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May 5, 2022

Thursday

  • Once Upon a Muncie Mystery, Canan Commons Cara Wahlers will perform at Book Arts Collaborative Students working at Book Arts Collaborative Mom's Night Out at Forever Young Children's Boutique Alfredo Marin-Carle at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Conservation Tales: Central America at Made in Muncie Abbey Jessup and Brooke Ackerman at Made in Muncie First Thursday at Madjax Debra Gindhart Dragoo and Debra Mae Shidler at Madjax, 2nd floor Ron Richcreek at Madjax Collage Creating at Madjax, 2nd floor Marta Stephens, Muncie Artist's Guild's Artist of the Month (showing at various locations) May's First Thursday (full listing) 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Once Upon a Muncie Mystery, Canan Commons Once Upon a Muncie Mystery, Canan Commons Cara Wahlers will perform at Book Arts Collaborative Cara Wahlers will perform at Book Arts Collaborative Students working at Book Arts Collaborative Students working at Book Arts Collaborative Mom's Night Out at Forever Young Children's Boutique Mom's Night Out at Forever Young Children's Boutique Alfredo Marin-Carle at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Alfredo Marin-Carle at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Conservation Tales: Central America at Made in Muncie Conservation Tales: Central America at Made in Muncie Abbey Jessup and Brooke Ackerman at Made in Muncie Abbey Jessup and Brooke Ackerman at Made in Muncie First Thursday at Madjax First Thursday at Madjax Debra Gindhart Dragoo and Debra Mae Shidler at Madjax, 2nd floor Debra Gindhart Dragoo and Debra Mae Shidler at Madjax, 2nd floor Ron Richcreek at Madjax Ron Richcreek at Madjax Collage Creating at Madjax, 2nd floor Collage Creating at Madjax, 2nd floor Marta Stephens, Muncie Artist's Guild's Artist of the Month (showing at various locations) Marta Stephens, Muncie Artist's Guild's Artist of the Month (showing at various locations) "Cinematic Environments" at Muncie Makes Lab "The Final: This is (not) a Sign" at Muncie Makes Lab

    Downtown Development
    Once Upon a Muncie Mystery, Canan Commons
    A Crime- pretend crime, of course- has been committed and we need your help finding the culprit! Princess Snow White has been put under a mysterious sleeping curse by someone living in the Enchanted Forest! The Fairy Godmother needs your help to figure out who committed this crime and what they used to put her to sleep, so she can reverse the spell. Come out to Canan Commons on Thursday May 5th for First Thursday and put your investigative skills to work for the chance to win some great prizes! 5-6:30pm

    Clue locations:
    Downtown Farm Stand
    Sea Salt & Cinnamon
    Accutech
    The Hayloft Boutique
    Open Door Health Services
    Toys Forever Models & Hobbies
    Twin Archer Brewpub
    Jesse Anderson State Farm Insurance
    Muncie Visitors Bureau

    Correctly solved crime trackers will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
    Muncie Children's Museum Annual Family Pass
    Sea Salt & Cinnamon Gift Certificate
    Courtyard Marriott at the Horizon Convention Center 1 Overnight Stay
    HeidiJHale Gift Certificate
    Twin Archer Brewpub Gift Certificate
    Muncie Civic Theater 2 sets of 4 tickets to see Shrek
    DWNTWN Gift Bag
    BSU Gift Bag

    Book Arts Collaborative (at Madjax)
    514 E. Main
    Our very last First Thursday is going to be our best ever! Singer/song-writer Cara Wahlers will be performing in our shop; our students will ALL be there with their final "opus" projects that demonstrate what they have learned during their apprenticeship at Book Arts Collaborative, and we'll have "celebrity judges" including all of the authors we have printed at Book Arts Collaborative Press there to decide which projects gain immortality in the Special Collections at Bracken Library. Oh, and there will be cookies.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main
    Presented by PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and Cornerstone Center for the Arts, the 2022 Muncie Young Artist Exhibition Juried Art Competition is a celebration of young artists throughout Delaware County. 

    The theme of the 2022 Young Artist Exhibition Juried Art Competition is “My Community”. Over the past two years, our understanding of community has shifted as every aspect of our lives has changed from the familiar, to the digital unknown, to something completely different, a mix of the before-times and the future. Through it all, we have had our community - whether it was learning something new with our classmates on Zoom, having socially distanced holiday dinners, or getting back outside to play with our friends for what felt like the first time in forever, we had each other to get through this unprecedented time in our lives.

    Contestants are invited to submit up to two (2) works of art in the following categories: 2D (painting, drawing), 3D (sculpture, fiber arts, ceramics), and Intermedia (photography, videography, digital animation). No more than two submissions will be accepted per student. Entry is open through Friday, April 1st 2022.

    Winning artworks will be displayed in the Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery at Cornerstone Center for the Arts beginning May 5th. The YAE Awards Ceremony will take place Friday, May 20th from 5-8 PM in the Auditorium at Cornerstone Center for the Arts.

    Downtown Farm Stand
    125 E. Main
    First Thursday at The Downtown Farm Stand will feature an event in the new Farm Stand Second Story Lounge! The theme is Jazz with Cocktails inspired from Mexico. We will host a Ball State student jazz quintet, all are members of the BSU Jazz Ensemble. They will be playing a selection of jazz tunes that will appeal to everyone no matter what their experience level is with Jazz! 

    We will be rolling out our first peek at our new craft cocktails selection from all fresh and organic ingredients! Fresh squeezed Margaritas will of course be on the menu, along with a full craft liquor selection, beer and wine, and delicious non-alcoholic beverages. Our menu will include fresh preparations of light dishes inspired by the cuisine of Mexico and the Cinco de Mayo holiday! We invite everyone out to experience a first glimpse at a new bar and restaurant venue in downtown Muncie that will be embracing live music, craft cocktails, and fine food! This event is 21 and over. Event starts at 5 pm

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique
    125 E. Charles
    Forever Young will be open with a Ladies Night Out from 5-8:00. Let's Celebrate the ladies in our life. Attached event picture. 

    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. 
    224 E. Main
    Gordy Fine Art and Framing will celebrate an exhibition and sale of new paintings and sculpture by Alfredo Marín-Carle, Thursday May 5th, 5-8pm. Marín-Carle joined the faculty at Ball State University in 1985. He is now Associate Professor Emeritus and resides in Indianapolis. Light refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend. 

    Visions, the title of the exhibit, states simply that these works of art convey what the artist sees, reflecting his lifetime fascination with eastern philosophies. “In the process of creation, I experience the Buddhist concept of interdependence,” says Marín-Carle, “that nothing exists on its own.” The artist builds up layers and then sands them down. He uses stencils to apply forms and shapes, then rubs them with chemicals and carves deep and aggressive marks that disturb their clarity. In this way he is exploring the creation and destruction always going on around us.

    The show will be on view with works for sale through May 28. 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, 10 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

    Made in Muncie
    313 S. Walnut
    There will be THREE EXHIBITIONS celebrating Conservation Tales and its Artists at Made in Muncie: 

    Conservation Tales: Central America Series
    ART 370 Art Immersive Spring 2022
    Made in Muncie, 313 S. Walnut Street, Muncie IN
    First Thursday: May 5, 2022, from 5–8 pm

    Exhibition of artwork from the upcoming Conservation Tales books on Macaws and Sloths. Meet the team of illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, and science storytellers will be available to answer questions about the creative process; includes activities for children and book sales. The design team includes: Brooke Ackerman, Sunnie Berning, Cydney Davidson, Kami Geron, Abbey Jessup, Karina Kasmauskis, Sara Misak, Rhiannon Morrison-Naylor, Ashley Owens, Laine Powell, Zoe Scherer, Allison Smiley.

    Faculty mentors: Tom McConnell, Biology and Barbara Giorgio-Booher, School of Art

    Abbey Jessup & Brooke Ackerman Photography
    Made in Muncie, 313 S. Walnut Street, Muncie IN
    First Thursday: May 5, 2022, from 5–8 pm
    Special exhibition featuring photographs by Abbey Jessup and Brooke Ackerman in partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo, Zoo Knoxville, and Indianapolis Zoo for the Conservation Tales books series.

    Sara Misak: Creative Honors Thesis
    Made in Muncie, 313 S. Walnut Street, Muncie IN
    First Thursday: May 5, 2022, from 5–8 pm
    Meet Tré! Sara Misak completed a life-size model of a sloth for her Creative Honors Thesis. This model was created with anatomically accurate features of a brown-throated three-fingered sloth. Alongside the model, she has created educational materials about sloths for conservation of the animals. Come to First Thursday to learn more about her project or play the "What's that Smell?" Scent guessing game.

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    Join us as we celebrate our local artists, makers, and musicians. First Thursdays at MADJAX is a fun evening with family and friends. Gallery walk your way around our first and second floor galleries. Enjoy DIY activities for everyone!

    Popup artists and makers: Maevyn Stone harpist & vocalist, Tom Stader, Angel Gillette, Johnny Woods, Georedt Michael Huggins, Debra Gindhart Dragoo & Debra Mae Shidler, AEROSOL ART COLLABORATION AND more!

    Support The Guardian Brewery too! First and Second floor galleries, 5-8pm. Enjoy & celebrate locally made arts, unique gifts, including paintings, ceramics, clothing, photography, wood carvings, jewelry, baked goods and more! Parking is available in our lot at the corner of Jackson and Monroe, and at the corner of Main and Monroe.

    Also showing at Madjax:

    Debra Gindhart Dragoo & Debra Mae Shidler
    Debra Gindhart Dragoo is a installation, public artist, community curator, and arts advocate. Former visual arts educator and long-standing community arts program developer. Gindhart’s aerosol work has been shown locally, in Indianapolis, and sold nationally.  She discovered spray can paintings in a gallery setting ten years ago. Her aerosol inspirations come from Joy Hernandez-Butler, Banksy, and Mr. Brainwash. Excited for this opportunity to collaborate with Debra Mae Shidler. Shidler is exploring texture and rhythm through paint design. She has previously exhibited at Madjax and throughout East Central Indiana. Meet the artists, Second floor/Gindhart at Madjax, 5-8pm.

    Ron Richcreek 
    Ron Richcreek will be setting up at MadJax for the First Thursday in May.  He will be bringing new items in Porcelain and in Stoneware. Come to MadJax and shop around for Mother's Day or just something for yourself.  May 5th from 5 to 8 pm.

    DIY Collage!
    Collage creating @madjaxmuncie with @gindhart_madjax during May First Thursdays at Madjax $10 all supplies included 5-5-22 5-7 ages 10-adults Madjax 515 East Main Street second floor galleries $10 all supplies included reserve your spot pay with Venmo OR PayPal @DebraDragoo

    Muncie Artist’s Guild
    Various locations
    The Muncie Artists Guild's Artist of the Month is Marta Stephens!
    Her work will be on view at the following locations downtown: 
    Vera Mae's, Northwest Bank, Old National, Rose Bud Coffeehouse, and Parlour.

    Marta Stephens was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but has called Indiana her home since the age of four. Her formal art education includes courses at U.C.L.A, the Pasadena Art Center College of Design, and Ball State University.  However, while at Ball State, she changed her major and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/Public Relations in 2001. 

    Marta has been painting for over 40 years. She is an active member of the Muncie Artists Guild since 2018 and has won several awards for her artwork. Her painting style has continuously evolved through experimentation and studying works of contemporary and traditional impressionist artists. She remains open to learning new techniques. Thus, this self-taught artist’s style is in a constant state of development. 

    She has worked with a variety of mediums including ink, washes, clay, and charcoals. Several years later she began exploring oils and acrylics. The subject matters of her paintings are primarily still lifes and landscapes. Gardening is one of her other creative passions, so inspiration often comes from nature and the study of light, shadows, and textures.

    Marta is also a published author of crime mystery novels all of which have received several awards and recognitions over the years. Her recent publication in 2021 is an anthology of short mysteries. Marta retired in 2020 from Ball State University, Human Resources, after 41 years. Since then, she has pursued her life-long passion—art.

    For more information about Marta’s artwork and novels, visit www.mstephensbooks.com. Follow her on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/marta.stephens2/. 

    Muncie Makes Lab
    628 S. Walnut
    Join Muncie Makes Lab from 6-9pm for two exhibitions:
    Cinematic Environments
    Cinematic Environments is an exhibition of short films centered around world-building that occupies the fuzzy space between realism and speculation. Students from the Department of Architecture, within the College of Architecture Planning at Ball State University, produced films by photographing small scale, detailed models using cinematic techniques utilized by Hollywood. Through filmic representation, the projects aimed to present immersive atmospheres without the use of narrative or dialogue. 

    Students presenting work: Maarten Bergsma, Favian Cervantes, Charlie Davis, Alli Gerardot, Tessa Hill, Camden Hochgesang, Kevin Hundt, Allison Loth, Assumpta Nyein, Seong Joon Park, Elliot Shide, Long Tram, Barbara Wiley, and Isaac Wilson.

    The Final: This is (not) a Sign
    An exhibition of Neon work including both sculptural and sign based forms from the current Ball State Neon Class. Students include: Caitlyn Brown, Angelica Lavergne, Katrina Mitchell, Erica O’Connor, Kat Pendleton, Steven Polchinski, Victoria Stout, and Bethany Uremovich.

    Muncie Map Co.
    111 E. Adams
    Muncie Map Co. will be revealing the long-awaited update to the Ultimate Muncie Map. A follow-up to the 2019 map of the same name, the 2022 edition is all new, including updated and additional details in a refined aesthetic to create the finest map of Muncie ever produced. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase on First Thursday. Visitors will also be able to peruse the Local Business Hall of Fame, a growing collection of graphics from legendary Muncie establishments of the past, available to order on a wide range of apparel and other products.

    The Shoppe by Pink Leaf
    108 S. Walnut St.
    Mother's Day is almost here! Come check out our beautiful Mother's Day baskets and other unique gifts for the women in your life. Take advantage of in-store specials including 10% off a locally-designed and created Mother's Day card with the purchase of any basket.

     

     

May 7, 2022

Saturday

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

Jun 18, 2022

Saturday

Jul 2, 2022

Saturday

Aug 4, 2022

Thursday

  • Leon and Laura Crosby at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Joanna Darda at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Madjax, 1st and 2nd floor galleries Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Anita Jones, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month Muncie Map Co. August's First Thursday (full listing) 5pm to 8pm @ Downtown Muncie
    Leon and Laura Crosby at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Leon and Laura Crosby at Cornerstone Center for the Arts Joanna Darda at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Joanna Darda at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co. Madjax, 1st and 2nd floor galleries Madjax, 1st and 2nd floor galleries Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Debra Gindhart Dragoo at Madjax, 2nd floor Anita Jones, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month Anita Jones, Muncie Artist's Guild Artist-of-the-Month Muncie Map Co. Muncie Map Co.

    Cornerstone Center for the Arts
    520 E. Main
    Leon and Laura Crosby are a husband and wife team that have collaborated on this collection to create paintings inspired by fantasy lore and fairy tales. The two incorporate acrylic pouring techniques and form achieved through utilization of paint, marker, and resin to create whimsical pieces that capture the imagination. The audience may recognize some favorite characters and nods to stories from childhood in this fun artistic collaborative display. 

    Judith Barnes Art Gallery at Cornerstone, 5-8pm. 

    Forever Young Children’s Boutique
    125 E. Charles
    Forever Young will be open late until 7pm for August’s First Thursday.

    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, August 4 from 5 to 8 pm with an artists’ talk by JoAnna Darda and Braydee Euliss 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

    Made in Muncie
    313 S. Walnut
    For First Thursday in August, Made in Muncie will have a show featuring the artwork made during our clay camp earlier this summer.  All work will be some of the various projects made by our campers, including paintings, drawings, hand thrown bowls, and clay figurines just to name a few.

    Madjax Muncie
    515 E. Main St.
    Mingle with our MAKERS: Join us for August’s First Thursdays at MADJAX as we celebrate local Artists and Makers in our community. Enjoy an evening with family and friends. Have some fun during FIRST THURSDAYS AT MADJAX. Come and support the creative genius and talents of our amazing POPUP artists, tenant artists, and makers during gallery walk at Madjax Muncie: Tom Stader, Cherish’s Jewelry, Debra Gindhart Dragoo/TOOLS 4 SCHOOLS, AND more! Support The Guardian Brewery too! Celebrate locally made art and unique gifts including painted artwork, jewelry, scarves, baked goods, wearable art and more! Parking is available in our lots at the corner of Jackson and Monroe, and at the corner of Main and Monroe.

    First and Second floor galleries, 5-8pm. 

    Additional info on Madjax Makers is listed below:
    Debra Gindhart Dragoo:
    Debra is a local social commentary artist, arts educator and arts advocate will feature collage and assemblage art pieces in her exhibit “TOOLS 4 SCHOOLS.” Debra believes that guns have no place in our schools. We must reduce the possibility of any gunfire in schools, rather concentrating on ways to keep all guns off school property. Ensuring the safety of children and school employees, school administrators should focus on measures that will create safe and supportive learning environments for students, faculty, and staff. 

    For the last 20 years, our students, educators, and parents have lived with the reality of school shootings. Meanwhile, America’s gun violence epidemic, in the form of mass shootings, gun homicides, non-fatal assaults, unintentional discharges, and firearm suicides, has been infecting America’s schools. The failure of our leaders to address the root causes of school gun violence from all angles is having lasting consequences for millions of American children.

    We need meaningful action to keep our schools safe—action that addresses what we know about gun violence in America’s schools and prevents it from occurring in the first place. It’s time for our leaders to adopt a multi-faceted approach that provides school communities with the tools they need to intervene and prevent school-based gun violence. 

    We can’t let risky ideas, like arming teachers, dominate the debate. Put simply, an armed teacher cannot, in a moment of extreme duress and confusion, transform into a specially trained law enforcement officer. In reality, an untrained armed teacher introduces risk to student safety on a daily basis.

    Meet the artist. Second floor gallery, 5-8pm

    Muncie Artist’s Guild
    Various locations
    Anita Jones is Muncie Artists Guild August Artist of the Month:
    I consider myself a contemporary surrealist. I like to work with colored Prismacolor pencils and ink on colored grounds. I often juxtaposition elements, experiment with planes and shapes. Most often there are natural elements in my work…plants…water… small insects….and almost all my work will have a moon or sun or planet in the images.

    I have a B.S. and an M.A., in art education from Ball State University and I taught art at the elementary and high school levels for 23 years at Liberty Perry Schools. I received a fellowship from the Council on Basic Education, funded by the National Endowment for the arts and the Getty Foundation, and was an art educator delegate to China with 12 other National educators to visit several schools and universities in 3 major Chinese cities.

    I was also a fellow for the Indiana Writing Project and a writing consultant for our school in writing across the curriculum. Other awards; several Bell Education awards, the National Wildlife Federation grant, and Ball State Alumni’s innovative teaching award.

    Currently, I’m writing and illustrating and exhibiting my new work.

    Muncie Map Co.
    111 E. Adams
    We have just given our shop a much needed facelift. We have reorganized our space and refreshed our walls. We have new items for sale, framed and ready to go.

    The Shoppe by Pink Leaf
    108 S. Walnut St.
    Come check out the soft launch for our brand new mocktails! Get 20% off your order with the purchase of any mocktail.

Aug 11, 2022

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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!

     

    LIKE Muncie YART on FaceBook:

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

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