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Lubeznik Center For The Arts

Exhibition Gallery and Gallery Shop Hours (Central)
**Weekdays 10:00-5:00
Weekends 11:00-4:00

Thursdays until 10-7 PM* (Memorial Day – Labor Day)

*Hyndman Gallery opens at
2 PM

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LCA Special Events

Third Thursdays
5 - 7 PM 


Join us for evening events all summer in our Gallery Shop every third Thursday of the month. 

June 18   Create a flower pot out of recycled tires. Tire kits are $14.
July 16    Wine & Fashion
Aug. 20   Bring any item to tie-dye for $2 or purchase a LCA T-shirt for $10
Sept. 17   Yoga kids session led by Dancing Feet Yoga

Additional Thursday Evening Events

June 25, 5:30 - 6:30 PM: Learn how to design and stage a living space with items in the Gallery Shop


Take a selfie @ LCA 
May 1 - July 18 

Win $50 Gallery Shop Credit

Continue to explore self portraiture by taking a “selfie” while at LCA. Next to your favorite art work, outside, or next to “Pinky” (Petite Passe). Tag LCA or #LCAselfie on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. The person with the most likes by July 18 will win a $50 Gallery Shop credit. 


First Friday

Please note: There is no First Friday in July

ArtBash 2015

ArtBash 2015 
Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino

Saturday, July 11, 2015
5:30 PM (CDT)
Purchase tickets online or by calling 219.874.4900

Celebrate the arts as you mingle with others who share the same passion. Enjoy scrumptious food and libations. Bid by text during the interactive auction. And dance the night away. MC for the evening – ABC 7 Chicago news anchor, Ron Magers.

All proceeds support LCA programs and exhibitions - enabling LCA to mount nine outstanding contemporary art exhibitions during the year, deliver art, music and dance for 800+ children and adults weekly, and provide leadership to local economic development initiatives.

Purchase tickets or tables at a discounted price prior to June 9.

Learn more about the event, purchase tickets, or sponsorship opportunities by visiting the ArtBash page.


Opening Reception: Lora Fosberg: Everything Looks Perfect From Far Away &
Andrea Peterson: Rooted

Opening Reception: Lora Fosberg: Everything Looks Perfect From Far Away &
Andrea Peterson: Rooted

Friday, July 17, 2015 
6 – 8 PM (CDT) 

Join us for the opening reception of nationally renowned artist, Lora Fosberg: Everything Looks Perfect From Far Away (Hyndman Gallery) and Andrea Peterson: Rooted (Brincka/Cross and North View Galleries). Everything Looks Perfect From Far Away reflects the dueling forces of our times through the use of sculpture, paintings, prints, and large scale drawings. Rooted, is an exploration of our region from the roots up. The Area Artists Association will hold a reception in the Small NIPSCO Education Studios presenting their newest members: Kevin Gross (Fractal Artist), George Millet (Watercolorist), Laura Marie Panozzo (Sculptor, Painter), and Joan Spohrer (Watercolorist). Chat with the artists and enjoy light bites catered by Shoreline Brewery.



First Friday – Burn ‘Em Brewing Tasting & Heather Augustyn speaks about Reggae

First Friday – Burn ‘Em Brewing Tasting & Heather Augustyn speaks about Reggae  
Friday, August 7, 2015
5 – 8 PM (CDT)

Taste a variety of different brews from Burn ‘Em Brewing of Michigan City, IN, one of the most sought-after microbreweries in Northwest Indiana. Their slogan is: “Comforting the disturbed and disturbing the comfortable one brew at a time since 2013”. Take a seat as you sip on your beer and listen to Heather Augustyn, The author of “Ska: An Oral History” as she speaks about reggae at 6pm. Augustyn’s work has appeared in the Jamaica GleanerJamaica ObserverThe Onion’s A/V Club, and Caribbean Beat Magazine, among dozens of others. She is a great fan of ska, rocksteady, and reggae music and has been invited to lecture at the International Reggae Conference in Kingston, Jamaica where she spoke on women in ska and music of Jamaican independence and the Pop Culture Association Conference in Chicago on the connection between ska and the origins of hip hop. Stay after the talk and enjoy the sounds being spun by a DJ as you try more samples from Burn ‘Em and light bites catered by Shoreline Brewery.

Burn ‘Em Brewing


Lakefront Art Festival

Lakefront Art Festival
@ Washington Park, Michigan City
Saturday, August 15, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
& Sunday August 16, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)

Featuring over 100 fine artists and crafts people from around the country. Artist demonstrations, beachfront food court, and a free children’s activity tent. Proceeds of the festival benefit LCA exhibitions, programs, and education outreach across the region.

Admission: $4 one-day adult admission | $5 two-day pass

LCA Members will receive a 2 day pass: Free
Children under 12, Active military personnel with CACDD1173 card: Free

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Community Art Events

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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