1125 Brookside Avenue – C7, Indianapolis, Indiana
Art After Five, First Friday Open Houses, Various Galleries in Zionsville
WHAT: Local galleries staying open late for visitors (I keep wanting to try this!)
WHEN: Friday,May 6th 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Zionsville, Indiana
If you miss all of those events there are still more on the horizon! Plan on attending these on the weekend of the May 13th & 14th: The Broad Ripple Spring Gallery Tour on Friday night from 5 to 9 p.m. and the Second Saturday Gallery Walk in the Carmel Arts & Design District from 5 to 10 p.m.
How’s that for helping you fill in your social calendar?? Let me know what you choose and how much fun it is, I know I won’t be able to make it to all these wonderful places this month but I’d love to hear about them!