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Temerity Youth Fashion Show

LCA & Temerity Presents: Youth Fashion Show hosted by BuddingPreneurs!

Join us with Temerity at Lubeznik Center for the Arts for a Youth Fashion Show. Mix and mingle from 5-6 PM central, the show will begin at 6:15 PM. Enjoy lite bites and cash bar. Get tickets before they sell out!

Time: 5-8 PM Central

"Stitched, Woven and Hooked" Artist Talk

Join us for a talk with the artists of Stitched, Woven and Hooked, and meet Melissa Blount, Laurel Izard, Shaqui Reed and Galina Shevchenko. Listen in on the engaging discussion about the artists and their work, and even ask questions!

Time: 4 PM Central

LOK Young Artist Expo Showcase

First Friday

Join us Friday, June 7 from 5-8 PM (Central) for the opening celebration of the LOK YAE showcase at Lubeznik Center for the Arts!

The evening’s free, family-friendly program will begin at 6 PM. Attendees can browse the exhibition of student artwork and even purchase artwork created by these talented young artists. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available throughout the event.

This exhibition is a showcase of talented youth ages 7 through 18 in all media. The LOK YAE represents artists from LCA’s partnerships with numerous community and regional school partners. The artwork, chosen through individual portfolio review, is an impressive display of the extraordinarily talented youth from across the region. The LOK YAE will be on view in LCA’s NIPSCO Art Education Studios from June 7 through July 12.

Quality artwork of any style and media is welcome for submission. Artwork does not have to be framed or mounted; LCA will do that for you! All artists must schedule a portfolio review before submitting artwork with our Education Director, Nelsy Marcano. This is an informal review that may take place in person or online. All art reviews must be scheduled by Friday, May 3. To schedule your art review contact Nelsy Marcano at or call 219.874.4900.

Time: 5-8 PM

2024 ArtBash: Heroes, Villains & Femme Fatales

🦸Hey cosmic crusader💥 Swap that dull black tie for something more daring and unleash your inner hero, villain, or femme fatale at this year's comic themed ArtBash on Saturday, June 22, 2024!

Join forces with us at Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa as we champion our mission to integrating art, education and community to provide access to finest arts experiences. Your support ensures everyone has access to the arts!

  • Elegant Buffet Dinner - Open Bar - Live & Silent Auction - DJ & Dancing - Program & Paddle Raise - Sweet treats

Time: 5:30 PM Central

Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF)

Join us this summer for our 42nd Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF)! LAF is one of the highlights of summer in Northwest Indiana! Taking place on LCA’s grounds, just steps away from Lake Michigan, LAF connects festivalgoers to our dynamic programming and exhibitions. During this year’s festival, we’ll have all sorts of artists, local food vendors, indoor exhibitions, family activities, demos and a live mural competition. LCA's summer blockbuster exhibition will also be on display inside the Hyndman Gallery.

Artists who have applied will be notified of their acceptance by May 12, 2024.

Time: 10 AM–5 PM Central
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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!

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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 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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