6 Upcoming Events with Tag: Concerts415 past events with this tag
May 4, 2017
May's First Thursday- full listing
5pm to 9pm @
Downtown and the Ball State University campus
The Atrium Gallery
Arts and Journalism Building, 1st floor, Ball State University campus
BFA Exhibition for Spring 2017: There will be a closing reception from 4-6pm on First Thursday for the “Spring 2017 BFA Exhibition” at The Atrium Gallery. The students and their areas of specialization are Canaan Gootee (Sculpture), Cristin Amber Drake (Metals), Noelle Wiegand (Glass), Lexi Musselman (Painting), Finley Norris (Drawing), Clayton Burns (Glass), Sarah Lassiter (Photography & Intermedia Arts), Alyssa Bruss (Photography & Intermedia Arts). Free admission.
500 S. Walnut St.
Ball State University’s “FCS 403” class will present "Spring Into Art" activities for kids and live music at Canan Commons. Bouncehouse, face painting, chalk art, and fun house mirror photo ops will be part of the festivities.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts
520 E. Main
Join Cornerstone Center for Arts for First Thursday on May 4, 2017 for an opening reception and art show featuring the art of Leon Crosby. The show titled “Synesthesia,” which means to see sound in color, is an exploration of art as a representation of musical expression.
Each vibrant painting in the collection was inspired by a piece of music and captures the feelings emoted by that particular song. Using techniques incorporating watercolor, gradients, and multiple stylings Crosby created colorful emotions that spur the imagination. To allow the viewer to appreciate the symbiosis of the artwork paired with song, QR codes and headphones will be available the evening of the opening allowing participants to experience the musical inspiration of each painting using just their cell phone and QR scanner. The opening reception will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Cornerstone Art Gallery on the second floor of Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The show will be on display and open to the public throughout the month of May.
Crosby, a visual arts instructor at Cornerstone, was born in Toledo, Ohio and started his journey in art at a young age. His biggest inspirations come from Japanese art, American graffiti, and comic book graphics. He has received both formal and informal instruction from the Toledo Museum of Art and the University of Toledo and regularly displays and sells his art throughout the Muncie community. In addition to teaching at Cornerstone, Crosby has volunteered his time at Sutton Elementary and has several private lesson students. His passion for art and teaching encourages him to inspire his students to make the world a more beautiful place.
Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co.
224 E. Main
Gordy’s will host an opening reception for “Hammer, Chisel, and Pitch,” a collection of new chase repoussé jewelry by Jan McCune. Artist talk and demonstration at 6:15pm.
Grace Episcopal Church
300 S. Madison
We are pleased to offer a free concert of organ music for the May’s First Thursday downtown event. The concert will be at Grace Episcopal Church beginning at 7:30pm, our doors open at 5pm. The concert will be presented by members of the Muncie Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Among the organists who will be performing will be Ball State University faculty member Rebecca Burkart and several student organists, Peter Douglas, Sunwoo Lee, and Ben Weaver. The concert will feature music from Bach to Pachelbel and John Stanley to Van Denman Thompson. The concert begins at 7:30pm with a reception to follow with time to meet the performers. Grace Episcopal Church is located at the corner of Madison St. and Adams St., just a short walk from the center of downtown.
Mark III Taproom
306 S. Walnut
We're Trying Collective will reveal the design for their mural project "On the Mark, For the City" from 7-9pm. Music by DJ JANNELL.
Moore-Youse Historical Museum
122 E. Washington
The Delaware County Historical Society will debut three new exhibits in the Moore-Youse Home:
Gallery 1 will be an extensive collection of the artwork of Muncie Artist Eugene Mumaw.
Gallery 2 will highlight the 100th Anniversary of the US Entry into World War1 with an exhibit of uniforms, photographs and more.
Gallery 3 will feature needle arts including tatting, embroidery, and crochet, with a wide variety of outstanding needle art from the Historical Society collection.
This is an opportunity to enjoy exhibits of the community's history and meet and talk to museum staff.
Muncie Makes Lab
628 S. Walnut
Muncie Makes Lab will have an opening reception for three new shows:
“Signal Slushie”: A one-night exhibition of time-based media art from students in Ball State University's Intermedia Art 2 course (with instructors Karl Erickson & Maura Jasper from the School of Art). Exhibiting artists include: Lexi Musselman, Nicole Nikas, Hope Kemp, Celina Timmerman, Alex Mikev, Sam Hodolitz, Thomas Williamson, Callie Zimmerman, and Katherine Thomas.
“Nothing to See, Hear: Just S,M,L,XL Data and some Servant,Served,Servo,Server Space” by Richard Tursky, Design Innovation Fellow, College of Architecture and Planning. Tursky asks “Should/can Architecture need to evolve from knowledge about buildings to being about building knowledge (data)?” These projects begin to explore the potentials of architecture and design's roles in the realms of big data and machine learning.
“INTERFACE: Exploring the Rules of Engagement” by Molly Smith, M.Arch student, College of Architecture and Planning. This spatial interface is used to observe and explore how conversations emerge between participants and physical space, with the installation acting as a means for communication. How can architectural methods be employed to act as a mediator between people in public space?
Muncie Public Library
2005 S. High St.
Muncie Public Library will be taking photos of visitors and giving a mini-lesson on Photoshop. This pop-up campaign corresponds to a networking and learning opportunity for adults held on May 9 at the Muncie Public Library Connection Corner.
103 N. High St.
Studio Exhale will have an opening reception for the show “A Moment to Step Away” by Danielle Phelps. As a wife, mother, art educator, and artist, Phelps finds she can escape to her own space and converse with only the canvas. Phelps is influenced by everyday life the most. She notices the little things, finding beauty in nature, praying, and spreading a love of art through teaching her students. Her work tends to be very playful, colorful, whimsical, and sweet. Her hope is that this small body of work enables the viewer to smile, laugh, and feel a sense of joy.
Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
YART is Coming! YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues in several U.S. cities! The Muncie YART is now held at Canan Commons in Downtown, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October.
The Spring 2017 Muncie YART will be held on the same date as the First Thursday Gallery Walk, at Muncie's lovely Downtown park, Canan Commons, on the South Walnut Street roundabout in Downtown Muncie, Indiana, on Thursday, May 4th, from 5-9pm.
This community art sale, with a goal of making art affordable and accessible to everyone, brings together artists and art patrons in a casual and unique setting.
All forms of art are welcome! Art of all kinds, by all kinds of artists! YART encourages interaction between artists and the community, hoping to make art more accessible, especially to those who think they cannot afford to buy art for themselves. To this goal, all YART art will be priced below $40!
Each YART Artist will be present throughout YART to meet the public, discuss their art, handle sales personally, and some artists will be making art LIVE at YART!
The Spring 2017 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of jewelry, clothing, photography, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, the Midwest Writer's Workshop's Poems While You Wait, Mystical Harp, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and so much more!
Fun for all ages - YART is for the whole family!
Miss Moth (Director of the Muncie YART) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership for their generous support! YART is an all-volunteer, no-budget, community event. THANK YOU!
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May 20, 2017
Muncie Makers Market
4pm to 7pm @
Corner of Jackson & Cherry Streets
Old West End - Downtown Muncie
Welcome to the Muncie Makers Market! :) The Market is held weekly on Saturdays from 4-7p, Spring - Fall, outdoors, and features locally grown fresh produce, plants, flowers, eggs, baked goods, canned goods, and a variety of handmade arts and crafts and live entertainment from local growers and makers. As we are focused on alleviating food deserts, the Muncie Makers Market is held in the Old West End, on the corner of Jackson and Cherry Streets (in the parking lot belonging to the Friends Memorial Church), in Downtown Muncie. WE NOW ACCEPT SNAP/EBT. Find us on Facebook!
Jul 8, 2017
Bettye Lavette, presented by Muncie Three Trails Music Series
Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
Bettye Lavette, 3-time Grammy nominee and 2016 winner of Best Soul Blues female artist, will be performing a FREE show at Canan Commons on Saturday, July 8 as part of the 2017 Muncie Three Trails Music Series.
Muncie's own Jennie Devoe will be the special guest opener.
Ms. Lavette, in addition to her Grammy nominations, is also a W.C. Handy award winner, winner of the prestigious Pioneer Award from the Rhythm & Blues Foundation, and winner of numerous awards from the Blues Music Association.
Complete information can be found at www.munciethreetrails.com.
Tags: blues, concerts, soul music Link: http://muncieevents.com/event/4555 Author: Rick Zeigler
Aug 4, 2017
The Earls of Leicester, presented by the Muncie Three Trails Music Series
Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
Bluegrass "supergroup" The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas will be performing a FREE show on Friday, August 4 at Canan Commons as part of the 2017 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The Earls' eponymous debut won the Grammy for Bluegrass Album of the Year, and they have also won many accolades from the International Bluegrass Music Association, including Entertainers of the Year in both 2015 and 2016, instrumental Group of the Year, Album of the Year, Dobro Player of the Year (Jerry Douglas), Male Vocalist of the Year (Shawn Camp), Banjo Player of the Year (Charlie Cushman) and Bass Player of the Year (Barry Bales). Indianpolis' Flatland Harmony Experiement will open the show. Complete information available at www.munciethreetrails.com.
Tags: concerts, country music Link: http://muncieevents.com/event/4556 Author: Rick Zeigler
Aug 26, 2017
Flor De Toloache, presented by the Muncie Three Trails Music Series
Canan Commons, 500 Sout Walnut Street
Latin Grammy nominees Flor De Toloache will be performing a FREE show as part of the 2017 Muncie Three Trails Music Series at Canan Commons on Saturday, August 26. Flor De Toloache, an all-female Mariachi band, are pioneers in updating Mariachi music for contemporary audiences. They have performed on renowned stages throughout the U.S. and Europe, and have had their performances praised by Rolling Stone, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, GQ, and the New Yorker. Full information can be found at www.munciethreetrails.com.
Michael Isla, Latin classical guiatrist, will open the show.
Tags: concerts Link: http://muncieevents.com/event/4557 Author: Rick Zeigler
Sep 23, 2017
Pokey Lafarge in concert, presented by the Muncie Three Trails Music Series
Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
Poley Lafarge, who drew the biggest crowd in the Muncie Three Trails Music Series' history last year, will return to our stage at Canan Commons in 2017 on Saturday, September 23 for another FREE show. Mr. Lafarge records for the leading American roots music label Rounder Records, and he is a two-time winner of Americana Album of the Year. His music is an ecletic mix of early jazz, hot swing, ragtime, country blues, folk, and Americana. The band has garnered praise from everyone from David Letterman to white Stripes' founder Jack White. Full details can be found at www.munciethreetrails.com.
Frank Lee and Allie Burbrink will open.
Tags: acoustic music, blues, concerts, country music, folk music Link: http://muncieevents.com/event/4558 Author: Rick Zeigler