February 2019 Featured Partner Events

February 2019 Featured Partner Events

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!

The Savannah Sipping Society
February 1-17, Fri. & Sat., 8 pm & Sun., 2 pm
The Belfry Theatre
$17 adults, $14, ages 65 & older, $14, ages 12 and younger
Four unique women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by fate….
And an impromptu Happy Hour!
They decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Over the course of six months, filled with laughter, hilarious misadventures, and the occasional liquid refreshment, these middle-aged women successfully bond and find the confidence to jump-start their new lives on the verandah of a Savannah, Georgia home.
Together, they discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment.
Most importantly, they realize it’s never too late to make new “old friends.”
So raise your glass to these strong women and their fierce embrace of life and say “Cheers!” to this joyful and surprisingly touching comedy. Don’t miss this laugh-a-minute comedy from the Jones, Hope & Wooten team.
More info: thebelfrytheatre.com

A Youthful Perspective of Black History in America
February 1-27, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Art Gallery at Fishers City Hall
Free
Fall Creek Junior High School Art & History departments collaborate on this exhibit featuring large self-portrait installation inspired by artist Kehinde Wiley, commissioned to paint former President Obama and his wife, Michelle. Wiley is a modern painter who captures the spirit of his subject matter.
The exhibit will feature historical scenes recreated through the eyes of famous artists, such as Vincent van Gogh.  Finally, be prepared to learn the history of Black America and those who forged this history. Free public reception on February 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
More info: fishersfacebook.com/FishersArt/event

Exhibit of New HCAA Juried Artist Members
Feb. 1- 28, Thurs: 1-3, Fri: 1-4, Sat: 10-4
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville
Free
The Hamilton County Artists’ Association is proud to exhibit the work of its newest Juried Artist members in 2D, 3D, and photography. These Hamilton County artists have applied to the organization and received the required number of votes for the designation of Juried Artist member, a recognition of artistic excellence by their peers.
Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 6:30-7:30
More info: hcaa-in.org

“Loving Large” Exhibit of the HCAA Juried Artist Members
Feb. 1- Mar. 29, Mon-Fri 8-4:30
Noblesville City Hall/South Corridor
16 S 10th St., Noblesville
Free
BIG paintings by our Juried Artist members who LOVE to create in a LARGE style.
More info: hcaa-in.org

Wednesday Art Classes
February 6, 13, 20, 27
Caravan Classes Studio
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
$5-$15
11-11:30 a.m. Family Art Time   
This art time is designed for children ages 2-6 and focuses on creative activities, medium exploration, along with make and take projects. Plan to interact along with children ages 2-3.  Ages 4-6 may wish to participate more independently, although full family interaction is strongly encouraged!
1:30-2:30 p.m. Homeschool Art for ages 6-11
4:00-5:00 p.m. After-school Art for ages 6-11
Students will study art periods & movements and use a variety of mediums to create projects that reflect what they learn. Presentation skills will also be taught along with how to positively critique their work and others.
5:00-6:00 p.m. Teen Art
Students will choose their medium and subject matter working progressively on their work each week until completion receiving tips and technique advice along the way.  Students learn to evaluate their work and set project criteria and goals and will also begin building a portfolio of their best work.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Adult Art Class
All skill levels are invited to choose from a variety of mediums and work progressively on a project of their preference each week, receiving instruction and tips along the way.  Supplies provided.
More info: email caravanclasses@gmail.com or call 765-557-1969, www.facebook.com/CaravanClasses

Art in City Hall Reception: Black History: America
February 8, Mon.-Fri., 6-8 p.m.
The Art Gallery at Fishers City Hall
Free
This public reception features Fall Creek Junior High School Art & History departments who have collaborated on this exhibit to feature large self-portrait installation inspired by artist Kehinde Wiley, commissioned to paint former President Obama and his wife, Michelle. Wiley is a modern painter who captures the spirit of his subject matter. The exhibit will feature historical scenes recreated through the eyes of famous artists, such as Vincent van Gogh.  Finally, be prepared to learn the history of Black America and those who forged this history.
More info: fishersfacebook.com/FishersArt/event

Joel Curtis Second Saturday Showcase Series
Feb 9, 8-10pm
Logan Street Sanctuary
$10 requested donation at the door
Every Second Saturday of the month at 8pm, we welcome diverse entertainers to the LSS stage! In February, we welcome Joel Curtis who grew up on the shore of Lake Michigan. The soundtrack of his childhood featured church hymns, the Prairie Home Companion, folk legends like John Prine and Nanci Griffith, and his dad picking Beatles songs in the next room while Joel fell asleep. He was inspired to pick up an old guitar his uncle had abandoned and teach himself how to play. Check out his website: http://joelcurtis.net/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joel.knoll.9
More Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/916144395245657/

David Harvey and Crew Concert
Feb 10, 2-4pm
Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc.
$10 requested donation at the door
We’re excited to welcome Gibson master luthier David Harvey and friends to Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. (LSS) for some hot picking, heartfelt singing, stories, and historic Gibson instrument show-and-tell!  David is an American bluegrass mandolin player and luthier, responsible for the mandolins, banjos, and dobros produced by Gibson. A show not to be missed!
More info: www.facebook.com/events/2204992396495422/

Valentine Succulent Workshop
Feb 11, 6:30 – 8 pm
Caravan Classes Studio
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
Instructor Tina Clark from Strawtown Garden Gals will show you how to create a small arrangement using a variety of materials, live succulents, and vintage containers and teacups.  
More info: https://squareup.com/store/caravan-classes/item/valentine-succulent-workshop

Scarf Dyeing Techniques
Feb 7, 7-9pm
Caravan Classes Studio
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
Choose between a silk or cotton (infinity) scarf and learn a variety of dyeing techniques. You may also choose to do both. Each scarf takes about one hour.
More info: squareup.com/store/caravan-classes/item/scarf-dyeing-techniques

Third Saturday Comedy Showcase Series
Feb 16, 8pm
Logan Street Sanctuary
$5 suggested donation
Hosted by comedian Josh Eger, LSS is excited to welcome area comedians to the stage for a monthly evening of comedy! You won’t want to miss ‘em! Check back for lineups!
Logan Street Sanctuary (LSS) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) not-for-profit cultural arts organization. At all events, we put out a glass bowl for LSS donations to “keep the lights on.” If you would like to support LSS, go to https://squareup.com/store/LSS/. Without your support, we couldn’t host such great events on the LSS stage! Thank you!
More info: loganstreetsanctuary.org/upcoming-events

Fourth Friday Young Songwriters Series
Feb 22, 7-9pm
Logan Street Sanctuary
$5 requested donation at the door
Our Young Songwriters series occurs on the Fourth Friday of every month, $5 at the door to support youth arts in our community (a $5 donation is available via Square Market but feel free to give more at any time: https://squareup.com/store/LSS). We are very excited to welcome young songwriters to the LSS stage each month for an evening of original music. This series is the brainchild of Gavin Cooley, a Noblesville High School student and singer-songwriter. Come out and support the amazing young talent that Gavin puts together for these special musical evenings!
Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. (LSS) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) not-for-profit cultural arts organization. Without your support, we couldn’t host such great events! Thank you!
https://squareup.com/store/LSS
More info: loganstreetsanctuary.org/upcoming-events

Hamilton County Artists’ Association Presents Understanding Realism Workshop with Rita Spalding
Feb. 22-24
The Birdie Gallery
195 South 5th St., Noblesville
Cost: $325
Understanding realism and how it relates to painting will strengthen your work, whether you paint still life, landscapes, portraits, or abstracts.  How light falls across objects creating atmosphere in two dimensions will be the focus of this two day class. We’ll discuss the importance of a strong value structure, when to edit details out, and when to emphasize them.  The goal of this class is to develop a higher level of visual perception and understanding, which will translate to greater visual strength in your paintings.
More info: hcaa-in.org

2019 The Polk Street Review Book Launch
Feb 23, 6-10pm
Logan Street Sanctuary
Donations Welcome at the door!
Join us for our annual book launch! Our The Polk Street Review theme for 2019 is, “If I Only Knew Then . . . (What I Know Now)”
We think this theme will bring in some great prose, images, song lyrics and poetry submissions for presentation at our 2019 Book Launch! As always, Ribbon Prizes will be awarded for our Merit Award (Best in Book), and 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and (2) Honorable Mentions in our three categories (prose, poetry/song lyrics, images). The complete guidelines and entry form document is available here: The Polk Street Review all-in-one Guidelines & Entry Form. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2018 at midnight.
More info: loganstreetsanctuary.org/the-polk-street-review

Painting Class by HCAA Juried Artist Member Julie Mattson
“Painting in Acrylics”
Feb. 26, Mar. 5, 12, 19, Tue 6–8 p.m., Make-up for weather cancellation, Mar. 26
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville
$60 for four classes
Julie Mattson has a BS in Art and Design from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, AR.  She is currently a Juried Artist Member of the Hamilton County Artists’ Association and exhibits her work in local Hamilton County galleries. “Painting in Acrylics” will focus on the medium of acrylic paint and the characteristics of varieties of paints and the materials employed to create paintings.   Students will be encouraged to experiment and produce original art with acrylics. Open to all skill levels age 15 years and above. Class minimum 3 students/ maximum 12.
Specific information and materials list is available on the HCAA website or by emailing Julie Mattson at jmattson8@comcast.net .
More info: hcaa-in.org

Birdie Gallery Drop-In Open Studio Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-12p.m.
The Birdie Gallery, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville
Free
PUBLIC WELCOME every Wednesday, from novice to experienced! Come with your art supplies and create in the company of others in a fun, relaxing, and supportive atmosphere.  
More info: hcaa-in.org

Asian Grill Revolving HCAA Juried Artist Members’ Exhibit
Year Round
Mon-Thurs: 11-2, 5-9, Fri: 11-2, 5-10, Sat 12-3, 5-10, Sun 12-3, 5-9
Asian Grill, 74 N 9th St, Noblesville
Free
In partnership with the Asian Grill Restaurant, HCAA Juried Artist members exhibit their artwork on a rotating basis. All artwork can be purchased through the HCAA by contacting the artists directly, or by contacting the HCAA at info@hcaa-in.org.
More info: hcaa-in.org

Meyer-Najem Showcase: Craig Mullins and John Dierdorf, “Two Architects/Two Artists”
Jan 11 – March 2019 , Mon.-Fri. 8am – 5pm
Meyer-Najem, 11787 Lantern Road, Fishers, IN 46038
Free
Nickel Plate Arts partner Meyer-Najem has transformed the second story of their beautiful new Fishers building into a bright, modern, open space, perfect for featuring the contemporary works of our local artists. With a passion for supporting the local arts community, Meyer-Najem will host art exhibits viewable to the public from 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. For the months of January – March 2019, Nickel Plate Arts is excited to bring a two-person show to the Meyer-Najem art space. Craig Mullins and John Dierdorf were friends for many years as well as partners in their architecture firm, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf. While Craig is now a retired principal and John a current principal over the firm, both have embarked on creative paths that give them even more shared experiences. “Two Architects/Two Artists” will feature works from both artists, each with their own unique painting style. In addition to a special reception on Friday, January 18th from 6-8pm, arts patrons are invited to view this collection of works during Meyer-Najem’s normal business hours, Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.
More info: Click Here

 

Kristi Rowe
krowe@nickelplatearts.org