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Art Center Open House Saturday to kick off membership drive

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The Chesterton Art Center will host a membership drive during the month of March titled, “March Membership Madness". An Open House will be held Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to kick off the special month.

Prospective members, current members, and curious guests will be invited to tour the building, enjoy some treats, win a few prizes, meet the current teachers, shop for art/gifts, learn more about the organization, and sign up for membership.

Memberships begin at only $25 per year and entitle the member to discounts on classes/purchases, a copy of the monthly online newsletter, and the ability to participate in member-only exhibits, as well as sell his/her artwork at the Art Center.

The Chesterton Art Center has been an active part of the community for 58 years and is the host of the Annual Chesterton Art Fair. The 60th Art Fair will take place August 4-5 at Dogwood Park, Chesterton.

The Art Center will also sponsor the 10th Annual Art After Dark Gala at the Sand Creek Country Club on Friday, October 12.

Each week, the Chesterton Art Center hosts an average of nine children’s classes for kids ages 3-16, as well as eight adult classes in a variety of media - ceramics, stained glass, watercolor, photography, jewelry and much more. Plus, there is a monthly Cookies & Canvas for the kids, and a free Critique Night for adults who would like feedback and support for their artwork.

The March Membership Madness Open House is a free event, open to the public. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton.

To view the upcoming adult and children’s classes, visit the website at For further information don’t hesitate to contact the Art Center at 219-926-4711.



Posted 2/27/2018




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