Upcoming Events & Opportunities

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May 11: Artwork by Jerry Seabolt
Location: Conjure Coffee, 701 Columbia Ave.

Jerry Seabolt has an exhibition of artwork at Conjure Coffee, from now until the end of May. There will be a Meet and Greet with Jerry at Conjure on May 11th from 5-9pm. Check out some of his artwork here!

 

 
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Voyage: The Art of Alan Larkin
Location: South Bend Museum of Art, 120 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Alan Larkin has an exhibition up currently at the South Bend Museum of Art until July 1st. An Artist Talk will be held on Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 - 8:00pm in the gallery. You can find out more about Alan and his artwork here!

 

 
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June 7 - 10: Hobnobben Film Festival
Location: Cinema Center, Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab, and the Spectator Lounge.

Come out and celebrate Fort Wayne's celebration of cinematic art at the third annual Hobnobben Film Festival. See stories told from around the globe starting Thursday, June 7th and going through Sunday, June 10th. Screenings will be held at Cinema CenterParkview Physicians Group ArtsLab, and the Spectator Lounge. 
The local favorite Blocknobben, film fest block party, at Arts United Center will be held Friday, June 8th with local vendors, food, and beer! 

Hang out with filmmakers, learn about the art of moviemaking, and have lots of fun at the Hobnobben Film Festival!

 

 
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May 16: Artist Talk: Japanese Woodblock Prints
Location: Fort Wayne Museum of Art

The flowering of Japanese woodblock prints occurred during the Edo Period (1603-1868).  The artists drew their subjects from literature, kabuki theater, the countryside, and nature reflecting the panorama of pleasurable activities that the citizens of Edo enjoyed in their daily lives.  Receiving less attention were the Japanese printmakers who continued to work into the mid-20th century in Japan and here in the U.S.  Featured in this talk will include works by Andō Hiroshige, Utagawa Kunisada, Junichiro Sekino, Hiroshi Yoshida, and Roger Shimomura. 

 

 
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May 19: Coventry Meadows Art & Music Festival
Location: Coventry Meadows, 7843 W Jefferson Blvd.

Come out on May 19th for the Coventry Meadows Art & Music Fest. Bring your friends and family to enjoy dozens of local artisans, live music, food trucks, beer, wine and more. 

 

 

May 18: LGBTQ+ Youth Art Show
Location: Wunderkammer Co, 3402 Fairfield Ave.

The Fort Wayne Center for Nonviolence and Wunderkammer Company are hosting an LGBTQ+ Youth Art Show.

Youth from the Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Support Group will be performing spoken word and displaying their art--including paintings, poetry, photography, jewelry, and clothes. Some of the jewelry, prints and paintings will be for sale.

Please come out to this all ages, free event and see LGBTQ+ Youth Art!

 

 
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May 17: Art of the City
Location: Wunderkammer, 3402 Fairfield Ave.

Alexandra Hall, Co-Founder of Art This Way and Joe Giant, Urban Planner and City of Fort Wayne Public Art Program Administrator, will discuss the important and creative public and private art initiatives helping redefine our city and downtown.

They will also be recognizing and presenting 2018 scholarship winners.

Networking at 11:30AM | Presentation and Lunch at 12:00PM

 

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES!
Original Music • Original Fine Art
September 8th & 9th 2018
2017 marked the successful return of the Fort Wayne Arts Festival at Jefferson Pointe and this year promises to be even better! This popular and prestigious juried outdoor show features the best of local and regional artists offering an array of masterful works in all mediums. Booths are nestled within the classic Courtyard setting throughout the Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center located on Fort Wayne’s southwest side. Returning this year…original music performed by local musicians in a Saturday night outdoor concert. This is a rain or shine event. 

Application deadline: Saturday May 16, 2018 [Requires a non-refundable $25 jury fee]
Notification of acceptance: Friday June 8, 2018
Show Hours: Saturday Sept 8, 2018 - 10am to 6pm Plus: Saturday Night Concert 6pm to 8pm
Sunday Sept 9, 2018 - Noon to 5pm
Location: Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center • 4130 West Jefferson Blvd • Fort Wayne IN 46804

 

 

May 20, 2-7pm: Broadway Unity Project
Location: CS3, 1915 S Calhoun Street.

Support public art in your community by joining us in the Broadway Unity Project--- an event to kickstart a collaborative mural on Broadway. Artists, Vendors, Fashion Show & More!

Featuring live music from The Vision Machine, The Greatful Groove , U.R.B., & The Be Colony! 

$5 cover kids 12 and under free

 

 
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2-Part Drypoint Workshop with Julie Wall: May 26 and June 2, 1-4pm // $65 per person
Location: FWMOA, 311 E Main St.


Fort Wayne-based artist, owner of the HEDGE, and one of the Paradigm Gallery's most popular, Julie Wall will lead a 2-part drypoint workshop introducing you to this printmaking technique. 

The workshop is a 2-part series held on consecutive Saturdays May 26 and June 2. We ask that participants commit to both dates.

The workshop includes, paper, ink, drypoint plate, use of tools and press, and 3 high quality prints to take home.

Reserve your spot with payment by calling the Paradigm Gallery at 260.422.6467.

 

 
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May 25: Night Life: An Evening with The Hedge x Collective State

Collective State presents this exclusive pop-up event, May 25th from 7-10pm! 

•The amazing Julie Wall, from local gallery The Hedge, will be in house with a selection of her beautiful work available for sale! 

• We will be providing a magical dessert bar for the evening, courtesy of Pastry master Grace Kelly of GK Baked Goods along with coffee from Yellow Cup Coffee! 

•One free beverage of your choice, from everyones favorite cocktail wizards HT2, is included with your ticket, and word is they will have a special coffee cocktail on the menu! 👀

•Adam Meyer will be here providing vibes with his special style of dj performance! 

•With your ticket purchase you will also be entered to win an amazing giveaway with offerings from The Hedge, Tiny Clementine, Narwahl & Manatee, Knotoday, Nick Ferran, and more! 

•This is a 21+ private event, and space is limited. Tickets are available through Eventbrite, reserve your spot today! 
 

 

 
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June 14 - July 11: Artwork by Joel Fremion & Gregg Coffey
Location: Rhapsody Art Gallery, 3400 N Anthony Blvd.

Rhapsody Gallery is excited to bring together its first dual artist art exhibition with two artists who share a love for complex texture and wondrous design. 
Indiana based fabric artist, Joel Fremion and oil painter, Gregg Coffey will share an exhibition of their favorite works at Rhapsody Art Gallery in Fort Wayne, IN. There will be an opening reception on June 14 from 6-10pm.

 

 
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This monthly tour program is specially designed for individuals with an early-stage diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other form of dementia. Tours are led by docents trained to effectively communicate with individuals with an early-stage diagnosis of dementia and are designed to be engaging for the individual and their care partners.

People who are interested in attending the monthly tours must be pre-screened through the Fort Wayne office of the Alzheimer's Association by calling 800.272.3900. Tours are free of charge for participants and their care partners and will take place the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m., each lasting about an hour.