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PNW Unveils 19th Annual Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit

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Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is celebrating the 19th Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit with a public reception on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 5:00 pm (CDT) in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex (DSAC), located on the Westville campus, 1401 S. U.S. Highway 421.

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Bold New Exhibitions at Lubeznik Center for the Arts

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From October 23 through January 6 2018, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will feature two new exhibitions: Fragile Codes and In the Abstract. The exhibits juxtapose artworks using one of the oldest techniques, "encaustic" or hot wax paintings, with the newest technologies in digital art.

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Amhurst Asylum: Bringing the Fear Every Year

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When visitors walk through Amhurst Asylum, they see dilapidated padded cells crawling with demented inhabitants, and dangling corpses shrouded in spider webs. Shrieks and cackles echo in the darkness while wild eyes leer through boarded walls. Finally, the smell of gasoline, accompanied by the roar of a chainsaw, greet them as their nightmarish journey comes to an end.

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Community Artist Shares Her Passion and Love for Art With Community

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Barbara Meeker was a little girl when her love for art overwhelmed her "mind and her heart."

"All I wanted to do was color and paint,” said Meeker. “My family was very supportive and encouraging. I wanted to share my passion so I became a teacher at the Hammond Public Schools and later at Purdue University.”

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Last Chance to Win a Pair of 2018 Festival of the Lakes VIP Passes!

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We couldn't wait to share the news. Festival of the Lakes returns next year July 18-22, 2018.

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Pines Village Meet the Artist Reception Showcases the Works of Local Artist Ken Reif

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The residents of Valparaiso’s Pines Village Retirement Community connected with yet another great artist through their latest Meet the Artist Reception with Chicagoland Oil Painter Ken Reif.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Launches New WELCOME! Newsletter


Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-Launches-New-WELCOME-NewsletterWelcome! In November, it will be one year since I was named Executive Director of Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA). I want to share with you many new initiatives, activities and successes. What a great year it has been!

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Ken Reif Art Exhibit Reflects Love and Respect for Nature

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Called “the Painter of Trees”, oil painter, Ken Reif will be the featured artist at The Village Gallery opening Sunday, September 24. Imagine standing at the base of a tree and looking up through the branches to the sky, that perspective is captured in his paintings. The viewer is in awe of these almost mystical depictions.

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Local Photographer Brings the Region to an International Spotlight


AddieAcresLocal photographer Nancy Addie is bringing her art and community to an international spotlight with a stunning entry into a Weather Channel photo contest. Her photo of the Chicago skyline is in the top 5 among thousands of contestants.

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Artspace Teams with Lubeznik Center for New Exhibition


artspace-teams-with-lubeznik-center-for-new-exhibitionTwo Michigan City galleries are joining together to present the Inside Out art exhibit on view August 29 – October 15, 2017 at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts and Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts with receptions at First Friday events on September 1st and October 6th from 5-8:00 pm in both locations.

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Registration Open for Fall Classes & Workshops at Lubeznik Center for the Arts


LCA-Fall-Classes-and-Workshops-2017_01 Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) fall class & workshop offerings for children, teens and adults are currently open for registration. Weekly classes are available for those looking to develop new skills and workshops for those looking to flex their creative muscles. Offerings start as early as September 16 through as late as November 4. Classes fill quickly so all are encouraged to register early.

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