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.

Valentine’s Day for All

FEBRUARY 11-14, 2022: Valentine’s Day is no “Hallmark holiday” on our campus. Instead, you’ll fall in love with quirky, art-infused events and activities.

Maker Faire

JUNE 18, 2022: Our annual artisan, maker, and craft fair – full of handmade treasures and artistic demonstrations, with something sure to please everyone!

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.

Welcome To Fairyville

APRIL 19-23, 2022: The fairies are back and they’re smaller than ever! Welcome to Fairyville alights this April, with most events free.

10th Anniversary Gala

SEPTEMBER 2022: Our annual Nickel Plate Arts Awards, catered dinner, drinks, music, and hands-on arts experiences.

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.

Comic Book in a Day

JANUARY 2023: Illustration and comic book fans! Virtually meet professional comic book artists and participate in comics-inspired activities.