January 2020 Featured Partner Events

January 2020 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!

HCAA Partners with Fishers Library
Nov 15-Feb 1, Mon–Thurs 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri–Sat: 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Sun 1:30-5:30 p.m.
The Fishers Public Library, 5 Municipal Dr., Fishers
Free
The Hamilton County Artists’ Association will be exhibiting their work in the new Ignite! Gallery of the Fishers Public Library. The organization is comprised of artists from all over the local county and is honored to be hanging an exhibit entitled “Remember”  in the recently designed Gallery.
More info visit hcaa-in.org 

Happy Babies 
Jan 2, 16, 30, 11 am-12 pm
Caravan Classes Studio, 92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
$10 per child and adult
This class is for babies 2 months – 2 years of ages.
Instructor Emily Crapnell, local mom and educator, leads this class that includes science, signing, crafts, mindfulness, music and social time.
More info & register: Caravan Classes Happy Babies

Dreaming in Color: The Art of Jeannette Parssi
Jan 2-30, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Art Gallery at City Hall, Fishers
Free
Jeanette Pomeroy Parssi says, “Experts tell us that colors stimulate emotions .…” That is what she shares with us through the paintings in her exhibit entitled, “Dreaming in Color.” Her paintings are mostly oil on wrapped canvas. She has been described as an artist who sees the world through “rose-colored” glasses, and that is reflective of this exhibit.
Free public reception on January 10, 6-8 p.m.
More info: FishersArtsCouncil.org or @fishersart 

The Alcove Featured Artist Q1: Gale Sturm
Jan 2-Mar 27, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Alcove at the Art Gallery at City Hall, Fishers
Free
This exhibit by Gale Sturm will feature landscapes, particularly scenes from the Smoky Mountains and the Arizona Desert, to ships on the high seas, riverboats, covered bridges, barns, lighthouses, assorted aircraft, steam locomotives, and anything else that catches his eye.
Free public reception on January 10, 6-8 p.m.
More info: FishersArtsCouncil.org or @fishersart

Acrylic Painting for Beginners (and anyone else!) by Julie Crum: Session 1
Jan 7, 14, 21 & 28, 7-8:30 p.m.
Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 195 S. 5th St., Noblesville
$70/ all 4 classes
Julie Crum, Active Juried Artist member of HCAA and graduate in art from John Brown University will share her love of painting, and particularly acrylic medium, during four classes for beginners ages 14 years and above. She asks participants to bring their existing supplies, brushes, rags, water container, medium sized canvas, and photo or picture for inspiration (no animals or faces)
More info: hcaa-in.org

Community • Education • Arts presents @theroundtable
Jan 7, 6:30-7:30pm
2020Arts-related podcast and short videos interview opportunities, for all of our creative friends! @theroundtable is our Arts-related podcast and short videos series where we discuss the Arts with writers, musicians, and artists of all kinds! All are welcome to sit at our roundtable; our noble knights have no labels, except: Creatives! We often invite some of our online Arts Showcase exhibitors and our NICE and The Polk Street Review participants to @theroundtable, but we also seek participation from folks we haven’t worked with (yet!). Our monthly recording schedule is First Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm, and each episode is usually about 15 minutes long. Podcast Episodes air on Fridays at 4pm, starting in January 2020.Contact info@cearts.org if you are interested in joining us @theroundtable to talk about your arts-related experiences!
More info: cearts.org

Wednesday Art Classes
Wednesdays Jan 8 – May 27
Caravan Classes Studio, 92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
$5-$15 per class
11-11:30 a.m. Family Art Time   
This art time is geared for toddlers – pre-K kiddos and is a 1/2 hr of art exploration and creative play.  We will be working through the alphabet each week and in a variety of artful ways.
1:30-2:30 p.m. Homeschool Art 
4:00-5:00 p.m. After-school Art 
5:00-6:00 p.m. Teen Art
Students will focus on skill building. We will spend each month doing opening exercises and completing projects that will tackle skills needed for specific areas of art.  For instance, the focus for the first month will be on drawing.  Students will learn about the many forms of drawing and begin a sketch book to reflect this as well as taking home final drafts of their work.  Skill categories for the year include painting, weaving, printmaking, clay work, photography, light and shadow, paper mâché, color theory, wire work, beading, and more.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Adult Art Class
Participants will have a choice between working on a guided project each week or working progressively on a project in a medium and subject of their choice.  The guided project for each will will be announced on social media. 
More info & register: squareup.com/store/caravan-classes or call 765-557-1969, @CaravanClasses

LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT Showcase Deadline
Jan 9
Submission form click here

Community • Education • Arts offers an online Arts Showcase exhibit every couple of months, each with its own web page featuring artwork of all kinds! We’re excited to offer opportunities for YOU to submit your original artwork (all mediums), writings (all genres), and songs/instrumentals (videos or MP3s) to our online Arts Showcase and occasional contests. The submission deadline for What’s Love Got to Do With It is January 9.
Use the above link and EMAIL the form with your submission files to info@cearts.org.
More info: cearts.org

Dreaming in Color & The Alcove Featured Artist Reception
Jan 10, 6-8 p.m.
The Art Gallery at City Hall, Fishers
Free
More info: FishersArtsCouncil.org or @fishersart

Call-Out for Juried Members
Jan 17 – deadline for submissions
The Birdie Gallery of HCAA, 195 S. 5th St., Noblesville
$40 application fee
The Hamilton County Artists’ Association creative artists in 2D and 3D mediums to join their organization to become Juried Artist Members. Application deadline is January 17, 2020.  Active members enjoy opportunities to exhibit their work, participation in meetings offering demos of exciting new techniques, and participation in the dynamic Art District of Noblesville. Application and instructions at www.hcaa-in.org/become-a-member 
More info visit hcaa-in.org or contact Sue Payne, president, at curleysuespins@gmail.com, or hcaain@yahoo.com

Side by Side by Sondheim
Jan. 24-Feb. 9, Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m.
Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave, Noblesville
$20 adults, $16 ages 0-12 & 65-100
Get ready to laugh, cry and fall in love with lyrics that are heartbreakingly true and music that captures the soaring emotions of a new generation with “Side by Side by Sondheim.” Simple and unpretentious, this Tony Award-winning musical is a perfect introduction to the work of this contemporary master and a must for diehard fans. In this award-winning revue, some of the most lush, unforgettable songs from this musical theater master are presented in one magical evening. Featuring music from “Company,” “Follies,” “A Little Night Music,” “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Anyone Can Whistle” and “Pacific Overtures,” not to mention the classics written with musical theater giants, Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne and Richard Rodgers, this dazzling array of some of Sondheim’s best-known songs demonstrates his masterful craft and astounding creativity. 
More info visit thebelfrytheatre.com

NobleStories 
Jan 26, 4-6 p.m.
Preservation Hall, 1274 Logan St., Noblesville
Free
A storytelling series from the Noblesville Preservation Alliance, highlighting some of the city’s longtime residents. On Jan 26th, Kurt Meyer will be sharing stories related to “Noblesville Life in the 1890s”. This series will continue the 4th Sunday every other month.
More info: noblesvillepreservation.org

Drop In Art Classes and Workshops
Year Round
Caravan Classes Studio, 92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville In. 46060
Follow Caravan Classes on social media for an updated weekly schedule for drop in hours, open studio times and upcoming workshops, or contact them to plan a private event.
More info: @CaravanClasses or call 765-557-1969

Meyer-Najem Showcase: Jason Kistler
Jan-Mar, Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Meyer-Najem, 11787 Lantern Road, Fishers, IN 46038
Free
Jason Kistler officially opens his travel photography show in Meyer Najem! Over the past 7 years, Jason has experienced an overflow of photographic creativity. This exhibit brings together a selection Kistler’s most celebrated photographs from his travels.
Jan 17, 4-7 p.m. – Please come meet the artist, enjoy special patron discounts on his art, and enjoy light refreshments and wine. All are welcome!
More info visit NickelPlateArts.org

 

Kristi Rowe
krowe@nickelplatearts.org