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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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Peter Aglinskas

Peter Aglinskas
Friday, September 4, 2015
5 - 8 PM (CDT)
Free

Back by popular demand! Recipient of the Chicago Cultural Department’s “Artists International” Award, Peter Aglinskas infuses his music with elements from the contemporary worlds of jazz, funk and rock, with technique firmly rooted in the classical music tradition. Enjoy Peter’s sultry solo guitar stylings, along with light bites, libations and more. Light bites provided by Shoreline Brewery.

 

 

Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays
September 17 | 5 - 7 PM
Free

Reese Ryzewski, author of The Yoga ABCs, will lead a yoga session for kids and their families. Participants will learn relaxation techniques they can use throughout the new school year. Ryzewski’s book is available for purchase in the Gallery Shop for $10. All guests will receive 10% off of Gallery Shop items during the event.

 

 

Dolly Fund Kickoff Party

Dolly Fund Kickoff Party
Saturday, September 26, 2015
5:30 - 8:30 PM (CDT)

RSVP No later than September 11

The Dolly Fund is an art education scholarship initiative by Paul Marshall, in honor of his late wife and former LCA director, Dolly Marshall. Dolly had a life long belief that arts education for children was crucial to their development. In partnership with LCA, The Dolly Marshall Memorial Fund at Lubeznik Center for the Arts was created. On September 26, we hope to raise $50,000. At that sum the fund will become a permanent endowment that will produce an annual income for arts education for children who cannot afford class fees. We invite you to join us on September 26 to help permanently support the ever expanding teaching mission of LCA financially.

The evening will feature the following:

5:30 PM – Wine reception, Hors d’oeuvres, Live Music by the Billy Foster Duo, and Silent Auction

7:00 PM – A brief presentation of Dolly’s life and her love of the arts

7:30 PM – Raise your paddle for Dolly & LCA

RSVP Online

RSVP no later than September 11, 2015. Or you can RSVP by calling 219.874.4900.

If you are unable to attend the event, but would like to donate to the fund, you can do so below.

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Third Thursdays

First Friday
October 2 | 5-8 PM (CDT)
Opening Reception

Free

Join us for the opening reception for Bernard Williams, Edra Soto, and Chris Silva's exhibitions. Bernard Williams: Hard Driving features installations that frame American culture in relation to the automobile, unequal competition, and excessive consumption. Edra Soto: Tropicalamerican features a series of flags and chairs that are made by applying traditional crafting techniques to untraditional formats. Chris Silva: Human Mess features an array of mixed media work. Interact with the artists and enjoy light bites catered by Shoreline Brewery. To learn more about these exhibits, visit our upcoming exhibits page by clicking here

 

 

First Friday
November 6 | 5-8 PM
"She's Not There"

Free

She's Not There," by Jerry Holt, is a fanciful treatment of the Belle Gunness story that reunites the ensemble company that has performed Holt's local history plays at LCA for the past four years. Returning favorites Steve Becker and Glenn Silver will be joined by Northwest Indiana Stage Legend Kali Rasala-- and LCA's own Sarah Dwight. 

The two-act play is set in 1932, in the early years of the Great Depression.  Although the infamous LaPorte serial killer Belle Gunness has been officially dead since 1908, there have been plenty of "sightings" to indicate that the Gunness may have escaped the fire that supposedly killed her.  At least, that is what hotel proprietor Cletus Snee believes with all his heart.  As for his young and frustrated wife Bathsheba--Not So Much.  The stage is set for these explosive elements:  A blizzard.  A mysterious female visitor who may be Belle herself.  And finally--the appearance of a young J. Edgar Hoover, scouring Indiana for Depression-day outlaws--who will wind up employing a very unusual method to try to determine if Belle Gunness lives! Enjoy light bites catered by Shoreline Brewery.

 


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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