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First Friday

Join us this First Friday, October 7 from 5-8 PM (Central) for the opening reception of two new exhibits by local artists: Makayla Brooks and Yuna Choi’s joint exhibition and Joan Spohrer’s solo show!

“Color as Form and Feeling" is the title of Brooks and Choi’s exhibition and dabbles in abstract art. Both Brooks and Choi are seniors at Indiana University Northwest majoring in fine arts with a focus on painting.

The title of Spohrer’s exhibition is “Coast to Coast,” with artwork inspired by her travels. She began painting after a career as a magazine editor and freelancer, and is a member of the Area Artists Association.

All are welcome to enjoy a free evening out featuring spectacular local art, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and the chance to meet the artists. Our summer blockbuster exhibit, "moniquemeloche presents…" will also be on display for you to view.

Time: 5-8 PM

"moniquemeloche presents…" Free Family Day

Join us at 1 PM (Central) for a free scavenger hunt throughout the moniquemeloche presents… exhibit, free art making and free snacks. All are welcome!

Kids, bring your favorite grown-ups for an afternoon of art at LCA! Spend time in our galleries, grab a scavenger hunt sheet from the front desk, answer all the questions and turn it in to get a prize.

iNiños, traigan a sus adultos favoritos a un día de arte en LCA! Diviértanse explorando el "moniquemeloche presents..." expuesto con una búsqueda de tesoros y acompáñanos para un refrigerio y manualidades. Hablamos español. iTodos son bienvenidos!

Support for this program was provided by Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation.

Time: 1 PM

Contemporary Glass Art Panel: Innovation, Beauty and Healing

In honor of the International Year of Glass 2022, LCA is presenting a panel on contemporary glass art. Hear from experts, including Ken Saunders (Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago) and Pearl Dick (Firebird Community Arts, Chicago) on the history of the Contemporary Glass Art movement, its influence on art and how it is helping individuals and communities heal from trauma. We will also discuss the pieces on loan from glass collector, Bonita Marx, in the exhibition on display, We Are Us: The Human Condition, and how they fit within the exhibition’s theme.

Time: 4 PM

"We Are Us: The Human Condition" Opening Reception

First Friday

Join us on Friday, Nov. 4 from 5-8 PM (Central) for the opening reception of the new exhibition, We Are Us: The Human Condition! Join us for an evening out featuring spectacular art, food, a cash bar and the chance to meet some of the artists featured in the exhibition.

We Are Us: The Human Condition highlights artists’ unique abilities to depict and document the human condition in all its varied forms. Learn more about the exhibition here: https://www.lubeznikcenter.org...

Time: 5-8 PM

Holiday Artisan Market 2022

Lubeznik Center for the Arts' annual Holiday Artisan Market is the place to find unique gifts crafted by local artisans including jewelry, ceramics, wearable art and more! Come celebrate the winter season and support local artists.

"We Are Us: The Human Condition" Curator Gallery Talk

Join our engaging and knowledgeable curator, Lora Fosberg, as she takes you through all of the amazing art pieces of the We Are Us: The Human Condition exhibition! Learn about all of the artists, their artwork, inspiration and process. You can even ask questions and join in on the lively discussion.

Time: 11:30 AM

"We Are Us: The Human Condition" Family Day

Join us at 1 PM (Central) for a free tour of "We Are Us: The Human Condition" and art making!

Kids, bring your favorite grown-ups for a day of art at LCA! Spend time safely in our galleries with our educational docents and join us for free snacks and art making. All are welcome!

iNiños, traigan a sus adultos favoritos a un dia de Arte en LCA! Pasa un tiempo seguro en nuestras galerias de arte con profesores y acompáñanos para un refigerio y manualidades. Hablamos español. iTodos son bienvenidos!

Support for this program was provided by Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation.

Time: 1-3 PM
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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! https://fb.me/e/2HU9RyfJO

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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!