10 Years of Nickel Plate Arts

10 Years of Nickel Plate Arts

Nickel Plate Arts celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year! A lot has happened in ten years, including some big, transformational projects alongside slow-and-steady growth. Hamilton County Tourism first incorporated Nickel Plate Arts, Inc. in April, 2012, with the goal of supporting, promoting and providing outstanding arts experiences in the cities and towns along the Nickel Plate railroad. Early that year, the organization offered classes and workshops, along with opportunities for artists and performers to share their work, while renovations were completed on two historic buildings on 8th street in Noblesville. In September, we celebrated the opening of our campus and our first 8 studio artists moved in. Since then, we’ve been systematically growing and expanding our programs, services, and artist network and are constantly on the lookout for new arts resources to cultivate for the benefit of all. 

In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our members, partners and supporters to share their favorite memory or reflect on the impact Nickel Plate Arts has had on our community. 

Our digital content specialist Mari Sandifer created this video reflecting on those first ten years:

Click here to view on mobile.

If you want to find out more about our first 10 years, don’t forget to check out our Annual Report, which you can access by clicking here.

If you know of a person or organization that has had a big impact on the Nickel Plate Arts region and needs some recognition, you should nominate them for a Nickel Plate Arts Award! Nominations are due July 31st and winners will be announced at our Annual Gala.

Speaking of our Gala, we’d love to have you join us for our 10th Anniversary! Tickets are on sale now. Click here to reserve your seat or table!

Ailithir McGill
amcgill@nickelplatearts.org