Author: Ailithir McGill

Our latest Annual Report and our Summer Arts Guide is now available!  This issue includes information about our 2016 accomplishments, a look back at the notable milestones during our five years of existence, and great stories about artists and art supporters who make a big...

All are invited to help add whimsy to Hipstoric Downtown Noblesville   Contact: Ailithir McGill, Director: amcgill@nickelplatearts.org   NOBLESVILLE, IN - Nickel Plate Arts invites you to participate in a community art project on May 20th & 21st.  The arts organization will be adding artistic embellishments to the crosswalks...

Each month, we gather information about our Featured Partners  and their upcoming events in one spot so that it's easy for you to see what's coming up.  That spot is right here! Noblesville Visitor's Center Art Exhibit: Thomas Howie April 1-30, Fri.-Sun. 12-5 p.m. Noblesville Visitor's Center FREE! HCAA is sponsoring monthly exhibits...

Conner Prairie is looking for a creative, energetic, outgoing person who is interested in interpreting historic blacksmithing and carpentry techniques in 1836 Prairietown. If you are interested in applying, contact Nathan Allen a allen@connerprairie.org or call 317-776-6000 x 276....

  LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR, SPRING, 2017 Well, I’m finally doing it. I’m taking my own advice. After almost five years of cheerleading for artists, of gently pushing back when someone says they’re not artistic, of insisting that everyone has something beautiful and creative to contribute to the...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist Lesley Haflich will be the featured artist at the Speedway Center for the Arts for the months of March and April.  Haflich won the Nickel Plate Arts Artist of the year award in 2016 and has been featured in many...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist John Reynolds announces a new gallery connection.  Reynolds, who  carves small figurines and makes jewelry in addition to creating his award-winning oil paintings, is bringing some of his creations to Avalon Jewelry and Pens in Zionsville.  You can browse the...

Noblesville Visitor's Center Art Exhibit: Thomas Howie April 1-30, Fri.-Sun. 12-5 p.m. Noblesville Visitor's Center FREE! HCAA is sponsoring monthly exhibits of selected member's work to be on display at the Noblesville Visitors Center. Thomas Howie is the featured artist for April. Tomas started drawing and painting before 10,...

When you become a member of Nickel Plate Arts, you are doing more than signing up for our mailing list and getting a cool window cling: you're investing in everything that we are. As we started the new year, we analyzed our revenue streams in an...

Our November exhibit celebrates the Indiana Bicentennial with the best 2-d and 3-d works by some of Indiana's top artists.   We invited Lindsey Lord, Public Art & Art Services Coordinator for the Indianapolis Arts Council, to help us judge our show.  Together, we selected three works...