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Arts & Museums
Minnetrista has a museum, expansive sculpture gardens and a cultural center. Walk through the Wishing Well, Oakhurst, Colonnade, Rose and Children's Gardens and discover contemporary and thought-provoking sculptures. Explore a historic mansion, then head to the museum to study the family life, entertainment industry and local history of Indiana. This center is the site of four major annual festivals.
Founded in 1954, the Hett Art Gallery and Museum commemorates the Modern Spiritualist Movement that took place in the country in the late 19th Century. It features artifacts and memorabilia of the Camp Chesterfield community that is steeped in over a century of history. On display are portraits, photographs, artwork and documents that give an insight into one of the pioneering establishments of its kind. There are also rooms for meditation and seminars.
Since 1983, the Orchard Gallery is dedicated completely providing the artists a stage to showcase their creation and earn their livelihood thereby. There is always a resident artist present through the gallery's working hours to help you to solve your queries and guide you into purchasing the correct art piece. The gallery holds several art exhibitions through the year, largely showcasing the work of local artists. The kind of art displayed is clay-work, jewelry, painting, fabric, photography, wood working and sculpture. The recognized names that have displayed their work here are Ales Pancner, Paula Crill, Suzi Emley and Renata Pancner.
The Hamilton County Art Center is the epicenter of the art & cultural scene in Noblesville. This center welcomes emerging and established artists who can showcase their works, get recognized and network with each other. The Birdie Gallery within pays homage to a number of visual arts spanning across sculptures, paintings and ceramics. Enroll in one of their art workshops or pick up a souvenir on the way home.
With over 24 years experience and a degree in Fine Arts, James Jur is the owner of this gallery. He is famed for his wood sculpture. Artisan Gallery And Custom Framing is situated in Morris Building at Broadway plaza. The products of Midwest regional artists are showcased and sold here. A tasteful atmosphere is maintained at this gallery and the products sold here are known for their quality.
The Castle Gallery was built in the early 1900s, as a wedding memorabilia for B. Paul Mossman. This place achieved the distinction of being recognized as a historical monument in the National register. It was later refurbished in 1995, and has since being serving as a gallery where renowned artists showcase their art work. It holds event featuring paintings in panoramic locations. The gallery also plays host to art exhibitions and exhibits works by Andrea Bojrab, Carolyn Fehsenfeld, Dennis J Wojkiewicz, Jane Meredith and Rick Wilson etc. Browse through the website for a complete schedule of the events. Call ahead and fix an appointment if you're planning a visit on Saturdays.
The Historical Center was founded in the early 1920s, with a minimal collection of historical items. Till date it has a stocked a collection of over 20,000 items that put light on the defining moments in Fort Wayne's historical past. The aim is to create an awareness of the history and heritage of the city. The Center over the years, has played host to special events and also hold lectures and talks. Rental facilities are available as well.
For 9 years art classes were going on and the museum was organized from it. Theodore Thieme donated 10 paintings in 1921 and thats how the museum got started. Although this museum is small it's educational. Its great for kids who learn history, and due to its small size get over with it before it starts boring them. The museum has also got shopping to offer, with books, jewellery and art work for sale.
Science Central is a fun place for adults and kids alike. The center has unique exhibits related to science, technology, engineering and math.
Founded in 1984, the gallery provides picture framing to your art piece. Frames that suit your taste are available and their manufactures are renowned names like Bella, Engelsen, Roma, Larson Juhi, Engelsen and Nielsen. To improve the decor of your houses or offices get your art wares framed here. Those who use the service of this gallery include photographers, interior decorators and restaurants. Pictures of landscapes, figurative paintings, abstract paintings, potraits of Gods all are tastefully and artistically framed.
The Fulton County Historical Society in Rochester is a break from the other staid museums as this one has actual reenactments of Pioneer Life before the Settlers arrived. A living Village called Loyal delights families and children who enjoy the interactive experience brought to life by simulations of windmills, log cabins, stagecoaches, taverns, round barns, chicken houses, blacksmith shops and more. The Trail of Courage Living History Festival is one of the biggest annual events that takes place here so check website for more details on those.
Bored of your usual hang-out and entertainment options? Visit the Evan Lurie Fine Art Gallery and get acquainted with different forms of art. If you have less or no knowledge about art, you need not worry, the friendly staff is always eager and ready to guide visitors. As a part of its endeavor, to promote art and creativity, it showcases works of nouveau artists, thereby giving them a chance and a platform to display their unique style in the art world. You can also avail of art consulting services offered by Evan Lurie Fine Art Gallery. The space is also available for private events and functions. Call ahead for more details.