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Special Events

December First Friday

Join us Friday, December 1, from 5-8 PM Central for a free evening of entertainment and art! Enjoy a performance by Krueger Middle School chorus beginning at 6 PM, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and shopping at our Holiday Artisan Market. In addition to the current exhibit, "Abstraction + Love,", the NIPSCO Art Education Studios will have Area Artist Joel Brussel's "Arguing with the Algorithm” and Social & Learning Institute and Paladin's "Creative Communities" on display.

Time: 5-8 PM Central

Member's Town Hall

Lubeznik Center for the Arts is embarking on our next strategic plan. The goal for the Town Hall is to hear from members of Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

Come tell us what we do well, what you'd like to see more of, or less of, and tell us how we can serve our community better! Come help us plan our future! We can't plan it without you.

Time: 5-6:30 PM Central

Ladies Sip & Shop

Ladies! Join LCA for a day of shopping and FREE mimosas and snacks at our Holiday Artisan Market! Local vendors will be onsite with a "trunk" of special goodies to help you pick the perfect items. LCA members get 10% off their purchases. Guys are welcome too!

Time: 11 AM–4 PM Central

Open Mic Night

First Friday

Time: 5-8 PM

"Abstraction + Love" Family Day

Kids, bring your favorite grown-ups for a day of art at LCA from 1-3 PM! Take a scavenger hunt through our galleries and enjoy art making and free snacks. All are welcome!

¡Niños, traigan a sus adultos favoritos a un día de Arte en LCA! Pasa un tiempo seguro en nuestras galerías de arte con profesores y acompañados para un refrigerio y manualidades. Hablamos español. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

Time: 1-3 PM
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NIPSCO Educational Studios Exhibitions

In our NIPSCO Educational Studios, local artists from around the region exhibit their artwork throughout the year. Each month, you can find different artists' work displayed in the studios. Click the button below to view the upcoming schedule!

View the Schedule

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First Fridays

Our free First Friday cultural programs take place on the first Friday of each month from 5-8 PM. The annual schedule includes everything from exhibition openings to live music to youth dance performances. All events feature free admission, free food and a cash bar. A typical First Friday sees between 150 and 400 visitors of all ages.

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Zine Fest

Zine (zēn) /noun, informal/ - a miniature magazine, typically self published

In partnership with Michigan City Public Library and Calumet Artist Residency, our annual Zine Fest invites over 30 exhibitors from across the Midwest to our largest gallery space. The works and wares of these exhibitors include original zines, comics, buttons and stickers. Visitors can browse the space or listen to original poetry and spoken word in our NIPSCO Art Education Studios. This event is free and open to the public.

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ArtBash Gala

Every June, join us at Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa for our annual ArtBash Gala and help support our mission of integrating art, education and community to provide access to compelling exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary ideas. Your support ensures everyone has access to the arts. The night includes an open bar, dinner, a silent auction, dancing and fun!

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Lubeznik Arts Festival

This popular festival held by Lubeznik Center for the Arts is one of the highlights of summer in Northwest Indiana. It takes place on LCA’s grounds to connect festival-goers to the our dynamic programming and exhibitions. Spend two fun-filled days in the summer with 60+ art vendors, a live mural invitational, indoor exhibitions, family activities, demos, local food vendors and beer and wine!

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Holiday Market

Holiday Artisan Market

During the winter, hundreds of our Gallery Shop items spill into the lobby for our Holiday Artisan Market. Lubeznik Center for the Arts annual Holiday Artisan Market, held from late November to early January, is the place to find unique gifts crafted by local artisans including jewelry, ceramics and wearable art. Come celebrate the winter season and support local artists!

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