Arts Place in Portland Presents...

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 5, 2015

November 20, 2015

December 11, 2015

December 3, 2015

January 13, 2016

December 9, 2015

Location: Arts Place, Portland Center, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana

Phone: 260-726-4809

Email: artsland@artsland.org

Link: http://www.artsland.org

Event Description

October 8, 2015 Updated Nov 18, 2015 at 10:20 AM EST

Arts Place is currently accepting proposals for its Portland center in Indiana.The center features a main gallery and two smaller galleries. The regional arts council is seeking innovative proposals from artists in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois. Proposals for both 2- and 3- dimensional media for solo and/or group shows are welcomed.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Anderson, Visual Arts Director, by phone at 260-726-4809, toll-free at 866-539-9911, or email kanderson@artsland.org . To apply, submit the following information. Electronic submissions are preferred. Proposals are due by October 2nd.

1. 10 images of recent work completed in the last 2 years. Please include detailed information with each image including title, medium, dimensions, date completed, etc.
2. Description of proposed exhibition
3. Current resume
4. Artist statement


To kick off Winter Fest Activities, Arts Place Portland Center will be hosting its 33rd annual Holiday Benefit Auction Friday, November 20. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and the auction will begin at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Free refreshments, beer samples, and coffee samples will be served throughout the evening.


The Portland Center of Arts Place will be presenting the Alcove and Friends Holiday Show beginning Friday, November 20th through December 17th. There will be a free reception with refreshments to meet the artists December 11th from 5-7.

The ALCOVE is a collection of local artists who work together to promote and exhibit their art. Alcove members organize the Holiday Show at Arts Place to invite other artists to exhibit together as friends. There will be a variety of art displayed including pottery, photographs, paintings, and more. Sales at the exhibit will be encouraged. For more information on this event contact Visual Arts Director, Kimberly Anderson at 260-726-4809 or kanderson@artsland.org.


Arts Place will be hosting two all-day open studio wheel throwing sessions, December 3rd and January 13th. The Portland Center of Arts Place is located at 131 East Walnut Street. Experienced wheel throwers are invited to make a bowl that will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Bowls may be any size, color, or design.


Arts Place will hold its annual MusicWorks Holiday Concert Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 in Hall-Moser Theatre. Doors will open at 6:45 and the concert will begin at 7:00. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Arts Place is located at 131 East Walnut St, Portland, IN 47371.
Performing groups for the concert will include: The Jay County Community Band, Eastern Breeze Flute Ensemble, Brown Paper Sax Saxophone Ensemble, Brassissimo!, Trumpet Ensemble, and Distant Thunder Percussion Ensemble.
For more information about this event contact Pete Vogler at 260-726-4809 or pvogler@artsland.org.

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