Tuesday August 22 7:09 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Arts

September Critique Night at Chesterton Art Center

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Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required.

La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 45th Season!

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The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) announces their 45th season! Executive Director, Nanda Danitschek tells us that, "This year is all about community as we bring, Tales of Adventure, one of the most interactive and family inclusive seasons yet!"

Photo: Maestro Phillip J. Bauman and LCSO musicians. Photo courtesy of Walt Bukva Imaging

September Technique Class at the Chesterton Art Center

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Suzie Rosso will be starting a new "Technique of the Week" Class at the Chesterton Art Center on Thursday, September 7 from 7-9. Each week, she will cover a new technique that students can use in nearly any 2-D medium - pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil, acrylic, etc.

Monday Night Ceramics at Chesterton Art Center

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The Chesterton Art Center will be starting a new session of Monday Night Ceramics on August 28 from 5:30-8:30. During this 6-week class, beginning students will develop fundamental wheel-throwing techniques, while returning students will refine their techniques to create more complex forms.

Life Drawing Open Studio at Chesterton Art Center

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The Chesterton Art Center is offering Life Drawing Open Studio on Monday nights from 6:30-9:30. A variety of clothed models of different ages and genders will be provided as the weekly subject matter.

NORTHERN TRUST TO DONATE ARTWORK TO NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S BLOCK MUSEUM OF ART AT EXPO CHICAGO 2017

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Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today that the Northern Trust Purchase Prize, an annual gift of artwork selected from EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Modern and Contemporary Art, will be donated to Northwestern University’s Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art at the sixth annual exposition (Sept. 13 – 17, 2017) at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall.

“Disclosed/Undisclosed” Exhibition Features Emerging Artists and Curators from Visual Arts Certification Program at U of C

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Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) presents “Disclosed/Undisclosed,” a group exhibition curated by six students in the Visual Arts Certificate Program at the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, in partnership with the Art Center. The exhibition will be on view through August 27 in Gallery 5.

Beginning/Intermediate Pastel Class at Chesterton Art Center

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MaryAnn Pals will be teaching a 6-week session of Beginning/Intermediate Pastels at the Chesterton Art Center starting Wednesday, August 23 from 7-9. Participating students must have some drawing experience, but no previous pastel experience is required to attend.