Nickel Plate Arts’ Annual Events

We present featured events every year at Nickel Plate Arts in addition to our classes, exhibits and special programs. Check out the activities, get involved as an artist, sponsor an event, or read a review.

Comic Book in a Day

AUGUST 29: Illustration and comic book fans! Meet professional comic book artists, buy art and participate in comics-inspired activities.

Welcome To Fairyville

OCTOBER 7–10: The fairies are back and they’re smaller than ever! Welcome to Fairyville alights this October, with most events free.

Holiday Events

NOV/DEC: The holiday season here offers chances for you to create, shop and revel in the arts, featuring lots of locally made gifts.

8th Anniversary Gala

SEPTEMBER 23: Find out who wins the 2020 Nickel Plate Arts Awards, plus enjoy dinner, drinks, music, and hands-on arts experiences. Join us!

Day of the Dead

NOVEMBER 1: Celebrate Day of the Dead with us! Expect to find storytelling, live music, piñata smashing, traditional crafts and more.

Valentine’s Day for All

FEBRUARY: Valentine’s Day is no “Hallmark holiday” on our campus. Instead, you’ll fall in love with quirky, art-infused events and activities.