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Oct 6, 2016

Thursday

Mar 2, 2017

Thursday

  • Art from the 82nd Student Show, The Atrium Gallery, Ball State University Abby Wagner, My Cup Runneth Over, Forever Young Children's Boutique Scott Anderson, New Normal, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Kim Anderson, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Eugene Boyd pottery, Made in Muncie Tom Walker at Madjax Eugene Mumaw posters and playbills at Muncie Civic Theatre Maring-Hunt Community Gardens project at Muncie Makes Lab Daniel Ragsdale Combs, On the Rocks, at Savage's Alehouse Kim Shawger and Robert Dirden, Studio Exhale March's First Thursday (full listing) 5pm to 8pm @ Multiple locations
    Art from the 82nd Student Show, The Atrium Gallery, Ball State University Art from the 82nd Student Show, The Atrium Gallery, Ball State University Abby Wagner, My Cup Runneth Over, Forever Young Children's Boutique Abby Wagner, My Cup Runneth Over, Forever Young Children's Boutique Scott Anderson, New Normal, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Scott Anderson, New Normal, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Kim Anderson, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Kim Anderson, Gordy Fine Art and Framing Eugene Boyd pottery, Made in Muncie Eugene Boyd pottery, Made in Muncie Tom Walker at Madjax Tom Walker at Madjax Eugene Mumaw posters and playbills at Muncie Civic Theatre Eugene Mumaw posters and playbills at Muncie Civic Theatre Maring-Hunt Community Gardens project at Muncie Makes Lab Maring-Hunt Community Gardens project at Muncie Makes Lab Daniel Ragsdale Combs, On the Rocks, at Savage's Alehouse Daniel Ragsdale Combs, On the Rocks, at Savage's Alehouse Kim Shawger and Robert Dirden, Studio Exhale Kim Shawger and Robert Dirden, Studio Exhale

    The Atrium Gallery
    Arts and Journalism Building, 1st floor, Ball State University campus

    The Atrium Gallery will hold extended hours from 5-8pm for visitors to view the 82nd Annual Student Show. MITS Buses run from downtown Muncie to the university campus until 9 PM.  

    Each year since 1935, the School of Art in the College of Fine Arts at Ball State University has hosted an exhibition of its students’ artwork. In more recent years, in order for our students to have an experience more resembling that of a practicing professional artist, an external juror actively practicing in a field of art has been employed to adjudicate and make all decisions regarding acceptance of artwork(s) into the exhibition, and for making all decisions regarding which art pieces will be further recognized in the form of monetary awards.

    For the exhibition, there will be an award of $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place, and $150 for 3rd place. In addition, each area listed below will see a student artwork be recognized with an area cash award of $100 as specified by the external juror. Three additional artworks will be selected by the juror to receive awards, but the awards are sponsored by the Muncie Art Student League, an organization founded in 1886 by community members, who have contributed to the awards program since the student show’s beginnings in 1935. Another award is the Dean’s Purchase Award from Robert Kvam, Dean, College of Fine Arts.

    The School of Art boasts a population of 500 students, with the predominant majority of those being students pursuing the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. The BFA is the professional undergraduate degree in studio art whose areas of study in the school specifically are: animation, ceramics, drawing, glass, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture intermedia/video and time-based art, and Visual Communications (Graphic design). In addition, a representative selection from Foundations/Core courses (Introductory Drawing, Design, and Computer Art) is recognized; an award is given to one of these students who are just beginning their studies in any particular school degree area (BFA, or otherwise). For more program information, please visit our website at http://bsu.edu/art/undergradprograms.

    The Ball State University 82nd Annual Student Art Show opening reception takes place on the evening of Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 6 PM to 8 PM with the awards presentations being at 7:00 PM.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts, in partnership with PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union, will host a brand new art show from 5:30 to 8 PM. The show, entitled the “Cornerstone Center for the Arts and PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Young Artist Exhibition,” will feature the 2D and 3D artwork of students in kindergarten through twelfth grades living in Delaware County.

    Artwork will be on display in four grade categories: kindergarten-second, third-fifth, sixth-eighth, and ninth-twelfth. A group of community judges will award prizes for the top three artists in each category. Winners will be announced at 6:30 PM during the reception on March 2 in conjunction with March’s First Thursday. Students and families, along with the rest of the community, are invited to attend the opening to view the artwork, enjoy refreshments, and check out the winning artwork.

    More information about the “Young Artist Exhibition,” including submission forms, guidelines, and rules is available online at youngartistexhibition.com or by calling Cornerstone at 765-281-9503. 

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique
    125 E. Charles

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique will feature the work of guest artist Abby Wagner, who will also be doing a live painting at the shop from 5-7 PM. Wagner is a local artist from Selma Indiana who has a passion for painting in watercolor. Her current show is “My Cup Runneth Over,” which consists of beautifully painted pictures of tea and coffee cups.  The store will also

    be having a 10% off sale on all new spring apparel, with extended hours until 7 PM.

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co.
    224 E. Main

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. will celebrate First Thursday March 2nd from 5 – 8 pm with an opening reception for Disintegration – Propagation, an exhibition of new ceramic work by Kim Anderson and new paintings and drawings by Scott Anderson. The artists will speak briefly about their work at 6:15 PM. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. The exhibit remains on view through April 1, 2017. 

    Both Kim and Scott Anderson are Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. represented artists with long histories of addressing the impacts of egoism on the natural and political orders that govern the human experience. Though their preferred mediums and methods of expression differ, the artists’ most recent bodies of work are similarly informed by the imbalance of growth and decay in today’s world. Disintegration – Propagation explores that imbalance though the mixed media paintings and drawings by Scott Anderson and the three-dimensional ceramic sculptures by Kim Anderson.

    Kim Anderson is currently the Director of Visual Arts at Arts Place. She holds a BA with an emphasis in Ceramics from the University of California in Pennsylvania, a BFA in Ceramics from West Virginia University, and an MFA in Ceramics from Wichita State University. Previously, she’s held teaching positions at the Indianapolis Art Center for 13 years and the Art Department at Ball State University for 11 years. She is a previous recipient of the Individual Artist Grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.

    Scott Anderson was born in Lubbock Texas in 1959. He received his BFA from Texas Tech University in 1982 and his MFA from West Virginia University in 1993, both degrees with an emphasis in painting. He is currently a Professor at Ball State University teaching undergraduate and graduate levels of Painting and Drawing where he has received numerous Arts Education awards. Throughout the past thirty years, Mr. Anderson has exhibited paintings professionally in galleries and museums as well as national and regional juried exhibitions.

    Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company promotes talented artists and offers expert design and craftsmanship for framing and displaying treasured family possessions and works of art. Disintegration – Propagation may also be viewed through Saturday, April 1, 2017 during regular business hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm. Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company is located at 224 East Main Street, next door to Muncie Civic Theatre.  For more information, visit www.gordyframing.com or call 765-284-8422.

    Grace Episcopal Church
    300 S. Madison

    Grace Episcopal Church will host a choral concert performance entitled “Let Our Voices Be Heard.” The Grace Choral Scholars, a group of students from Ball State University’s School of Music, will be performing work by Alessandro Scarlatti, W.A. Mozart, G.F. Handel, and many more composers. There will be solos, duets, trios, and quartets. The Grace Choral Scholars are Lauren Anthony (soprano), Kendall Anvoots (soprano), James Best (baritone), and Peter Douglas (baritone and organist). The concert begins at 7:30 PM and the Art Gallery opens at 5 PM.

    Made in Muncie
    313 S. Walnut

    Made in Muncie Pottery will be having an opening reception for "Eugene Boyd Pottery" from 5-8 PM. Works of wheel-thrown vessels will be on display throughout the month of March. Boyd is a Muncie native and teaches pottery at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. His passion for clay is apparent in his work along with anyone he talks to about the medium. Join us for First Thursday in DWNTWN Muncie for our opening reception at the studio, 313 S Walnut St.

    Madjax Muncie
    628 S. Walnut

    Madjax will feature letterpress work by Tom Walker, who has spent over 20 years designing professionally, teaching for universities, and exploring art and design in a body of personal creative work. Book Arts Collaborative will have a press inked up, allowing visitors to pull their own print and Tribune Showprint will be giving tours and press demonstrations. Guardian Brewery will also be selling pints of beer throughout the evening.

    Muncie Civic Theatre
    216 E. Main

    Muncie Civic Theatre will be presenting a historic showing of Eugene Mumaw's works curated by Jim Waechter and Mike Mavis of the Delaware County Historical Society, with the help of Gordy Fine Art & Framing. Mumaw was the artist behind every Muncie Civic show poster and playbill cover from the 1970s all the way into the 2000s. His work has adorned the theater's walls for decades and now will be put into the spotlight through this special showing.

    Muncie Makes Lab
    628 S. Walnut

    First Floor
    Ball State Architecture students are partnering with Maring-Hunt Public Library to expand the impact of the existing Maring-Hunt Community Gardens. They are working on a project that will include built pavilions that can work as shade and shelter for gardeners, community gathering spaces, a market, community kitchen, educational outreach to the library and Southview Elementary, as well as various other outdoor play and experiential elements. Come view the work and process of the team developing a master plan for the entire site, and construction will be completed in phases over the next several semesters. Students have met with many community members, and have had very productive collaborations with gardeners, library members, and neighbors.

    Savage's Ale House (21+)
    127 N. High

    Savage’s will feature Daniel Ragsdale Combs’s show entitled “How Do We Define Ourselves?” The show focuses mainly on his recent creative portraits ranging in media from graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, acrylics, and oils. Combs states: “I work in traditional materials because I enjoy the feel and smell of the more natural materials. During the creative process, the material speaks to me, there is an intense and personal communication that happens. Most of my work questions who we are as a society and how we relate to our personal beliefs.”

    Studio Exhale
    103 N. High St.

    Join Studio Exhale from 5-8 PM for an opening reception of “Beauty Through the Lens,” featuring the photographs of Kip Shawger and makeup artist Robert E. Dirden. This unique photographic exhibit of two artists highlights different styles of makeup and body art. Dirden and Shawger have been working together for a decade perfecting their craft.  Dirden is a Professor of Theater at Ball State University and produces several major stage productions at the university and the Muncie community throughout the year. Shawger has been teaching at Ball State for over 40 years as a theatrical designer.

May 4, 2017

Thursday

  • Synesthesia - May First Thursday 5pm to 8pm @ Cornerstone Center for the Arts 2nd Floor, Cornerstone Art Gallery 520 E Main, Muncie, IN 47305

    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.

    Leon, 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, Leon 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.

    For more information about the show call Cornerstone’s Department of Education & Communication at 765-281-9503, ext. 23. 

Jul 6, 2017

Thursday

Oct 5, 2017

Thursday

May 3, 2018

Thursday

  • Brink of Summer Artswalk, sponsored by Downtown Development, , the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., and the School of Art at Ball State University Brink of Summer Artswalk, sponsored by Downtown Development, , the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., and the School of Art at Ball State University Brink of Summer Artswalk, sponsored by Downtown Development, , the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., and the School of Art at Ball State University Kaiti Sullivan, Gindhart's One Year Anniversary, Madjax, 2nd floor Pawnee Readymade Frames, Gordy Fine Art and Framing “A Night with Vonnegut: An Interactive Multi-Media Exhibit, “Glue and Scissors Beyond I CAN, Madjax Tipsy Turvey Pubcakes, Madjax Virtual Reality from the IDIA Lab, Muncie Makes Lab Melissa Livermore, Jannell Summers, Tres Amigos Beer Release, Thr3e Wisemen YART, Canan Commons YART, Canan Commons Brink of Summer Artswalk (May's First Thursday): full listing 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie, Ball State University campus
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    The Brink of Summer Artswalk!

    There is so much going on DWNTWN during the First Thursday Gallery Walk in May, we decided it needed its own name! Artswalk is sponsored by Downtown Development, the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., and the School of Art at Ball State University. Join us from 5pm-8pm on May 3rd for the following events:

    The Atrium Gallery
    Arts and Journalism Building, 1st floor, Ball State University campus

    The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to present the fourth in our spring series of four Senior capstone exhibitions for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience in the School of Art.

    This fourth exhibition is open for viewing from May 1st – 5th. The opening reception is Thursday May 3rd from 4-6 pm. The gallery will have Extended Hours on May 3rd for First Thursday art events in downtown Muncie, until 8 PM.

    The Atrium Gallery is located adjacent to the Atrium Food Court on the First Floor of the Art & Journalism Building. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.

    Book Arts Collaborative (at Madjax)
    514 E. Main

    In conjunction with the “A Night with Vonnegut” exhibit at the Guardian Brewing Co., Book Arts Collaborative will offer visitors the opportunity to print a 3-color commemorative poster featuring a lesser-known quotation from the work of Kurt Vonnegut.

    Canan Commons
    500 S. Walnut St.

    Help us harken warmer weather with Muncie Ballet Studio and BSU Student Dance Association as they join us to teach guests a Maypole dance! Look for the Maypole at Canan Commons.

    Also, YART will be at Canan Commons! See below under “YART” for more details.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main

    Join Cornerstone Center for the Arts on Thursday, May 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm for the opening reception of Generations of New by photographer, Kaiti Sullivan. The exhibition will be held in the Founder’s Room on the second floor of Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Generations of New is a photo project documenting family farms in rural Muncie, Indiana.

    As the number of family owned farms declines, so does the number of journalists documenting them. People living in rural towns account for nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population, many of them underreported or unreported. These generations of families are full of beautiful, untold stories. Kaiti Sullivan photographed these families in attempt to reveal their arduous lifestyles and moments of connection.

    Kaiti is a Senior Photojournalism and Fine Art student at Ball State University. She is the Photo Editor of Ball State’s Daily News and the President of Ball State’s National Press Photographers Association. You can visit her website at www.kaitlynnlouise.com.

    For more information about the show, call Cornerstone’s Department of Education & Communication at 765-281- 9503, ext. 23 or visit cornerstonearts.org.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization with a mission to nurture community connections by providing opportunities for creative expression, educational programs, and events in a historic setting.

    Courtyard Marriott at Horizon Convention Center/ Walnut Street
    601 S. High St.

    Flower Hour, a fundraiser for the Erskin Green Training Center, will be blooming on Walnut St.! Your $20 ticket will score you a beautiful bouquet after visiting each flower distribution location.  You will receive your vase and treated to a reception at the Courtyard Marriot after your adventure.  Tickets are limited to the first 200 and are available at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel and the Horizon Convention Center.

    Dandelions Boutique
    120 S. Walnut St

    Reashea Reed and Lisa Pritchett of Shea's Diamonds & Personal Jeweler will be set up outside of Dandelion’s Boutique selling Sorrelli jewelry, a fun bright collection of antique inspired jewelry, and a new collection of beautiful cuff bracelets that are truly artwork in fashion jewelry. Shea’s carries the following jewelry designers: Frederic Duclos, Andrea Candela, Lafonn, Sorrelli, Charles Garnier, Elle, Artistry, as well as the new collection of Evocateur Style.

    The artist notes: I have spent the past 30 years working in the jewelry business in local stores. I spent the last twelve years at Ashcraft Jewelers before they closed in June. I opened my own business this past October hoping to provide my clients with the same customer service, and style they had come to expect from me. I am now a private jeweler who works with customers on a personal level. I enjoy doing special community events, as well as pop up shops within a local business.  I offer a collection of unique jewelry from different designers. I carry a large collection of affordable jewelry that would be perfect for any special occasion as well as a self purchase. Working with designers like Frederic Duclos who enjoys working with different textures and finishes allows me to have collections that are both stylish and well made. I offer all the services of a traditional jewelry store with the personal service of a private shopper. 

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique
    125 E. Charles

    Forever Young Children's Boutique will host an after hours event during the Brink of Summer Artswalk from 5:00-8:00pm. We will offer new releases, special discounts, treats, and an attendee drawing.

    Gindhart (at Madjax)
    514 E. Jackson St. (2nd floor)

    "ART is Influential" by Debra Gindhart: This is ONE year! Muncie artist Debra Gindhart to celebrate May’s First Thursday at Madjax Muncie, marking one year in the community of makers building. The exhibit will feature aerosol, acrylic, sculpture paintings, assemblage, altered thrift store art, and redirected art techniques, including social commentary messages in paint.. There will be Green Glam Studio jewelry available as well. Come meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments while sipping some wine during the Brink of Spring ArtsWalk reception.

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co.
    224 E. Main

    Pawnee Readymade Frames: On First Thursday May 3rd, Gordy Fine Art and Framing is introducing a new line of readymade frames available in standard sizes for purchase in our store.  Pawnee frames are made 100% from found materials and are packaged and priced to sell-abrate Muncie.  They are inspired by Muncie’s place in American pop-culture.  Sizes include The fierce Robin-size (3 x 5), The Close Encounter (4 x 6), The Middle-towner (5 x 7), The Muncie Timeshare (8 x 10), and Framed and Famous (8 ½ x 11).

    The event is being held along with our Mother’s Day Sale which runs from Saturday April 28 to Saturday May 12.  During the sale Gordy is offering 20% off on all custom framing in time to surprise mothers and graduates with a gift that will last a lifetime.  Our expert frame designers can preserve and transform treasured objects from childhood, school days, motherhood, professional honors, and military service into wall hangings that can be displayed and seen every day.   Remember that Father’s Day is also coming up soon.

    Please join Barbara, Carl, Mark and Rosie on First Thursday, May 3rd from 5 until 8 with food and drink and as always a place to see friends.

    The Guardian Brewing Company (at Madjax)
    514 E. Jackson

    Guarding Brewing Co. will host an opening reception of “A Night with Vonnegut: An Interactive Multi-Media Exhibit” in their all-ages common area. The show is on loan from the Vonnegut Museum and Library and was created by Immersive Learning students at Ball State under the direction of Rai Peterson. Guest speaker Dan Wakefield, author, editor, and personal friend of Vonnegut, will take the stage at 6:00 to give a brief talk. In the taproom (21+), they will feature the art of Dave and Tina Fox, as well as a beer release of Rosewater Golden Ambrosia Saison with hibiscus flowers and rose hips on tap. There will be 100 limited release 22oz bottles available and 10% of Rosewater sales will go to help fund the Vonnegut Museum and Library.

    Kurt Vonnegut is a renowned author, who took an unflinching look at the world, tempered with a satirical eye and sardonic sense of humor. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. He is most famous for his darkly satirical, best-selling novel Slaughterhouse-Five. Come out and celebrate one of Indiana's true treasures!

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.

    Co:Lab (1st floor): “Glue and Scissors "Empowering Women" art show, aimed at connecting the student body and community, and highlighting talented female artists. Art pieces reflecting themes of women's empowerment going above and beyond, challenging conventional ideas, and presenting these ideas in a unique, creative manner will be on exhibit.

    Beyond I CAN (1st floor): Beyond I CAN is a program dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals who have disabilities and gifts through the experience of running their own business, from artistic design and production to marketing and sales. Enhancing the quality of their lives due to self-confidence built on real abilities instead of focusing on their disabilities, the participants experience a natural transition from the world of school to the world of adult living via the Beyond I CAN Gallery and Gift Shop.

    The Beyond I CAN program offers participants the opportunity to learn vocational and life skills that will help them contribute to the community while developing self-respect and the highest level of self-sufficiency. Workers develop an artistically-based line of products they display and market in their gallery and online gift shop. This program serves as a model to mainstream businesses of how individuals with special needs can contribute in the workforce.

    Scratch Disk, Co (1st floor, Public Hall): Join our Video class at MadJax on May 3rd for a Video Show! Refreshments will be provided and Guardian Brewing Company is located in MadJax as well! Each day leading up to the show we will post information about the individual pieces, stay tuned!

    Tipsy Turvey Pubcakes (1st floor): A Ball State University graduate and longtime Muncie resident is the one-person team behind Tipsy Turvey Pubcakes, a small business she started about two years ago that combines her love for craft beer with her love for baking. Turvey makes everything from bread to beer-seasoned crackers using mostly local or state-made brews.

    Banner Clothing Company (1st floor): Banner Clothing Company is an apparel and custom design clothing company specializing in: Graphic Design, Vinyl, Embroidery, and Screen Printing. BCB strives to print on apparel that inspires faith, hope, and love to their clients.

    Live screen printing demonstrating how to use a one-color screen printing press. Customers can purchase a shirt and print on their shirt using a one-color screen printing press.

    The Mocal Collective
    301 S. Walnut St., Ste. 101

    The Mocal Collective is an art show that features a group of creative friends who kept kickin’ it in Muncie after they finished school. These Mocals (an affectionate contraction of “Muncie Local”) work in a variety of mediums and are excited to collaborate on their first gallery show and celebrate their talent together. Come by from 5-8pm to check out the following featured Mocal artists:

    Zach Poor is a graphic designer and amateur type hunter who explores elements of design via photography. His work features found typography from around Muncie and explores analog processes of image creation via film photography.

    Tanesha Tanaé Burrell is a lively creative with an appetite for graphic design. In her art she applies methods of printmaking to explore the complexity of human body language and personality.

    Joshua Westbrook is a human being who is passionate about entering conversations about restoration through the visual mediums of art and design. His work features rare photographic documentation of the pothole portals of Muncie, IN.

    Sam Langdon is an artist who is inspired by nature and the world around her. She allows her imagination to mix with her experiences in nature, and transfer it into mixed media pieces using mediums such as watercolors, white ink, and black india ink.

    Bobby Bennett is an artist who enjoys telling stories through filmmaking, photography, and drawing. He recently fulfilled a dream to visit Iceland where his love of photography led him to try and capture the country’s beauty. He hopes to share some images from the trip, but also his thoughts and experience on photography, making new memories, and learning to enjoy the moment in a new place.

    Muncie Makes Lab
    628 S. Walnut
    Please join the Muncie Makes Lab from 5-8 pm for the following events:

    "To Muncie, With Love" (1st floor): By Breanne Trammell with Alexis Brooks, Danielle Campbell, Brent Cole, Mallory Creekmur, Veronica DeBone, Michael Dorsey, Mickey Higgins, Maura Jasper, Megan Lange, James Lupkin, Rowan Mayo, Summer Moore, Megan Sutton. Visiting artist Breanne Trammell presents a collaborative exhibition/event produced with students and faculty from the School of Art. Featuring letterpress posters, a poetry zine workshop, and community karaoke. Join us for zines, songs, and fun!

    “Year in Review 2” (2nd floor): a collection of work by architecture and landscape architecture students from Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning.

    “Virtual Reality from the IDIA Lab” (2nd floor): Stop by to explore selections from our immersive multiuser virtual environments that use the Oculus Rift Head Mounted Display showcasing our historic simulations and interactive artworks. IDIA Lab staff and faculty will be on hand for questions about how these emerging technologies are being used in the arts, sciences and humanities. IDIA Lab is an interdisciplinary virtual reality and simulation lab at Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning.

    Muncie Music Center
    600 S. Mulberry St.

    The long-awaited line up for this year's Muncie Three Trails Music Series will be announced during the Gallery Walk at Muncie Music Center. Enjoy free food from Downtown Farm Stand while you listen to LIVE music from the Muncie Music Center house band. Be sure to stop by for this first time ever event!  CD packages from all four headliners will be given throughout the evening!

    The Muncie Three Trails Music Series is a non-profit endeavor presented by Muncie Downtown Development Partnership, the Muncie Arts and Culture Council, and Rick Zeigler, series founder and organizer. The series is dedicated to presenting outstanding national recording acts free of charge. Attendees are also encouraged to take advantage of the concert venues’ proximity to Muncie’s downtown and the three beautiful trails that give the series its name: the White River Greenway, Cardinal Greenway, and Muncie Arts and Culture trail. Our hope is that all series attendees will heed our slogan, “Explore the Trails, Enjoy the Music.”

    PlySpace
    608 E. Main

    Muncie Arts and Culture Council will host PlySpace Open Studios at Madjax with current resident artists Melissa Joy Livermore, Nick Witten, and Danielle Joy Graves for First Thursday, May 3rd from 5-8 pm. The artists will be on hand during the reception and available for informal discussion about their personal and collaborative residency projects.

    Studio Exhale
    103 N. High St.

    TV EYE: Art Exhibit by Jannell Summers: Join Studio Exhale on May 3 from 5-6:30pm as we welcome the art of Jannell Summers for our May Arts Walk Reception!

    Thr3e Wisemen Brewing Co.
    625 S. High St.

    Join Thr3 Wisemen for the release of their new beer, “Tres Amigos: Mexican Lager.”

    Tribune Showprint (at Madjax)
    515 E. Main

    Tribune Showprint will be open for First Thursday giving shop tours and will have new items for sale in the retail shop.

    Valhalla  (21+)
    215 S. Walnut

    Valhalla presents “Blues Jam” every Thursday. “Blues Jam” is an open event with sign-up starting at 7pm and music from 8-11pm. Come show us your talent!

    YART
    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 here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October.

    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. The Spring 2018 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the May 2018 Brink of Summer ArtsWalk on Thursday, May 3rd, from 5-9pm. YART will ring the park at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater at the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana.

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town!

    Last YART featured over 100 Artists! 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! This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere. We love kids and there will be lots of fun stuff for them at Canan Commons too!

    The Spring 2018 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, 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, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC from The Shamaniacs and Ripped From the Roots, and so much more!

    Fun for all ages - YART and the First Thursday Gallery Walk are for the whole family!

    Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department for their generous support! :) YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event. THANK YOU!

    Go here to RSVP on our EVENT page on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/208614256534183/?ti=icl

    LIKE Muncie YART on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muncie-Yart/156725934394407

Oct 4, 2018

Thursday

May 2, 2019

Thursday

Oct 3, 2019

Thursday

  • Arts Walk Pumpkin Trail & Glow 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie Walnut St. & Canan Commons

    A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail & Glow features autumnal festivities and celbrates the arts culture in Muncie.  Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft, support vendors at YART, and explore the DWNTWN Community

  • The Fall 2019 Muncie YART 5pm to 8pm @ Canan Commons 500 S. Walnut St

    #YART - A huge Yard Sale for Art held during ArtsWalk on the First Thursday of every May and October in Downtown Muncie! :) All Art under $40! Find us on Facebook for LOTS of event information!

  • Artswalk Kevin Campbell, Asian Collectibles at Brinkman Gallery Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson, Artist Mug Sale at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Beyond I CAN at Madjax, 1st floor Bookarts Collaborative at Madjax, 1st floor Dame Leo at Madjax, 2nd floor Flynnville Train at Canan Commons GindhART at Madjax, 2nd floor Spiral Bound Fine Art at Madjax, 2nd floor Motivate our Minds at Madjax Soup Bowl Fundraiser at Mulberry Street Uniques Muncie Arts and Culture Council, 10th Anniversary Muncie Makers Market, Adams and Walnut Streets Judy Kreiger at Muncie Makes Lab Karen Fisher at Muncie Makes Lab The Pumpkin Trail and Glow The Rhyme and Vibe Shantanu Suman at Savage's Alehouse An Inkling of Self at Twin Archer Derek Radford at Twin Archer Blues Jam at Valhalla Yart at Canan Commons October Artswalk (full listing) 5pm to 9pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Artswalk Artswalk Kevin Campbell, Kevin Campbell, "Waterscapes," at Brinkman Gallery Asian Collectibles at Brinkman Gallery Asian Collectibles at Brinkman Gallery Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson, Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson, "Creative Legacy," at Cornerstone Center for the Arts "Voices," from Forward S.T.E.P.S. Artist Mug Sale at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Artist Mug Sale at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Mark Sawrie at Made in Muncie Beyond I CAN at Madjax, 1st floor Beyond I CAN at Madjax, 1st floor Bookarts Collaborative at Madjax, 1st floor Bookarts Collaborative at Madjax, 1st floor Dame Leo at Madjax, 2nd floor Dame Leo at Madjax, 2nd floor Flynnville Train at Canan Commons Flynnville Train at Canan Commons GindhART at Madjax, 2nd floor GindhART at Madjax, 2nd floor Spiral Bound Fine Art at Madjax, 2nd floor Spiral Bound Fine Art at Madjax, 2nd floor Motivate our Minds at Madjax Motivate our Minds at Madjax Soup Bowl Fundraiser at Mulberry Street Uniques Soup Bowl Fundraiser at Mulberry Street Uniques Muncie Arts and Culture Council, 10th Anniversary Muncie Arts and Culture Council, 10th Anniversary Muncie Makers Market, Adams and Walnut Streets Muncie Makers Market, Adams and Walnut Streets Judy Kreiger at Muncie Makes Lab Judy Kreiger at Muncie Makes Lab Karen Fisher at Muncie Makes Lab Karen Fisher at Muncie Makes Lab The Pumpkin Trail and Glow The Pumpkin Trail and Glow The Rhyme and Vibe The Rhyme and Vibe Shantanu Suman at Savage's Alehouse Shantanu Suman at Savage's Alehouse An Inkling of Self at Twin Archer An Inkling of Self at Twin Archer Derek Radford at Twin Archer Derek Radford at Twin Archer Blues Jam at Valhalla Blues Jam at Valhalla Yart at Canan Commons Yart at Canan Commons

    Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s Departments of Fine Art and Music, present ArtsWalk 2019. ArtsWalk will be held in the streets of DWNTWN Muncie on Oct. 3rd from 5-9 p.m. Please join us for an exceptional evening of art, food and performances.

    In addition to the well-established DWNTWN “First Thursday” art gallery openings, Ball State students and faculty will share a wealth of musical talent and visual artistry, including a pottery throwing demonstration, dance exhibition and an artwork sale. Music will be presented by a variety of Ball State ensemble groups.

    Muncie Symphony Orchestra, sponsored Raymond James and Associates, will perform from 6-7 p.m at the corner of Walnut and Charles St.

    Prime Trust will host a “Soup Crawl” benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank at a variety of DWNTWN and other locally owned restaurants. Tickets are available in advance at all Prime Trust branches and Second Harvest Food Bank.

    Old National Bank and IU Health will sponsor "Just Desserts" a fundraiser benefiting The Muncie Boys and Girls Club. The event will be held at IVY Tech and tickets are available in advance.

    Muncie’s YART 2019 will be held in conjunction with ArtsWalk. This guerrilla art sale, with a goal of making art affordable and accessible to the community, brings together artists and art patrons in a casual and unique setting. YART will be hosted at Canan Commons.

    The Pumpkin Glow and Trail, featuring a Pumpkin Carving Contest and Best Business/Vendor display can be found throughout DWNTWN. Winners will be announced at 8:45pm from the Canan Commons Stage.

    Flynnville Train sponsored by Danner Inc. will take the Canan Commons Stage at 7:00pm.

    All ArtsWalk events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. A full listing of exhibitions, performance times and activities will be available on our website as information is received. Please visit us at downtownmuncie.org.

     

    In addition, please visit the following events held throughout Downtown Muncie:

     

    Brinkman Gallery
    409 S. Walnut
    Brinkman Gallery is featuring a collection of Buddha’s and Asian art along with miniature Art Deco sculpted figurines as well as a miniature animal collection (over 100 pieces) and over 50 unique paperweights, all from Gay Nation's travels in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Also featuring a permanent collection of artist Kevin Campbell’s Waterscapes, meticulously painted water landscapes. At a distance they appear photorealistic, but as you approach the pattern of the waves begins to break down into abstract forms and shapes. Additionally, original DOG portraits that you can't believe are paintings as they are so lifelike, new puzzle pieces, and a section of Sweet Thursday by artist Kevin Campbell. Puzzles range from a single piece to a 730 piece puzzle. Come out and enjoy refreshments from 5-8pm.

    "The puzzle project deals with vague themes: connection, balance, infinity, using a plain and simple image- the jigsaw puzzle. The idea is to create objects that point to the ideas or concepts they represent, as a single puzzle piece inherently states that it is part of something greater."  

    -Kevin Campbell

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main
    Creative Legacy, Featuring the Art of Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson:

    Join Cornerstone Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 3 for the opening reception of Creative Legacy featuring art by Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson. The reception will take place in the Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery on the second floor of Cornerstone from 5 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with October’s ArtsWalk events.

    Leon Crosby and Alex Hanson are a teacher and student duo that have created a vibrant collection of acrylic paintings harnessing their combined passion for urban art. The collection Creative Legacy showcases colorful and illustrative pieces fusing street art styles with traditional and new innovative art techniques.

    Leon Crosby has been teaching at Cornerstone Center for the Arts for nearly six years. He is an active artist in the community and demonstrates a strong passion for creating and teaching alike. Leon creates art incorporating a wide variety of styles. He has specialization in the areas of street and graffiti art, cartooning and animation styles, pop art, and traditional Japanese painting and kanji. Leon is passionate about the Muncie community and works every day to inspire creativity in others and to beautify the town he calls home.

    Alex Hanson is a senior at Monroe Central High School in Farmland, IN. He began taking art classes with Leon at Cornerstone his freshman year of high school. He, like his teacher, has also demonstrated a strong ability and passion for creating art utilizing his love for comic book art and urban arts styles. He describes himself as someone who encourages being different and being true to one’s self.

    Creative Legacy will be on display and open to the public in the Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery throughout the month of October.

    Flynnville Train
    Canan Commons
    This free event will be held at Canan Commons during the Annual Artswalk event. Flynnville Train is an American country rock band and hometown boys. Their self-titled debut album was released on September 11, 2007, and it produced two singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. The band is composed of Brian Flynn (lead vocals), Brent Flynn (lead guitar), Joseph Shreve (bass guitar), and Tommy Bales (drums).

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique
    125 E. Charles
    Come and join us at Forever Young for a fun filled evening at our Fall open house. 15% off entire store. Stop by our Cider stand to enjoy a fresh cup of hot cider while supporting a local non-profit. Happy Fall!

    Forward S.T.E.P.S.
    102 S. Walnut (Ivy Tech Patterson Building Ballroom)
    Forward S.T.E.P.S will host the show “Voices,” which showcases the hard work of Forward S.T.E.P.S. participants through photos and stories. This program, sponsored by Second Harvest Foodbank of East Central Indiana, is designed to provide intentional relationships and build a community of support while participants are guided through five life stages of survival, vulnerable, stable, safe, and thriving.  Come and see the positive growth, development, and supportive community of Forward S.T.E.P.S. and partnerships with Ball State and Ivy Tech faculty and students, as well as our Muncie community members.

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co.
    224 E. Main

    Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company, 224 E. Main Street next door to Muncie Civic Theatre, will have for sale lots of MUGS made by local potters Kim Anderson, Sue Beach, Carol Burt, John Peterson, Marty Price, and Kyle Rees. Everyone needs a mug for their morning brew. These mugs blend together practicality with art. To continue this theme, selfie mugs shots will be available for you to take by yourself or with family and friends. Light refreshments of bars (lemon, heavenly, and fruity) will be served. Greg Pyle and Austin Burton will be in the house providing tunes to make us smile. 5-9 pm.

    Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company promotes talented artists, provides appraisals, and offers expert design and craftsmanship for framing and displaying treasured family possessions and works of art. Business hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm. Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company is located in downtown Muncie, Indiana at 224 East Main Street, next door to Muncie Civic Theatre.  For more information, visit www.gordyframing.com or call 765-284-8422.

    Made in Muncie
    313 S. Walnut

    Double your pleasure, double your fun; it’s two, two, two shows in one!  Mark Sawrie will have two separate and disparate exhibits at Made in Muncie (or MIM) from October 3rd thru the 31st.  In the main gallery will be “…where I ended up”; an exhibit of photographs that honor the sublime and the banal visuals found in Muncie.  In the upstairs gallery will be “rated maRk”; an exhibit of photographs that combine humor and sharp edges; this will include symbolic still-lives, portraits of the psyche and digitally manipulate bodily fluids (also known as semen).  Opening reception will be on October 3rd from 5-8 p.m with a keg provided by The Guardian Brewing Company.

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    The following artists and exhibitors will have work on display at Madjax during ArtsWalk:

    Beyond I CAN
    Beyond I CAN is a creative day services program that creates opportunities and experiences for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities to explore through creative media in a fun, social environment. Stop by during ArtsWalk to view pottery, greeting cards, jewelry, welcome signs, and other gift items created by the program's Artisans.

    Book Arts Collaborative
    Book Arts Collaborative is an immersive learning course and student-managed business under the direction of Dr. Rai Peterson that offers Ball State University and community courses in letterpress printing, book binding, and collaborative opportunities for artist's book making. Students will be on hand to answer questions about the bookbinding process and to display their latest creations. Handmade journals, books, and other items will be for sale.

    Dame Leo
    Dame Leo is having an open studio on the 2nd floor of Madjax. Come meet the artist! Broyles makes mixed media, repurposed “Angry Dame Art”.

    Conservation Tales
    Tom McConnell, Associate Professor at Ball State University, will be at Madjax during ArtsWalk with children's books and samples of original paintings created by Conservation Tales, an immersive learning project that brought together faculty in the Department of Biology and the School of Art, with students in animation, visual communication (graphic design), photography, and elementary education to produce three volumes of children’s books about wildlife conservation featuring manatees, sea turtles, and seahorses. Books and the card game "Manatee Match" will be available for purchase.

    Spiral Bound Fine Art
    Demos at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m.
    Local artist Abigayle Devendorf will hold paint pouring demonstrations at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m. Swipe, flipped cup, and Dutch pour methods will be demonstrated. Art created by Devendorf and earrings by local artist Gail Heiland will be available to buy shortly before and after each demonstration.

    Estopinal
    College of Architecture and Planning (CAP), Ball State University
    Visit the i.M.A.D.E. happening in the courtyard. Come see design-build projects by immersive learning students in Kevin Klinger's ARCH 603 class and bring your ideas! Industry partners: Midwest Metal, Ecovantage Thermally Modified Hardwood, Indiana Hardwood & Lumberman's Association, Madjax, Minnetrista

    Future of Work
    Come see what's going on with the Future of Work initiative at Madjax. Explore and interact with technology being used to create art.

    GindhART @Madjax ArtsWalk
    Local artist and educator Debra Gindhart is addressing Native American Indian Genocide Month during ArtsWalk 2019. Debra will exhibit several pieces of wall art with Anti Columbus and pro Native American Peoples text. The artist's Green Glam Studio jewelry collection will feature buy 2 pairs of earrings get one pair free. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments.

    IDIA Lab
    Ball State University’s IDIA Lab will be showcasing recent immersive virtual reality projects at MadJax Muncie. Wear a VR headset to explore the Apollo 11 mission and the Wright Brother’s bicycle shop amongst other experiences!

    It's a Wood Thing Penturning
    Scott Wood creates pens and other items in his shop using all types of woods and acrylics. Purchase one for yourself or as a gift.

    Motivate Our Minds Celebration in the Garden 5-7p.m.
    You are invited to Madjax to view and celebrate the hard work and progress made over the summer by the students of Motivate our Minds', "We Think It, We Make It" club and community volunteers. Come see photos of finished projects and meet the MOM students who will be working on future projects.

    Jeffery Pearson and Michael Brockley will also be onsite with "Bards on the Run" on the spot typewriter poems.

    Smoke River Pottery
    Stop by Smoke River Pottery to view and purchase unique and functional pieces by artists Spencer Davis and Rachel Stahlke. Mugs, planters, decorative pieces, and more will be on display.

    Ta-JAY's Caribbean Delight
    Visit Ta-JAY's for authentic, mouth-watering Jamaican cuisine. Outdoor seating is available.

    Tribune Showprint
    Tribune Showprint, America's oldest continuously operating print shop, will be open during ArtsWalk with prints, stationery, and other items for sale. Tribune Showprint designs and produces hundreds of made-to-order posters for concerts, sporting events, festivals, and carnivals one letter at a time.

    Mulberry Street Uniques
    105 S. Mulberry
    Mulberry Street Uniques and Mud Creek Pottery: Soup Bowl Fundraiser:
    Mulberry Street Uniques is partnering with Mud Creek Pottery to raise money for “The Soup Kitchen of Muncie”.  For each bowl purchased $5 will be donated. Bowls are $20 or 2 for $35. The bowls are hand thrown stoneware that are microwave and dishwasher safe. Mulberry Street Uniques will have extended hours until 8 p.m. with special discounts on many items in the store.  

    Muncie Arts and Culture Council
    Various locations
    Continuing their year-long 10th anniversary celebration, Muncie Arts & Culture Council invites ArtsWalk attendees to share what drives their passion for the arts! Find MACC representatives throughout downtown all night long for an opportunity to participate!

    Muncie Civic Theatre
    216 E. Main

    Muncie Civic Theatre will be displaying painting by Maude Jennings that will be for sale with proceeds benefiting the Theatre.

    Muncie Makers Market
    Corner of Walnut and Adams
    The Muncie Makers Market is happy to be a part of Muncie’s First Thursday community events, thanks to a kind invitation to take over the sidewalks in front of the Muncie Map Co. at 111 East Adams Street in Downtown Muncie. We are open for First Thursday from 5-8p every month. This month, October, is ArtsWalk and it’s HUGE! First Thursday is a popular local tradition, going many years back, where all sorts of vendors, artists, and entertainers set up throughout all of Downtown Muncie. The Muncie Makers Market is a farmers market with fresh homemade food, locally grown fruit and vegetables, beautiful art, and handmade crafts of all kinds. Come enjoy the evening with us!

    Muncie Makes Lab
    628 S. Walnut
    Nature and Design: Karen Fisher and Judy Kreiger. Works in this show feature paintings and pastels by Karen Fisher. Judy Kreiger will have a collection of drawings, paintings and sculpture pieces. 5-8pm.

    Muncie Map Co.
    111 E. Adams
    Muncie Map Co will be celebrating a year since opening by displaying all custom pieces crafted in our shop, a perfect inspiration for your unique holiday gift.  MMC is also debuting its line of personalizable map designs to bring an array of affordable options suitable for all tastes. 

    Pumpkin Trail and Glow
    Various locations
    Follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie during ArtsWalk. The pumpkin trail will end at Canan Commons with a community Pumpkin Glow and contest. Cash and prizes will be awarded! Winners will be announced from the stage at Canan Commons at 8:45 pm

    Entry age groups
    Ages 8-13 | 14-17 | 18 and up
    Scariest | Funniest | Most Creative | Best Overall

    $100 cash prize will be awarded for the “Best Overall” design in each age group. A gift bag with at least a $50 value will be presented to all age groups in the other three categories provided there are at least 3 participants in each category.

    Downtown Businesses, Soup Crawl Participants and YART Vendors are encouraged to participate in the following three categories and can enter by submitting a registration at downtownmuncie.org/pumpkin glow.

    Most Creative Display | Scariest Display | Most Original Display
    Trophies will be awarded in all 3 categories.

    How to Enter Pumpkin Carving Contest:
    Anyone between the ages of 8 and 80 can enter their *battery lit, carved pumpkin into the Community Pumpkin Glow contest @ Canan Commons. *No actual candles please. Rules are included in the online registration.

    Pre-registration must be complete by Monday October 1st. by filing out a registration online @ downtownmuncie.org/pumpkinglow. After submitting your registration you will receive a number via email for your pumpkin. Arrive to place your pumpkin at Canan Commons between noon-5pm. Judging will be at 8pm. Day of entries will be accepted for display but will not be eligible for prizes.

    The Rhyme & Vibe
    227 S. Walnut St.
    FAITH + ART + RHYMES. LOUD MUSIC WILL BE PLAYED. DOPE ARTISTS WILL PERFORM. PRAISES WILL GO UP AND BLESSINGS WILL COME DOWN. : 9:30pm-midnight.

    Savage's Ale House (21+)
    127 N. High

    Jigyasa (meaning curiosity) — a show by Shantanu Suman, is a selection of type designs created in Devanagari script. The designs exhibited in this show are some of his favorite words that Shantanu learned from the Indian language and literature. While living and working in the US, he likes to recreate these Hindi/Urdu words that are a reminder of his memories from India. Meet the designer from 8:30pm onwards.

    Twin Archer Brewpub (all ages)
    117 W. Charles St.
    Twin Archer will feature two exhibitions for First Thursday:

    An Inkling of Self: An exhibition of dynamic self-portraits created in pen, brush and ink by School of Art students in Intermediate Figure Drawing. Come see the variety of textures and patterns created using white and black ink on grey illustration board. Twin Archer Brewpub is an all ages restaurant and bar that serves craft beer and great food that are made with responsibly sourced ingredients. Come sample some of their homemade soup during the Soup Crawl!

    There will also be an exhibition of work by Derek Radford. Derek is a 1/2 Local Midwest artist specializing in abstract and 3D art , 22 years of age, avid skateboarder ,and trustee on a non profit board that specializes in youth 2/2 and the elderly.

    Valhalla  (21+)
    215 S. Walnut

    Valhalla presents “Blues Jam” every Thursday. “Blues Jam” is an open event with sign-up starting at 7pm and music from 8-11pm. Come show us your talent!

    YART
    Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
    Follow the Pumpkin Trail at ArtsWalk to YART, Muncie’s Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons on Walnut Street, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October. 

    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. The Fall 2019 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the Fall 2019 ArtsWalk on Thursday, October 3rd, from 5-9pm. You can find YART and LIVE music performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater at the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. 

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town! 

    Last YART featured over 100 Artists! 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! This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere. We love kids and there will be lots of fun stuff for them at Canan Commons too! 

    The Fall 2019 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and so much more!

    Fun for all ages - YART and the ArtsWalk are for the whole family!

    Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department for their generous support! :) YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event. THANK YOU!

    LIKE Muncie YART on FaceBook:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muncie-Yart/156725934394407

Oct 1, 2020

Thursday

Oct 7, 2021

Thursday

  • Downtown Development, Pumpkin Trail and Glow Ty Morton's “Following Vincent: From Paris to Provence” at The Fickle Peach Ned Griner, Fall Fest at Madjax Gindhart, Madjax 2nd floor Maria Walker, Muncie Artist Guild's Artist of the Month, various locations The North Church Venue Plyspace Open Studios at Madjax Artswalk (full listing) 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Downtown Development, Pumpkin Trail and Glow Downtown Development, Pumpkin Trail and Glow Ty Morton's “Following Vincent: From Paris to Provence” at The Fickle Peach Ty Morton's “Following Vincent: From Paris to Provence” at The Fickle Peach Ned Griner, Ned Griner, "Jericho", at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co.'s “Muncie Mayor’s Arts Awards Recipients: 13 Visual Artists” Fall Fest at Madjax Fall Fest at Madjax Gindhart, Madjax 2nd floor Gindhart, Madjax 2nd floor "A Priori" at Madjax Maria Walker, Muncie Artist Guild's Artist of the Month, various locations Maria Walker, Muncie Artist Guild's Artist of the Month, various locations The North Church Venue The North Church Venue Plyspace Open Studios at Madjax Plyspace Open Studios at Madjax

    Downtown Development
    A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, music, and culture in Muncie.

    The October ArtsWalk will feature the Pumpkin Trail and Glow (sponsored by The Muncie Delaware County Visitors Bureau), YART, Chalk It Up To Thankfulness Artists (Sponsored by Muncie Delaware Community Foundation), The Jacob Smith Ensemble, Ball State University Studio Jazz, Muncie Ballet Studio, America's Hometown Band Jazz Combo, pop up performances from Spirit of Muncie Marching Band, food trucks, MadJax Studio Artists, The Spirit of Muncie Marching Band (roaming DWNTWN from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm), and the Muncie Delaware County Visitor Bureau Grand Opening.

    Throughout the evening, chalk artists will also be creating their representations of thankfulness on DWNTWN sidewalks as part of "Chalk It Up to Thankfulness!"

    $100 Prizes will be awarded in three age groups for the Pumpkin Glow and Trail Pumpkin Carving contest. Registration must be complete by October 4th. Please follow this link to sign up: downtownmuncie.org/pumpkinglow.

    Visit downtownmuncie.org for a listing of all ArtsWalk events. 

    Parking is available in the Parking Garage located next to the Horizon Convention Center and Courtyard Marriott. Enter west of the hotel off of Liberty Street or south of the roundabout off of Victor Street. 

    111 Arts Gallery 
    111 E. Main
    111 Arts Gallery will present work by local artists Jamie and Jolie Noggle outside on the sidewalk (weather permitting). Their feminist brand of art is inspiring to people of all types. They will have shirts, zines, and bags, all themed and handmade. 
    http://theescapistartist.etsy.com/

    111 Arts Gallery will also have some prints on display from their last publication documenting a collection put together by the late Jack Armstrong (One Eyed Jack). They will also have a 3-ring binder available of the entire collection to look through. These will be on display in the front gallery of the shop. 
    www.tattooindiana.com

    The Downtown Farm Stand
    125 E. Main
    The Downtown Farm Stand is showing off their façade renovation work and will be selling smoked bratwurst out front.  Our full menu will be available inside!  $3.00 special on drafts of Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA inside!

    The Fickle Peach (21+)
    117 E. Charles
    “Following Vincent: From Paris to Provence”: The Fickle Peach will feature a photo exhibit by Ty Morton inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s journey from the Montmarte artist colony in Paris to the streets of Arles in the southern region of Provence. It includes scenes of Van Gogh’s paintings as they exist today and their current surrounding scenery.

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. 
    224 E. Main
    Gordy Fine Art & Framing presents “Muncie Mayor’s Arts Awards Recipients: 13 Visual Artists”: Gordy Fine Art and Framing is promoting the 2021 Mayor’s Arts Awards program by presenting a show of visual art made by Award recipients from previous years. Since 2015, awards have been given to 24 individuals and organizations. 13 of these are visual artists and we are proud to present their work beginning on the evening of ArtsWalk, October 7, 5 – 9 pm, to anticipate the 2021 Awards celebration in November. The 13 artists are Jonathan Becker, Braydee Euliss, Jim Faulkner, Ned Griner, Heidi Hale, Bob Hartley, Maura Jasper, Ann Johnson, Kim Miller, John Peterson, Michael Prater, Rachel Replogle, and Lynette Waters-Whitesell.  

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    Come and support the creative genius of our makers and artists during ArtsWalk 2021 at MADJAX. Featuring work by: Ball State University School of Architecture, Kevin Klinger and students, The Aerial Annex, Beyond I Can, Drinking Bear Forge/Jacob Buck Price, Box Car Advertising/Anna Grace Longfellow, Donna Craycraft Hicks, Tom Stader, Angel Gillette, Jill West, Aimee Maychack, Debra Gindhart Dragoo/second floor galleries, Cay Cox, Emma Grace Dragoo/Mitchell.

    Additional info on Madjax artists is listed below:
    Design Lab/Idia Lab:
    “Atmospheres: Fabricating Light, Sound, and Place”: Join us in an exploration of sensory experiences unveiled within MadJax’s new Design Lab location! Visit with students and faculty from the I-Made DFAB Seminar at Ball State University’s Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning. Professor Kevin Klinger and students from this seminar will be on hand showcasing innovative digital fabrication projects, and enhancements to the atmospheres within the space.

    Partnering in this collaborative showcase is CAP’s IDIA Lab with the unveiling of their latest research project. IDIA’s Dr. Michael Rhoades designed and composed a site responsive 8.1 channel acoustical installation entitled, “A Priori,” which will be exhibited. Meet the students and faculty of CAP’s I-Made Seminar and IDIA Lab who will be on-site throughout the event!
    http://i-m-a-d-e.org
    http://idialab.org/

    Fall Fest:
    Ball State 4th year architecture students are holding their very first Fall Fest First Thursday this October 7th from 5pm to 9pm. These students have worked very hard over the past month to bring change to the courtyard outside of Madjax. We have created planters, cornhole boards, and fall décor for this event. They have also partnered with the Guardian who will be supplying pretzels and cheese for this event. Come support your local University and Muncie Makers! 

    Gindhart:
    Local artist and educator Debra Gindhart Dragoo annual exhibit addressing Native American Indian Genocide Month during ArtsWalk 2021. Abolish Columbus Day and start celebrating the native cultures. The holiday’s popularity has been waning for some time. It has already been renamed Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a reminder that Columbus’s voyages set off a chain of events that wreaked havoc on native populations in the New World. Columbus Day’s sentiments are superfluous. Instead, let’s focus on the indigenous people displaced by Columbus and those who followed in his wake. Let’s start reimagining that future as one that doesn’t honor Christopher Columbus. Debra will exhibit several pieces of wall art with Anti Columbus and pro Native American Peoples text on altered thrift store art. The artist's Green Glam Studio jewelry collection will also be featured. 2nd floor

    Plyspace:
    “Plyspace Artswalk Open Studio at Madjax”: PlySpace, the artist in residence program of the Muncie Arts and Culture Council (MuncieArts) will be hosting Open Studios on the second floor of Madjax during October ArtsWalk on Thursday, October 7, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Stop by and get to know the fall PlySpace residents, Adam Stacey, Makenzie Goodman, Lyzette Wanzer and Camila Ortiz. Each will be on hand to talk about work and their upcoming projects in Muncie. 

    Massage Therapy Associates of Muncie
    419 S. Walnut
    Massage Therapy Associates of Muncie will be hosting an exhibition of work from the Muncie Artists Guild. Included in the exhibition will be work by Jean McCauley, Tom Heatherly, Lylanne Musselman, Jill Palumbo, Chic Elbert Velazco, and Carla Corbin, along with other members of the Muncie Artists Guild. 

    Muncie Artist’s Guild
    Various locations
    The Muncie Artists Guild’s “Artist of the Month” for October is Maria Walker. She is a self-taught beadwork artist. She uses beads the way a painter uses paints to express her artwork. Maria has been a member of Muncie Artists Guild since 2016 and enjoys participating in the Guild’s annual show where she has won awards in three-dimensional art, fiber art and photography.  Her beaded mask titled "Mariposa Perception" won second place in the Guild’s 2021 annual show.  

    In 2019 Maria entered her first beaded bottle "Morning Prayer" which was accepted into the juried exhibition Open Space: Art about the Land.  Most recently her photograph "Winter Catalpa Tree" was also accepted into the 2021 Open Space: Art about the Land.   

    In addition to Maria's love of beading designs on glass bottles and working in other media, Maria also designs unique jewelry. Maria believes, "Inspiration is everywhere." 

    See her work at the following locations:
    Rosebud Coffee House, Old National Bank, Northwest Bank, Vera Mae’s, and Parlour

    Muncie Map Co.
    111 E. Adams
    Artists Jannell Summers and Mary Arnett-Delaney will be set up outside with prints, zines, and other cool stuff for sale at their show "Full of Zest." Jannell will be doing free blind-contour portraits and Mary will be demonstrating how to make your own tiny zine throughout. Refreshments provided, will move indoors for bad weather.  Muncie Map Co. will also be open and selling its unique mappy and Muncie items as well.

    The North Church Venue
    400 E. North St.
    The North Church Venue will be open from 5-8 PM! We will have cash bar by Elm Street, live music, a food truck, and local artists!

    Pink Leaf- The Commercial Kitchen
    108 S. Walnut St.
    Fall into New Community Classes at Pink Leaf! We will be showcasing NoellieBellie Boutique's crocheted designs as well as sharing our community class sign ups. Runaround Soup and Danielle's Bistro will be selling soup & desserts, so come hungry and see what all the buzz is about!

    Valhalla (21+)
    215 S. Walnut
    Valhalla presents “Blues Jam” every Thursday. “Blues Jam” is an open event with sign-up starting at 7pm and music from 8-11pm. Come show us your talent! 

    YART
    Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
    YART is a Yard Sale for Art! 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. The Fall 2021 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2021 ArtsWalk on Thursday, October 7th, from 5-8p. You can find YART and LIVE music performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater by the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. 

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! Art of all kinds, by all kinds of Artists! YART encourages pandemic-safe and socially distanced 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town! 

Jun 2, 2022

Thursday

  • Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Flower Hour at the Brink of Summer Artswalk After Hours Art Reels at the Fickle Peach playing Cocktails, food, and music at the Downtown Farm Stand Faith Kellermeyer at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Brink of Summer at Madjax! Musicians Paul Marhoefer and Maevyn Stone at Madjax Debra Gindhart collaborates with Amelia Jo Rule at Madjax, 2nd floor Amelia Jo Rule collaborates with Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Yart! 2022 Brink of Summer Artswalk (full listing) 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Brink of Summer Artswalk sponsored by Downtown Development and Muncie's First Thursday celebrations! Flower Hour at the Brink of Summer Artswalk Flower Hour at the Brink of Summer Artswalk After Hours Art Reels at the Fickle Peach playing After Hours Art Reels at the Fickle Peach playing "Stand By Me" Cocktails, food, and music at the Downtown Farm Stand Cocktails, food, and music at the Downtown Farm Stand Faith Kellermeyer at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Faith Kellermeyer at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Brink of Summer at Madjax! Brink of Summer at Madjax! Musicians Paul Marhoefer and Maevyn Stone at Madjax Musicians Paul Marhoefer and Maevyn Stone at Madjax Debra Gindhart collaborates with Amelia Jo Rule at Madjax, 2nd floor Debra Gindhart collaborates with Amelia Jo Rule at Madjax, 2nd floor Amelia Jo Rule collaborates with Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Amelia Jo Rule collaborates with Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Karen Fisher, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month! Showing at various locations downtown Yart! 2022 Yart! 2022

    Downtown Development:
    A special edition of First Thursday, Brink of Summer ArtsWalk celebrates the arts culture in Muncie!

    Head DWNTWN to enjoy:
    - YART: A Yard Sale for Art @ Canan Commons
    - Stage performances by Muncie Ballet Studio and Maypole Dancing
    - The Jacob Smith Quartet on the Canan Commons Stage
    - The George Wolf Ensemble and America's Hometown Band jazz combo on Walnut Street
    - MadJax Artist Sales
    - Multiple gallery openings throughout DWNTWN

    This event is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County.

    Flower Hour:
    During ArtsWalk, be sure to also take on Flower Hour! 
    Explore DWNTWN during Brink of Summer ArtsWalk and collect flowers from 10 different locations to create a beautiful, custom bouquet. 
    Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at downtownmuncie.org/flowerhour, or from a participating sponsor or Downtown Development board, or staff member. 
    Money raised through this event will support DWNTWN event programming and development opportunities. This event is presented by Normandy Flower Shop, Foister's Flowers & Gifts, Dandelions Flowers & Gifts, and Millers Flowers.

    Art Reels:
    Also join us for After Hours Art Reels, presented by The Fickle Peach. Muncie Downtown Development Partnership will host outdoor After Hours Art Reels following the First Thursday Gallery Walks in June–September. Films will be projected onto the Northwest Bank wall on Charles St at dusk. Seating will be available on the Fickle Peach patio area located at 117 E Charles St for guests who are 21 and up. Viewers who are not yet 21 can watch the films from the sidewalk surrounding the patio area. June’s film will be Stand by Me.

    Downtown Farm Stand
    125 E. Main
    It's First Thursday and the fabulous spring Artwalk! Come downtown and enjoy cocktails and an exciting menu of charcuterie, cheeses, local salad greens and more. Our craft cocktails will be on full display and we'll have some affordable specials too! Our friend Adam Crawley from the BSU Department of Dance will be performing musical selections! Crawling Giants is an improvisational exploration of rhythm, groove, and sonic texture rooted in the DIY traditions of blues, rock, hip hop, and electronic music and utilizes digital, analog, and acoustic instruments.

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. 
    224 E. Main
    Gordy Fine Art and Framing is honored to celebrate the 5th anniversary of On the Mark, For the City, the colorful mural on the Mark III Tap Room, with an exhibition and sale of artworks by the four artists who planned, designed, and painted that mural.  The opening party for this exhibition will be First Thursday, June 2 from 5 to 8 pm with an artists’ talk by Faith Kellermeyer and Jannell Summers at 6:15.

    Following the tragic events at the Orlando Pulse Nightclub in 2016, JoAnna Darda, Braydee Euliss, Faith Kellermeyer, and Jannell Summers were inspired to work hand-in-hand to create a piece of public art that would illustrate Muncie’s acceptance of and support for people of all backgrounds.  These four women artists raised the funds, figured out the logistics, designed and painted the mural. Throughout the process they invited the community to help in the creation of the mural.

    Making Their Mark looks at each of these women as artists.  JoAnna, a textile artist, focuses on color, texture, and function. Braydee is a visual artist and curator that explores human relationships with objects, spaces, and institutions. Faith, a painter, focuses on narratives that embrace universal experiences. Jannell works in various mediums that blend 70s color and design with modern day attitudes. 

    The show will be on view with works for sale through August 26. 10% of all sales of artworks will go to support Muncie OUTreach and its mission to provide an accepting environment to enhance the personal growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in the Delaware County area. 

    Gordy Fine Art and Framing promotes talented artists, provides appraisals, and offers expert design and craftsmanship for framing and displaying treasured family possessions and works of art. Business hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm. Gordy Fine Art and Framing is located at 224 East Main Street, next door to Muncie Civic Theatre.  For more information, visit www.gordyframing.com or call 765-284-8422

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    First Thursdays at MADJAX celebrates Brink of Summer ArtsWalk.  A fun evening with family and friends. Gallery walk your way around our first and second floor galleries. Music on both floors! Artists include: Maevyn Stone/balcony, Long Haul Paul/first floor, Tenant artists, popup artists and makers, Debra Gindhart Dragoo, Tom Stader, Angel Gillette, Johnny Woods. Meet the artists and check out DIY stretchy bracelet making . Support The Guardian Brewery too! 

    First and Second floor galleries 5-8 pm. Parking is available in our lot at the corner of Jackson and Monroe, and at the corner of Main and Monroe. 

    Music by Paul Marhoefer, singer/songwriter and Maevyn Stone, Harpist. Paul is a native of Muncie, Long Haul Paul’s stories and songs have appeared on PRX Radiotopia on the critically acclaimed podcast Overtheroad.fm. A lifetime trucker with 4 million miles of memories, he resides in rural Losantville. Find Long Haul Paul on the first floor. Maevyn will be providing beautiful Celtic harp ambience as you view the amazing MADJAX artists and makers merch.  Find Maevyn on the second floor balcony. You can find beautiful artwork, jewelry, edible art, prints, T-shirts, photography and more! 

    Also featuring a special collaboration between Debra Gindhart Dragoo and Amelia Jo Rule. Debra is collaborating with Amelia Jo Rule, former BSU fine arts grad, now in Indianapolis. Playing with lines, patterns and textures found in nature, Amelia seeks to explore the extra found in the ordinary. Her colors and textures blend well with Debra’s social commentary artwork.

    Green Glam Studio jewelry collection PEACE LOVE WAR & MONEY wearable art pendants also available. Meet the artists, Second floor Galleries

    Muncie Artist’s Guild
    Various locations
    The Muncie Artists Guild's Artist of the Month for June 2022 is Karen Fisher. Her artwork will be showing at: Northwest Bank, Old National Bank, Parlour Salon, Rosebud Coffee House, and Vera Mae's Bistro.

    Karen is the owner of Art Mart as well as a member of Muncie Artist Guild and former president. Currently she is the chair of the Susie Burns Memorial Scholarship Committee and Events Committee chair. She is also a member of the Mayor’s Public Arts Committee, NAMTA, and iAMart, an international organization of Independent Art Materials Retailers. 

    Karen earned her Master’s degrees in education from Ball State University in 1990 and purchased Art Mart along with her husband Paul in 2003. Karen has taught art classes to many young students and adults through the years. She still interacts with many of those same folks, with their children, and some of their grandchildren. She does ArtCamp in the summertime and often goes to family art festivals in the area to demonstrate one process or another. She taught classes at Cornerstone Center for the Arts for several years. 

    As an artist, she likes to draw and paint. Recently she began concentrating on learning pastel painting. She is an avid collector of many things and enjoys incorporating her collections into her artwork. She currently lives in a 125-year-old home downtown, and appreciates the artistic quality that can be found in old homes. 

    Muncie Civic Theatre
    216 E. Main
    Jar Community Church will hold an art gallery at the Muncie Civic Theatre. The art included in the show will be from different ages and skill levels, and the majority of the work will be available for purchase. 

    The Shoppe by Pink Leaf
    108 S. Walnut St.
    The Shoppe is blossoming with amazing deals this First Thursday! Our gorgeous art-designed seed packs are BOGO and we have some fun, hands-on activities for the kids. Come see what all the buzz is about!

    YART
    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 here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, and coincides with ArtsWalk. The Spring 2022 Muncie YART is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, June 2nd!

    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. The Spring 2022 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2022 Brink of Summer ArtsWalk on Thursday, June 2nd, from 5-8p. You can find YART and LIVE music performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater by the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. 

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town! 

    The last YART featured over 100 Artists! 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! This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere.

    The Spring 2022 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and so much more!

    Outdoor fun for all ages - YART and ArtsWalk are for the whole family!

    Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the City of Muncie for their generous support! YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event. THANK YOU!

    LIKE Muncie YART on FaceBook:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muncie-Yart/156725934394407

  • The Spring 2022 Muncie YART 5pm to 8pm @ Canan Commons 500 S. Walnut St

    Muncie, Indiana – YART is Coming! 

     

    YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, and coincides with ArtsWalk. The Spring 2022 Muncie YART is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, June 2nd!

     

    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. The Spring 2022 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2022 Brink of Summer ArtsWalk on Thursday, June 2nd, from 5-8p. You can find YART and LIVE music performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater by the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. 

     

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! Art of all kinds, by all kinds of Artists! YART encourages pandemic-safe 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town! 

     

    The last YART featured over 100 Artists! 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! This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere. 

     

    The Spring 2022 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and so much more!

     

    Outdoor fun for all ages - YART and ArtsWalk are for the whole family!

     

    Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the City of Muncie for their generous support! YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event. THANK YOU!

     

    LIKE Muncie YART on FaceBook:

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muncie-Yart/156725934394407

Oct 6, 2022

Thursday

  • Artswalk 2022 Karen Fisher and the Muncie Artists Guild at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Specials at Debbie's Handmade Soap Ty Morton at The Fickle Peach Carrie Wright at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Cocktail hour with Inland Interior Design Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax LUMPLAND at Muncie Makes Lab Muncie Map Co. Rigel Jackson at the Patterson Building, 3rd floor Special fall sale at The Shoppe at Pink Leaf Fall Yart 2022 Artswalk 2022 (full listing) 5pm to 9pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Artswalk 2022 Artswalk 2022 Karen Fisher and the Muncie Artists Guild at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Karen Fisher and the Muncie Artists Guild at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Specials at Debbie's Handmade Soap Specials at Debbie's Handmade Soap Ty Morton at The Fickle Peach Ty Morton at The Fickle Peach Carrie Wright at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Carrie Wright at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Cocktail hour with Inland Interior Design Cocktail hour with Inland Interior Design Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax Artswalk at Madjax LUMPLAND at Muncie Makes Lab LUMPLAND at Muncie Makes Lab Muncie Map Co. Muncie Map Co. Rigel Jackson at the Patterson Building, 3rd floor Rigel Jackson at the Patterson Building, 3rd floor Special fall sale at The Shoppe at Pink Leaf Special fall sale at The Shoppe at Pink Leaf Fall Yart 2022 Fall Yart 2022

    A special edition of First Thursday, October ArtsWalk: It's a Three Ring Circus will feature unique arts, dazzling shows, and delicious food! October ArtsWalk is sponsored by: the MuncieArts & Culture Council as well as Ball State University College of Fine Arts. 

    Unique Arts: 
    Throughout the evening, art exhibitions will be taking place featuring local and visiting artisans in various media at Madjax, Gordy Fine Art & Framing, and other galleries throughout DWNTWN. YART, a yard sale for art, will also be on site with a wide variety of local makers and artisans, all with art priced under $40 at Canan Commons. 

    Dazzling Shows:
    Sponsored by the Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Mr. Daniel Sings, a children's show, will take place at Canan Commons from 5:00 - 6:00pm. 

    More entertainment for the whole family you won't want to miss will consist of Visual Vivacity & Her Variety Circus! Circus shows such as Roaming Stilt-walkers on the streets 6-7:30pm, Partner Acro 6–6:30pm, Balloon Art 6:40-7:30pm, and Character Actors 6:40-7:20pm, and a final show at 7:30-8:00pm will take place at Canan Commons.

    Chris Taylor, Certified Bob Ross Instructor, will demonstrate their techniques near the Caffeinery 5-8:00pm. 

    Performances by George Wolfe & America's Hometown Band Jazz Combo will take place next to Dave's Alley from 6:00-7:00pm. Additional featured performances will fill the evening such as Aerial Annex, Muncie Ballet Studio, and BSU Theater Students! 

    Delicious Food:
    Soup Crawl PrimeTrust FCU is back this year with the fan-fave event benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank. Purchase your $20 ticket and sample 20 incredible soups.

    Sample street fare and drinks from local food trucks or stop in at your favorite DWNTWN eatery for a bite.

    Parking is available in the Parking Garage located next to the Horizon Convention Center and Courtyard Marriott. Enter west of the hotel off of Liberty Street or south of the roundabout off of Victor Street 

    Additional information on Artswalk events is listed below:

    The Clubhouse at Accutech
    115 S. Walnut
    The Clubhouse will have an outside bar with specialty cocktails and we will be serving ribs.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main
    Cornerstone Center for The Arts will be presenting art by current members of the Muncie Artist’s Guild, including work by Karen Fisher. 

    Debbie’s Handmade Soap
    108 S. Walnut
    Debbie’s Handmade Soap will have the following specials for Artswalk: Buy 4 Bath Bombs get the 5th Free! Buy 9 soaps get the 10th Free! Enter Drawing for $100 gift Basket!

    The Fickle Peach (21+)
    117 E. Charles
    The Fickle Peach will host a photography show by Ty Morton called “The Sky’s the Limit,” a series of aerial photography, most of which is from right here at home. It will be on display all month at the Fickle Peach. 

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. 
    224 E. Main
    Gordy Fine Art and Framing will host the opening party for A New Intimacy: Power of Eliminating Words from the Conversation which highlights the painted silk works of Muncie artist, Carrie Wright. An artist talk will take place at 6:15. Refreshments will be served. Works will be on sale through October 29.

    Inland Interior Design
    109 E. Main St.
    To follow the theme of three ring circus, Inland Interior Design will also be celebrating its 3 year Anniversary! Find us not only in our main store location, 109 E Main Street, where we will be having a cocktail hour with live music and sales, but we will also be at the North Church Venue where we will be partaking in the One Night at Salem event. Come and celebrate with us on this special night!

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    Visit Madjax during Artswalk for live music, art and design exhibitions, handmade goods, and maker demonstrations and activities for all ages! Carve pumpkins with the East Central Neighborhood Association, press your own mug in the Madjax Design Lab, and make your own mini catapult with Tom Steiner. View design projects by Ball State architecture students in the courtyard, pottery demonstrations by ClayWood Art Pottery, and the intergenerational art exhibition “Tie Dye and Boo Baubles” by Debra Gindhart Dragoo and Arie Hammond. Hear live music by KLS Digital and Lovesick Moan, and find handmade goods for sale by Beyond I CAN and our Madjax vendors. Visit The Guardian Brewing Co for pizza, craft beer, live music by The Jar Community Church, and artwork by local artists. Learn more at madjax.org/events.

    Muncie Makes Lab
    628 S. Walnut
    Muncie Makes Lab will be hosting a group exhibition curated by artists Grif Williams and Lexi Musselman. The show, LUMPLAND, will feature local artists and their strange and wild creations. Come by and see the freak show from 5-8pm!

    Muncie Map Co.
    111 E. Adams
    First Thursday will see the release of our new Basic Indiana Map, an all-new reference map from Muncie Map Co. This map features counties, cities and towns, highway, state parks and recreation areas, and many points of interest, the Basic Indiana Map is an attractive reference suitable for home or office. We’ll also be featuring a newly restored 1854 map of Indianapolis, and all sweatshirts and hoodies are $3.50 off. Open extended hours until 8pm.

    The North Church Venue
    400 E. North St.
    One Night in Salem: Makers Market and Eerie Fun!: Come join us at The North Church Venue on October 6th from 5-8 PM for First Thursday! We will have food, cash bar, live music, and LOTS of vendors. Tickets are $2.50 in advance or $3.50 at the door (scan to purchase), 20% of ticket sales goes to Yorktown Council for the Arts.

    Open Door Health Services
    220 S. Walnut
    Open Door Health Services will offer free coloring pages and crayons, featuring health tips from Dr. Kari Kendall of Open Door Pediatrics. Free at-home COVID-19 test kits will be distributed. Activities take place 5-7 p.m. outside Open Door's administrative site at 220 S. Walnut. 

    Patterson Building, 3rd Floor
    108 S Walnut St.
    There will be an exhibition of work by Rigel Jackson on the 3rd floor of the Patterson Building. The show is called “The Empowered Portraits Exhibition” featuring photographs of 40 women 40 and better. 

    The Shoppe by Pink Leaf
    108 S. Walnut St.
    Fall is in the air, which means soup season is upon us! Join us at Pink Leaf for deals on soup helpers and spices to elevate your comforting creations. Samples of our latest mocktail line will be available in the lobby along with local author Laurie Lunsford signing her books!

    YART
    Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St.
    YART is a Yard Sale for Art! The Fall 2022 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2022 ArtsWalk on Thursday, October 6th, from 5-8p. You can find YART and LIVE performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater by the roundabout on South Walnut Street. YART encourages interaction between our 150 Artists and the community, hoping to make Art more accessible, especially to those who think they cannot afford to buy Art for themselves and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town!

     

  • The Fall 2022 Muncie YART 5pm to 8pm @ Canan Commons 500 S. Walnut St

    Muncie, Indiana – YART is Coming! 

     

    YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, and coincides with ArtsWalk. The Fall 2022 Muncie YART is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, October 6th!

     

    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. The Fall 2022 Muncie YART will be held in conjunction with the 2022 ArtsWalk on Thursday, October 6th, from 5-8p. You can find YART and LIVE music performances at Canan Commons, Muncie's great urban greenspace park and amphitheater by the roundabout on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. 

     

    All forms of Art are welcome at YART! Art of all kinds, by all kinds of Artists! YART encourages pandemic-safe 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 and their homes. To this goal, all YART Art will be priced below $40! YART works to enable local creative entrepreneurs and to improve the Muncie economy. Shop local, support independents, enjoy your town! 

     

    The last YART featured over 100 Artists! 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! This is a great opportunity to enjoy your family interacting with local culture in a dynamic, lively, and relaxed atmosphere.

     

    The Fall 2022 Muncie YART will feature a wide variety of handmade jewelry, photography, clothing, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass, ceramics, knits, pottery, candles, toys, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass, stuffed animals, digital art, mosaics, LIVE ART and LIVE MUSIC, and so much more!

     

    Outdoor fun for all ages - YART and ArtsWalk are for the whole family!

     

    Miss Moth (YART Director) and the YART Artists very much thank Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the City of Muncie for their generous support! YART is an all-volunteer, zero-budget, community event. THANK YOU!

     

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