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Special Events

First Friday - Opening Reception

First Friday
Opening Reception
Friday, February 6, 2015
5 - 8 PM (CST)

Experience enormous relief prints on muslin created from 3x7 foot carved wooden plates and an industrial steamroller. The Steamroller Printmaking Project occurred in downtown Michigan City last summer. Produced by Walnut Ink Projects with a team of print makers from Syracuse University, Lora Fosberg, and local artists in downtown Michigan City with support from CH Distillery, Michigan City Public Art Committee, Reith-Riley of Michigan City and donors through the Steamroller Kickstarter. Work Local: Art Meets Industry will feature work from local artists, craftsmen and graduate students from the  Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), in thisdesign-based exhibition. Co-curated by IIT Chicago professor, Paul Pettigrew. Light bites and refreshments will be served.

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40 Years of Collecting

40 Years of Collecting
Thursday, February 19, 2015 
6-7:30 PM

Hyde Park based Patric McCoy is the president of Diasporal Rhythms, an organization of collectors of African American art. McCoy will discuss the influence collecting has in determining which artworks and artists come to be considered significant in art history. He has amassed over 1,000 artworks over several decades and will share highlights. Join us for this captivating discussion.



Für Sermon

First Friday
Für Sermon
Friday, March 6, 2015
5-8 PM (CST)

Chicago based Für Sermon will take over the Hyndman Gallery to perform a mixture of electronic and acoustic songs. Für Sermon brings two singer/songwriters together. From recording/composing, exploring the world of electronic music, and playing live acoustic shows; Für shows true chemistry in all of the musical avenues they take.


5th Annual Coastline Children’s Film Festival

5th Annual Coastline Children’s Film Festival
Sunday, March 15, 2015
11 AM & 2 PM (CDT)

Join us for the 5th annual Coastline Children’s Film Festival. At 11 AM, we will screen shorts from the New York International Children Film Festival, these films are suitable for children ages 3-8, but can be enjoyed at any age. At 2 PM, we will screen Double Dutch, a documentary for children ages 8-11. For updates on the 2015 festival, visit Coastline's Children Film Festival website or like their Facebook page.


First Friday - Poetry Slam

First Friday
Poetry Slam
Friday, April 3, 2015
Free, Poets must register (details below)

The Poetry Slam invites poets to showcase their works in a raucous audience-juried event. Poets who wish to participate should prepare three original pieces, each under 3 minutes in length. Each poet will be provided the opportunity to present one of their works. In tournament style, poets will be eliminated each round until one is left standing as the Poetry Slam Champion. Poets must register by contacting Janet Bloch at 219-874-4900 or jbloch@lubeznikcenter.org with your contact information.

J.W. Baz returns to host the Poetry Slam. He has participated in many slams across the country and is a sought after host. 


Art & Earth Trail

Art & Earth Trail

Find Lubeznik Center for the Arts on the Michigan City/LaPorte loop of Northern Indiana’s Art & Earth Trail. Michigan City offerings include arts, summer theatre, Indiana’s only working lighthouse and a museum in the former lighthouse keeper’s house where you can climb to the top for a far-reaching view. Further inland, the historic community of LaPorte shows off its past in the holiday home tour and at a train museum where you can ride the rails. Along the way, you’ll meet miniature horses; discover fine dining, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and a classic Italian restaurant that will deliver your dinner to the beach. Over 150 studios, galleries, markets, specialty shops and lodgings are participating. Learn more at the Art & Earth Trail website.

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