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Art Bash 2021

Virtual Gala: Repaint the Town

Saturday, September 25

6-7 PM (Central)

  • Silent Auction
  • Live Art Demonstrations
  • Entertainment

Art Bash is our largest annual fundraising event, features dancing, delicious food and colorful décor. This annual gala helps us achieve our mission of providing the entire community with access to compelling exhibitions and programs.

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Thanks to our 2021 Event Sponsors!

Sept. 1, 2021

Rodney Lubeznik & Susan Goodman Janet Bloch & Bobby Talamine Rachel & John Saxon

Thank you to our LAF and Gala Sponsors We appreciate your support

Lubeznik Arts Festival

Saturday and Sunday, August 21 - 22, 2021

10 AM - 5 PM (Central)


Saturday: $5.00

Sunday Free Family Day courtesy of McDonald's of LaPorte County

  • 55+ Booths
  • Indoor Exhibitions
  • Local Food Vendors
  • Family Activities

This popular festival held by Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is currently in its 39th year. LAF is one of the highlights of summer in Northwest Indiana. It takes place on LCA’s grounds to connect festivalgoers to the organization’s dynamic programming and exhibitions. LCA’s summer blockbuster Bramson / Indiana / Lake will show works by Phyllis Bramson, Robert Indiana and Mayumi Lake. Sunday, August 22 will be a Free Family Day courtesy of McDonald's of LaPorte County.

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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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First Fridays

Our free First Friday cultural programs take place on the first Friday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 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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