"In the future, everyone will have fifteen minutes of fame" - Andy Warhol paraphrased.
As guests filtered into Blue Chip's Stardust Event Center Saturday night, they were greeted by a room sparingly lit. The room lights mostly dimmed, event attendees were cast in shadow, save for the erratic glow of reds, blues and greens that shone up and down the hall, like one would find in a bohemian nightclub. A single white spotlight illuminated an empty podium, suggesting the role of an unnamed artist who could fill up the entire room with their energy. As guests filtered in, the lights grew brighter and brighter.
From Friday, June 9 through Saturday, October 13 Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will exhibit original works by Andy Warhol, on loan from the Drew and Wendy Levenfeld collection, as well as from the Brauer Museum of the Art's permanent collection at Valparaiso University, Indiana. The exhibition will be titled Warhol: Icon & Influence and is generously sponsored by NIPSCO.
Friday, May 4, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM (CDT) Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will again host musician Peter Aglinskas. A recipient of the Chicago Cultural Department's "Artists International" Award, Peter infuses his music with elements from the contemporary worlds of jazz, soul and rock, with technique firmly rooted in the classical music tradition. Enjoy Peter's sultry solo guitar stylings while you peruse the galleries. Admission is free and a cash bar and lite bites will be provided.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.
To take a ball of string and use knitting or crochet to turn it from nothing into a beautiful blanket, scarf, hat, or other item can be truly amazing. Watching something take form and be created is a fun, relaxing task that not everyone knows the joy of.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) spring 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 for a little "me time" and focus their creativity for a day or two. Offerings run from March 12 through April 14. Classes fill quickly so all are encouraged to register early.
Local artist, Jay Zerbe, will be bringing his latest show,"eCollage", to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA). Zerbe's digital collages are constructed in photoshop using elements from his paintings and drawings ordered in many layers. He then prints the image with archival ink on 8.5x11" archival paper.
Lubeznik Center For the Arts, an arts hub integrating contemporary art exhibitions with educational programming for kids and adults in Michigan City and the Michiana region, recently celebrated the retirement of several longstanding board members.
Featured Creatures showcases artworks completed by student artists of Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) Health Promotion through the Arts Program, in partnership with The Social and Learning Institute (SLI) and Paladin, Inc, provides weekly classes for adults living with developmental and cognitive disabilities. This program, now entering its tenth year, provides a creative space for these artists to explore and develop motor and vocabulary skills, as well as develop social support and peer relationships. Thanks to Duneland Health Council for generously sponsoring this program.
Capturing the moment can be a make or break instant in time that can determine how we remember an event. In 2017, we captured a lot of amazing and intense moments like holiday parades, sporting events, and graduations that summed up a year full of excitement and life-changing events. We are proud to be there to capture these moments and share the top ten most memorable photo galleries from this year in La Porte County!