September 2018 Featured Partner Events

September 2018 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!

 

Meyer Najem Showcase: Sharon Jiskra Brooks’ “Things as They Are”
July 9 – September 28, 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 July – September of 2018, local artist Sharon Jiskra Brooks will be displaying a collection of works in the Meyer-Najem art space. Originally from Chicago, Sharon currently lives in the Geist area and works primarily in oil and acrylic paints. Growing up with a father who was a professional photographer, she was immersed in seeing things through his creative vision. Her paintings embrace the city life and many aspects of rural life that surround her home now. After obtaining a degree in Graphic Design from Ball State University and studying abroad in Europe, Sharon serves as the Marketing Director for international multidisciplinary design firm Selbert Perkins Design. Nickel Plate Arts will host a reception on Friday, July 13 from 6-9pm as part of Fishers’ Arts Crawl. Artwork work will be viewable to the public Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm through the duration of the exhibit. Many of the works will be for sale.
More info: nickelplatearts.org/event/nickel-plate-arts-presents-sharon-jiskra-brooks-at-meyer-najem/

Hamilton County Artists’ Association’s  68th Annual Exhibit
Aug 22-Sept 10, Mon-Thurs: 9-9, Fri: 9-7, Sat: 9-5, Sun: 1-5
Carmel Clay Public Library, 55 4th Ave SE, Carmel
FREE!
HCAA’s 68th Annual Exhibit gives the public an opportunity to view and purchase work created by our Juried Artist members. This year’s theme is Celebrate Art! Included in the exhibit are 2D and 3D mediums, including paintings, wood furniture and vessels, photography, weavings, and textile creations.  The public has the opportunity to vote for their favorite piece in our People’s Choice competition. One wall will feature all the award-winning entrees from the HCAA’s All Our Best exhibit competition. The public is cordially invited to enjoy an afternoon of light refreshments, painting demonstrations, and music during the Sunday afternoon reception on August 26, 2-4.
All work included in the exhibit will be for sale.
Opening Reception: Aug 26, 2-4
More Info: hcaa-in.org

Noblesville Visitor’s Center HCAA Featured Juried Artist Members Revolving Exhibit: Antonio Menendez
September 1-30 , Fri.-Sun. 12-5 p.m.
Noblesville Visitor’s Center, 839 Conner St., Noblesville
FREE!
Each month, Hamilton County Artists’ Association presents an exhibit featuring one of their juried members inside the Noblesville Visitors Center. For the month of August, the exhibit will showcase the artwork of Antonio Menendez.
From the Artist:
“From an eclectic approach I create paintings that exalt the diverse contours of life, representing the sublime of colorful things without overindulgence, and reconciling the inspirational interpretation with the source of its emanation. I received formal education in drawing and painting at an early age in Spain and France. But only later in my life, I returned to painting, experimenting with different painting styles, including expressionism, cubism, and impressionism. At first, I copied the old masters, such as Monet and Degas. But later I developed a more eclectic approach, including abstract painting and representing contemporary social thought, such as post-structuralism and postmodernism. Since 2005 my work has been shown in individual and collective exhibits in Central Indiana.”
More info: hcaa-in.org/hcaa-artist-of-the-month

Art in City Hall: Photographs of the World
September 5-September 28, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fishers City Hall
John Cinnamon and Ann Craig-Cinnamon’s photo exhibit captures the people, iconic places, events and animals from the more than 100 countries they have visited.  You will see gorillas that Dian Fossey studied in Rwanda, animals that helped Darwin create his theory of evolution, landscapes that Lawrence of Arabia traversed, and a church that stands on the site where Jesus was buried.  It’s an adventure that will take you around the world and through many cultures. Prepare yourself to want to travel! An exhibit reception will take place on Friday, September 7, 6-8 p.m.
More info: facebook.com/pg/FishersArt/events

Concerts on the Central Green presented by Meyer Najem
Wednesdays,  12-1 p.m.
Liberty Plaza on the Central Green, Fishers
Free
September 5 – Kelly Isenhower
September 12 – Phil Pierle
September 19 – Doug Henthorn
September 26 – Chad Mills
More info: fishers.in.us/420/Summer-Concerts

Family Art Time
September  5, 12, 19, 26: 11-11:30 a.m.
Caravan Classes Studio
$5
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
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!
More info: 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!
More info: squareup.com/store/caravan-classes/item/preschool-ages

Wednesday Art Classes
September  5, 12, 19, 26
Caravan Classes Studio
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
$15
1:30-2:30 Homeschool Art for ages 6-11
4:00-5:00 After-school Art for ages 6-11
Students will learn about famous artists, and practice techniques using a variety of mediums, as well as skill building. Students will also learn presentation skills and how to positively critique their work and others. On most class days they will complete a project as well as work on something of their choice if there is additional time.
5:00-6:00 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.  Collective exercises in skill building occur frequently at the beginning of each class. Students learn to evaluate their work and set project criteria and goals.
6:30-7:30p.m. Adult Art Class
Students will choose a subject and medium working progressively with instruction along the way.  
More info: email caravanclasses@gmail.com or call 765-557-1969

Celebrate Art! Exhibit
Sept 13- Oct 6, Thurs: 1-3, Fri: 1-4, Sat: 10-4
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville                         
FREE!

Celebrate Art! Exhibit features HCAA Juried Artist members’ artwork in a celebration of fact that in December 2017, the City of Noblesville granted full ownership to the HCAA of the property and historic building known as The Birdie Gallery, the home of the HCAA for many years. This exhibit includes pieces from the HCAA’s 68th Annual Exhibit, and other works by our Juried Artist members in 2D and 3D mediums, including paintings, wood furniture and vessels, photography, weavings, textile creations, and river-themed art, which is in partnership with Hamilton County Tourism and the White River Initiative Project. Stop by and celebrate with us during our Open Studio on September 15th, as we celebrate in partnership with the Noblesville Preservation Alliance’s Historic Home & Gallery Tour.
More info: hcaa-in.org

Art of Improv
September 13, 4-6pm
Caravan Classes Studio, 92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
$15
For Ages 10-14. Have fun while learning the art of improvisation through games and activities. Instructor Gloria Merrell will lead this class, drawing from her experience in theater, music, and performance.
More info: squareup.com/store/caravan-classes/item/art-of-improv-workshop

HCAA & Noblesville Preservation Alliance: Home/Gallery Tour, Open House, Acquisition Celebration
Saturday Sept 15, 10-4
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville
FREE!

Stop by The Birdie Gallery and celebrate with us during our Open Studio on September 15th, as we celebrate the fact that in December 2017, the City of Noblesville granted full ownership to the HCAA of the property and historic building known as The Birdie Gallery, the home of the HCAA for many years. We are also celebrating our new Gift Shop area! We will feature some river-themed art in the exhibit, in partnership with Hamilton County Tourism and the White River Initiative Project. Our Open Studio on September 15th is in partnership with the Noblesville Preservation Alliance’s Historic Home & Gallery Tour.
More info: hcaa-in.org

Manchester Orchestra with special guest Van William
Sept. 21,  8 p.m.
Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive, Fishers, 46038).
$9.23
Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to partner with 92.3 WTTS on two Low Dough shows at the NPD AMP
Tickets can be purchased at www.fishers.in.us/tickets.

White River Sound Harmony Happening
September 22, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran: 8540 E 16th, Indianapolis
Free
Do you LOVE TO SING? White River Sound Chorus, a women’s a Cappella chorus, is hosting Harmony Happening Event guaranteed to help you discover your inner singer!!  You’ll not only learn a bit about a Capella harmony, but you’ll meet great women of all ages. Our 40 member women’s chorus enjoys singing songs from all genre – pop, Broadway, and classic standards.  Join us at this free event and discover how music can change your life! Lunch provided
More info:  whiteriversoundchorus.org

White River Sound Guest Night
September 25, 2018 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran: 8540 E 16th, Indianapolis
Free
Do you LOVE TO SING?  White River Sound Chorus, a women’s a Capella chorus, is hosting a special Guest Night.  We’re looking for women who want to add the joy of music back into their lives. Our 45 member chorus enjoys singing songs from all genre – Pop, Broadway and classic standards – all sung a Capella!  Come visit and enjoy the magic of harmony and friendship.
More info:  whiteriversoundchorus.org
Contact:  Sue Pelley, 317-408-1139 or pelleysue@gmail.com

The Birdie Gallery Drop-In Open Studio Thursdays
Every Thursday, 1-3
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 5th & Cherry St., Noblesville
FREE!
PUBLIC WELCOME, 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

Kristi Rowe
krowe@nickelplatearts.org