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What's Happening at Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center

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Daily from July 20, 2015 until August 28, 2015

June 15, 2015

June 23, 2015

June 13, 2015

Daily from June 8, 2015 until July 10, 2015

July 11, 2015

Location: 107 West Washington Street, Harford City, Indiana

Phone: 260-726-4809

Link: http://www.artsland.org

Event Description

May 1, 2015 Updated Jun 12, 2015 at 10:09 AM EDT

Second Saturday at Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center
Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center will be hosting a free event Saturday, June 13 and Saturday, July 11. Children in Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited for a “Make-It and Take-It” activity. Children and families may attend the activity any time between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center will be accepting free-will donations to cover the cost of supplies.
The center is located at 107 West Washington Street, Hartford City, Indiana. For more information contact Leslie Newton at 765-348-1677, Kelley Carpenter at Kelleycarpenter21@gmail.com, or visit www.artsland.org.
Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and every second Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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Arts Place, Blackford County Arts Center is currently accepting registrations for First Steps in Music. Lessons will be on Tuesday mornings beginning June 23 and continue through July 28. 9:00-9:35 is 10 months to 23 months. 10:00-10:35 is 2-3 years. 11:00-11:35 4-5 years. Instruction will be held Blackford County Arts Center located at 107 West Washington St, Hartford City, IN.
A limited number of scholarships are available for individual instruction. Scholarships are based on financial need and commitment to study.
The class is based on John Feierabend’s curriculum, Fist Steps in Music. The class is designed for the child and parent together.

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Blackford County Arts Center of Arts Place will be presenting the ALCOVE Artist’s Exhibit from June 8 to July 10, 2015. ALCOVE is a group of artists from Jay County and the surrounding areas. An opening reception will be held on June 14, 2:00-4:00. Live music will be provided by ALCOVE member Ken Bantz. This is a free event and the public is invited.
The Blackford Center is located at 107 W. Washington St. P.O. Box 362, Hartford City, IN. For more information contact Leslie Newton at 765-348-1677 or Tisha Trice, at design@tricedesignstudio.com

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Arts Place, Blackford County Arts Center is currently accepting registrations for summer MusicWorks instruction. Adults and students may enroll in individual instruction. Lessons begin June 15 and continue through July 24. Early bird registration deadline is Monday, June 8. After that date, students will be accepted on a space-available basis. Instruction will be held at Arts Place, Blackford County Arts Center located at 107 West Washington St, Hartford City, IN.

A limited number of scholarships are available for individual instruction. Scholarships are based on financial need and commitment to study.
MusicWorks is one of the oldest comprehensive music education programs in East Central Indiana. All instructors are highly trained professional musicians. Individual weekly lessons are available at the Portland Center in band instruments, strings, piano, voice, and guitar.

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Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center will have the SummerFest Juried Art Show reception July 24th, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. The judge of this show is Deborah Stapleton, Director of the Anderson Art Center. Awards will be presented at 6:30. The exhibit will be on display from July 20-August 28, 2015.Artists should submit artwork no later than July 10 to be considered for the exhibit.
The SummerFest events will be on Saturday July 25, on Main St, on the north side of the Court House. Activities taking place are as follows.
7-9 AM Masonic Lodge serves breakfast
9-noon Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 4 PM Artisans selling art work, Live bands performing, Children’s Craft area and library stories
9 AM – 4PM Juried Art Exhibit and BHS Silent Auction of student art at the Blackford County Art Center, on the south side of the Court House.
For more information about the reception contact Leslie Newton at leslovesart@yahoo.com, or 765-348-1677, or Tisha Trice at design@tricedesignstudio.com

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Arts Place, Blackford County Center will be providing an evening of acrylic painting, light refreshments, and wine Saturday, August 8th, from 6:30 pm -9:00 pm. The cost is $25.00 per person. A teaching artist will guide participants as they paint with acrylics and complete a painting by the end of the night. The class is for beginners and intermediate painters.

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Arts Place Blackford County Arts Center, located at 107 W. Washington St., Hartford City, IN, will be hosting its 3rd Annual SummerFest Juried Art Show. The show will be open July 20th through August 28, 2015.

Works in any 2D medium, including photography qualify for entry.(No 3D at this time) All works must be original and must be ready to exhibit (i.e. framed ready to hang/no saw tooth hangers) and completed within the last 5 years. Applicants must be resident of Indiana. Judging will be done by Deborah Stapleton, Director of the Anderson Art Center. Completed entry form and non-refundable fee of $35 need to be received no later than July 10, 2015. Each artist may enter up to three pieces for the $35 fee. Forms can be picked up at Arts Place in Portland, IN, at the Blackford County Arts Center in Hartford City, or request a form by email artsland@artsland.org.
For more information contact Leslie Newton at leslovesart@yahoo.com, or 765-348-1677, or Tisha Trice at design@tricedesignstudio.com

Blackford County Center hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday from 3-7 and every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10-2.




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