Tuesday March 20 3:13 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Interested in getting started in public art?


Whether you're an an artist, arts organization, or community/neighborhood representative this fast-paced and hands-on workshop is for you. Community Canvas will be held on from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Friday, June 29th at the Indianapolis Professional Firefighters Union Local 416 and Firefighters Museum, 748 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis. Cost is $50.

"Funkytown" featuring the art of E. Charles Rolwing

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On March 10th we open our new exhibit "Funkytown" featuring the art of E. Charles Rolwing with a reception. "Funkytown' will run though the end of April.

CALL FOR ARTISTS Lubeznik Arts Festival


Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

The Joffrey Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season


Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2018-19 season featuring the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina, presented as part of a first-time collaboration between The Joffrey Ballet and the renowned Australian Ballet, along with a world premiere by rising urban dance star Andrea Walker, the Chicago Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Kairos and the return of two popular works by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. The Joffrey Ballet kicks off its 63rd season with Wheeldon’s modern re-telling of Swan Lake, October 17-28, followed by his reimagined The Nutcracker, December 1-30. For its winter engagement, the Joffrey presents Possokhov’s new full-length ballet Anna Karenina, February 13-24 and concludes its season with a mixed repertory program that includes the Company premiere of McGregor’s Kairos, a world premiere (untitled) from Walker and the Company Premiere of Sir Frederick Ashton’s iconic Symphonic Variations, April 24- May 5.

March Membership Madness Open House at the Chesterton Art Center


The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting a membership drive during the month of March titled, "March Membership Madness". It will kick off with an open house on Saturday, March 3 from 10-2. Prospective members, current members and curious guests will be invited to tour the building, partake in some treats, win a few prizes, meet the current teachers, shop for art/gifts, learn more about the organization, and sign up for membership.

Nine Indiana arts programming providers to receive NEA grants


The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the awarding of nine grants totaling $205,000 to Indiana nonprofit arts organizations and cultural programming providers during the first round of grants for fiscal year 2018.

Lyric Opera Announces 2018/19 Season


Thrilling music, powerhouse international casts, company premieres, and stirring new productions to experience in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2018/19 Season, "La bohème", "Idomeneo", "Siegfried", "Il trovatore", "Cendrillon", "Elektra", "La traviata", "Ariodante", and "An American Dream". Next season also includes a new coproduction and Lyric premiere of "West Side Story", plus special performances: Anna Netrebko in Recital and The Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert and Gala.

Prismatica a free, temporary public art installation in Polk Bros Park


Navy Pier, Chicago’s mission-driven cultural district, is bringing a splash of color and beam of light in the form of art to the Pier’s Polk Bros Park this winter. From Friday, February 16 through Sunday, April 15, guests will have the opportunity to interact with Prismatica, a free, temporary public art installation presented in partnership with Quartier des Spectacles and RAW Design and supported by Hilton.