Author: Ailithir McGill

Eric moved back to Central Indiana from Washington, DC with his wife to be an American Sign Language interpreter.  The couple had plans to buy a tiny house to help pay down debt and have settled into the renovated garage behind his father Leroy's home. ...

Our 2018 Summer Arts Guide - which includes our Annual Report - is now available! Click here to read the electronic version:                 If you'd like to have a copy mailed to you, become a member today!...

Noblesville resident, early-learning advocate, and Nickel Plate Arts member Philip Mott interviewed Executive Director Aili McGill about her new children's book, about Nickel Plate Arts and the important role that the arts can play in education for children and adults! Click here to see the entire...

Looking for a way to support you local arts community?  Why not volunteer?! Each month, we need the help of talented, fun-loving people like you to support all of the amazing things going on in our arts community!  Here are the volunteer opportunities that are coming...

By Casey Kenley Say you visit a gallery or art fair and are drawn to a certain artist’s style and work. You get a chance to meet the artist. You chat about the person’s craft, inspiration and background. None of the pieces you see is “just...

By Ailithir McGill - Nickel Plate Arts Director and April Showcase Artist After two years of work, four all-nighters between Christmas and mid January, a lot of stress on my relationships, and two months of back & forth with the printer, my children's book is finally...

The Fairy House Contest is back for 2018! Fairyville's population is BOOMING and there's a fairy housing shortage! Help homeless fairies by becoming a fairy architect and building the best house possible. We are looking for artists, individuals, organizations, and companies to build fairy houses to display...

The Indiana Arts Commission wants to remind you about the Individual Advancement Program (IAP), which provides support to artists in their career development projects. Grantees must plan a project, or phase of a project, which can be realized within the requested budget and completed within the proposed...

Our next issue of Arts Guide is heading to member's mailboxes! Get a sneak-peek by perusing the digital version here.  Just click on the image below: ...

Hamilton East Public Library seeks an energetic, creative, people-person to manage Ignite Studio at HEPL, the unique makerspace housed in the Fishers Library.  This is a full-time, salaried position with supervisory responsibilities that requires someone comfortable overseeing art projects, creative technology, and community partners.  Starting...