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Indy Arts Fest displays colorful works of art, draws excitement – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Laughter, fun and pops of color — at Indy Arts Fest, central Indiana artists are being celebrated for the work they do. At Monday’s event, there were dozens of works of art and more than 70 artists from Indy. Ezi Underwood has done artwork his whole life, but he went professional 5 years ago. “My artwork is what kept me going, ...

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Black Lives Matter: The Art of Protest mural in Indianapolis | News

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Art has the ability to change lives. Art can evoke strong emotion. Art can prompt action for a cause. Art can even share stories that words alone cannot always express. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis debuts a special two-year exhibit called, Stories from Our Community: The Art of Protest.Art brought 18 strangers together following the murder of George ...

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BUTTER Art Fair features Black visual artists – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – BUTTER is a new multi-day fine art fair showcasing the works of more than 30 Black visual artists from across the country. The fair started Friday and will end Sunday at 6 p.m. BUTTER seeks to push boundaries by elevating Black artists in the national conversation as well as promoting equity in the arts and the creative economy. The event is being ...

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97th annual Hoosier Art Salon on display at Indiana State Museum – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –  The 97th Annual Hoosier Art Salon, Indiana’s longest-running art exhibition, is back at the Indiana State Museum. Artwork from more than 100 artists from across the state is on display. The Hoosier Salon is featuring 145 artworks in seven categories: figure; still life; abstract work; three-dimensional work; watercolor; portrait; and landscape. Hoosier Salon is a statewide nonprofit artist-service organization whose mission is ...

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Black Lives Matter mural artists collaborate in new exhibit at Indianapolis Art Center – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It’s been a year since the collaboration of 18 artists behind the Black Lives Matter mural on Indiana Avenue near downtown. A display of each of their individual work can be seen at the Indianapolis Art Center for an exhibit titled The Eighteen: 365+. It includes artwork created in the 365 days since the BLM mural in August 2020. The Eighteen: ...

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Black Lives Matter muralists in Indianapolis form art collective – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The artists behind the Black Lives Matter Mural on Indiana Avenue are expanding their partnership, officially launching the 18 Collective. The goal is to expand reach and equity in the art community. When the 18 artists came together last summer, they thought they’d complete the project and be done. Many never imagined the piece of art would grow into something that ...

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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to open Art of Protest exhibit on BLM mural – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis will soon spotlight the Black Lives Matter mural on Indiana Avenue. It’s an important part of our history that will be featured in “Stories of our Community: Art of Protest.“ Hashtags often preface the names of Black people killed by police. That’s a major reason why artist Jarrod Dortch picked the hashtag in the Black Lives ...

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Indianapolis Art Center hosts new music festival – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The temperate weekend in Indianapolis offered a chance for live, outdoor music in Broad Ripple as part of a new festival. The “Locally Made” festival at the Indianapolis Art Center in Broad Ripple ran Saturday and Sunday and featured Indiana musicians playing jazz, blues, R&B and much more. Concertgoers told News 8 they were glad they could get out and back ...

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CV Art and Frame hosts first in-person event in over a year – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – A live painting demonstration by artist Carlos Gamez de Francisco took place at CV Art and Frame in Zionsville on Saturday. It’s been over a year since CV Art and Frame had hosted an in-person art event. De Francisco painted in front of guests at the gallery Saturday afternoon and for News 8 Daybreak on Sunday. The painting is called Figurative Surrealism of ...

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Indianapolis Museum of Art President Charles Venable Resigns – ARTnews.com

After the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields faced controversy over a job listing seeking a director who could maintain its “traditional, core, white art audience,” the institution’s president, Charles Venable, has resigned. “We are sorry. We have made mistakes. We have let you down,” the museum’s board of trustees and board of governors wrote in a notice posted to the museum’s website. “We ...

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