What is Nickel Plate Arts?

Art can shape communities to make them stronger and more vibrant. Nickel Plate Arts supports, promotes and provides outstanding arts experiences along the 30-mile historic Nickel Plate Railroad in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton.


Visitors

Art lovers, DIY dabblers, serious patrons and accidental passersby find reasons to return to our historic campus. Why, you ask?

Artists

Raising up artists is part of our mission. If you’re an artist, we can help support you, too. Curious to know how we do it?

Partners

Bringing like-minded arts organizations to the same creative table makes us all stronger. Can we offer you a seat?

Sponsors

Art transforms places. Our corporate sponsors are forward thinkers, making a real difference in their communities. Ready to join them?

Elves’ Night Out: A Date Night for Grown-Ups

Even Santa’s Helpers need a little help sometimes: if you’re worn down by the holiday hustle & bustle, here’s your chance to relax, shop in a cozy environment, and reconnect with your fellow elves! Admission to the event is free, but each couple’s art activity is $10. You can purchase an all-inclusive package for 3 couple’s activities and vouchers for 2 free drinks for $35. Register in advance to make it easy when you come in the door!

  • Each month, we gather information about our Featured Partners  and their upcoming events in one spot so that it’s ...

  • Even Santa’s Helpers need a little help sometimes: if you’re worn down by the holiday hustle & bustle, h...

  • What’s a family holiday season without cookies, milk and holiday art projects? Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces or nep...

  • Nourish your appetite for local culture during First Friday at Nickel Plate Arts! These once-a-month events are packed w...

  • New this year! Looking for something fun to do with the whole family? Stop by on the Second Saturday of each month durin...

“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.”

– Anawanitia –