Carmel, IN – Enjoy watching the creation of art on the streets Carmel’s Arts & Design District during Drawn to the District this Saturday, May 14th and the weekend of May 28-29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Inspired by the beauty of spring and the District’s picturesque surroundings, this “en plein air” event adds a vibrant atmosphere to the new season in Carmel.
All are welcome as the District galleries will be open and actively participating in this one-of-a-kind May event sure to draw artists and spectators alike from the Carmel community and beyond. Free art classes in pottery, calligraphy and mosaics are also planned to encourage all ages to view or create their own art. Glass paperweight making is also available for a $25 fee.
Inspired by the city’s September Carmel on Canvas event, the spring version, Drawn to the District, carries its own distinction with a laid back feel, encouraging participants of all abilities to enjoy expressing their creativity in a less competitive atmosphere.
Please join us in creating our first community mosaic with ArtSplash Gallery artist Nancy Keating. The design will be laid out and ready for your creativity at Auntie Em’s Frozen Custard and Cupcakes (111 Main St., Ste. 130) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everything is provided and there will also be a children’s area. No experience necessary.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS
This very special Drawn to the District - Plein Art Painting event is open to all ages and skill levels. Whether it’s painting, sketching, sculpting, carving or creating mosaics, there is a medium for everyone to participate. Registration is free and will be next to ArtSplash Gallery (111 W. Main St., Suite 140). Each artist will receive a T-shirt and tote bag.
For registration and more information contact Stephanie Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on specific dates and times, as well as art class offerings, please check the website at carmelartsanddesign.com.
The Carmel Arts & Design District is the Midwest’s premier arts and design destination. Home to more than 200 businesses, including art galleries, restaurants, antique dealers, design showrooms, boutiques, and creative service providers, the Carmel Arts & Design District promises to stimulate the senses. The Indiana Design Center is housed in the Carmel Arts & Design District. In addition, hundreds have taken advantage of the wide variety of housing opportunities and call the Carmel Arts & Design District home.