Forging connections in six communities

By creating connections, art has the power to shape—even define—communities. It connects individuals, governments and businesses like nothing else can, and nowhere can this be seen with more clarity than at Nickel Plate Arts. Our organization serves the communities of eastern Hamilton County, from Fishers to Atlanta. To carry out our mission and spirit of collaboration, we also engage with neighboring cities and towns.

Cultural Growth

Nickel Plate Arts focuses on three areas of cultural growth: -Arts community development by integrating visual and performing arts into downtowns, local parks and unexpected places -Artist development by supporting more than 200 professional artists working in the area -Arts awareness by breaking down barriers to the arts for both residents and visitors by taking arts to the people and supporting venues where people can enjoy the arts.

Meet The Nickel Plate Arts Team

Ailithir McGill

Director
amcgill@nickelplatearts.org
317-452-3690

Aili learned how to spin wool, make sausage, manage staff and create great guest experiences during her 11 years at Conner Prairie. She performs improv comedy, raises organic vegetables, and draws nearly every day.

Kristi Rowe

Operations & Partner Coordinator
krowe@nickelplatearts.org
317-452-3690

A former clinical therapist, Kristi calls the arts a mental well-being booster. She enjoys the creative process, DIY projects, training for triathlons and spending time with her two daughters.

Curtis Honeycutt

Communications Manager
choneycutt@nickelplatearts.org
317-452-3690

Curtis is a creative, nerdy type who loves to write. He serves as communications manager for both Nickel Plate Arts and the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce. He loves hanging out in the Downtown Noblesville area with his family.

Our Mission

OUR NICKEL PLATE ARTS CULTIVATES ARTS RESOURCES TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF EVERYONE WHO EXPERIENCES OUR
COMMUNITY.

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Meet Our Board Members

John Scott Foster
Friends of Noblesville Parks

Leslie Gieger
Church Church Hittle + Antrim

Gino Johnson
Peachin Schwartz & Weingardt, P.C.

Brenda Myers
Hamilton County Tourism

Darren Peterson
Peterson Architecture

Bobbi K. Samples
Artist

Katie Thompson
Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf

Jocelyn Vare
Propeller Marketing

Committee Member: Liz Foley-Nelson
Liz Foley Real Estate

Committee Member: Chris Jensen
Lochmueller Group

Meet Our Sponsors

Primary Funder

Hamilton-County-Tourism-logo

Hamilton County Tourism Inc. is a not-for-profit tourism organization accredited by the Destination Marketing Association Program of Destination Marketing Association International. The Hamilton County CVB’s mission is to promote and encourage the development, in Hamilton County, of tourism, conventions, visitors, trade shows, festivals and other special events.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HAMILTON COUNTY TOURISM.

Masterwork-Level Sponsor

Through the Duke Energy Foundation, Duke Energy provides philanthropic support to address the needs of the communities where its customers live and work. The Foundation annually provides more than $30 million in charitable grants, with a focus on three areas: K to career, the environment and community impact.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION.

Premium-Level Sponsors
Indiana Arts Commission
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