Lubeznik Center for the Arts Briefs April 23, 2014

2014-first-friday-poetry-slam-may-2First Friday Poetry Slam
Hosted by J.W. Baz
Friday, May 2, 2014
5 - 8 PM (CDT)

Poets, come showcase your work in an audience-juried event. In tournament style, poets will be eliminated each round until one is left standing as the Poetry Slam Champion. For more info, please visit our website.

Participants must pre-register at or 219.874.4900. Registration is first come, first serve, so don't miss out!

Seats are still available for Saturday's Fused Glass 1 Workshop
April 26
12:00 - 2:30 PM
$65, $58.50 for members

Supply fee: $10, no supply discount

Ages 16 and up
Instructor: Twyla Butler

In this introductory class, students will learn the fundamentals of glass fusing while creating a coaster and some jewelry pieces. The basic concepts of layout, glass cutting, fusing and kiln work will be covered.

Sign up online or by calling 219.874.4900.

Summer Classes, Now Available!

LCA has a unique collection of classes to offer this season. Art Appreciation with Gregg Hertzlieb, Abstract Painting with Michael Bill Smith (artist of our upcoming exhibit, Ignorance with Wings), and iPhoneography are just a few of our visual arts classes. Masters & Merlot and Mad Hatting & High Tea are a few of our one-day workshops. For young artists, we have Cartooning & Manga, Pop - Up Art, and much more. And this is the time to start thinking about enrolling your children in LCA's Summer Art Camps.

For more details and to register online visit our website
or call 219.874.4900.

Members, be on the lookout for your online member discount code in your email. If you aren't already a member, one of the benefits of being an LCA member is getting 10% off on classes.

Become a member today!

Register for Classes Today!
Opening Reception of MCAS Elementary Art Exhibit
NIPSCO Art Education Studios
Thursday, May 1
5 - 7 pm (CDT)

Join us for the opening reception for the Michigan City Area Elementary School students art exhibit. Impressive in both quality and quantity, this striking display of art and fine crafts includes two and three - dimensional pieces by Kindergarten through 5th grade students. Created in the art rooms of the Michigan City public schools, a variety of art mediums including paint, clay, chalk pastels, and paper are represented at each grade level.

May 6, 2014
12am - 12pm Online @Give Local LP County

On May 6, 2014, Unity Foundation of La Porte County is joining more than 100 communities throughout the United States for a national day of local giving.Marking the centennial anniversary of community foundations, Give Local La Porte County will allow LaPorte County to generate significant funds for causes right in our own backyard. For one day, every dollar given to local nonprofits will be matched by funds from a national pool of sponsorships, as well as local matches-making every gift go further.

Support LCA by making a donation on May 6. For more information please visit here.

Gallery Shop
Featured Artist:
Aurelia Ploutis

New items have arrived in the shop by artist Aurelia Ploutis. Ploutis brings a unique collection of jewelry and bookmarks at an affordable price. Earring sets are priced at $12, while book marks and pendents range from $12-$30. Stop in today to grab one of these pieces before we sell out!