Diversity & Inclusion

We, the board of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District, acknowledge and adopt the following broad and all-encompassing definition of diversity and inclusion:

Diversity is the seeking and achieving of a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures. Inclusiveness is an essential source of vitality and strength for the effective pursuit of an organization’s mission.


Resolution

WHEREAS the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District board embraces the organization’s mission of providing artistic opportunities to people of diverse backgrounds;

WHEREAS the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District board is committed to educating and encouraging its members and constituents in the nonprofit sector to better serve the regional community;

WHEREAS the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District board has served as the resource for and has made significant investments in the area of diversity, therefore BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

Diversity is recognized and embraced as critical to the mission of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District and shall remain an integral, ongoing and proactive part of the organization’s governance, committees, membership, programs, policies, activities, goals and priorities now and in the future;

Miller Beach Arts & Creative District provides access and opportunities to the arts to all segments of the community;

Miller Beach Arts & Creative District strives to be inclusive in its planning and programs, and diversity is part of its plans;

The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District Board of Directors seeks to be representative of the region’s diversity, serving as a springboard for ideas and generating concepts related to the diversification of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District’s programs and services in all communities.

Upcoming events

December

2nd
COMMUNITY SHOW “Random Acts of Creativity” Neighbors and friends revealed as artists!
6th
LOVE B.O.M.B.s at the Beach Cafe — Shelby & Locust An annual fundraising event that raises money for the NWI Humane Society. This year participants and observers can sign up to become one of the MILLER 500 who give $10, $20, $30 or more per month to help pay for the operating costs of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District.
11th
ARTIST TALK — Community Show 2022 Random Acts of Creativity
18th
Book Signing & Reading — Meg Demakas – “Maggies Not So Big Move” A great event for kids during the Holiday Season
22nd
Holiday Movie Night! — ELF Join us for a modern-day movie classic
30th
ALL IN JEST TRIVIA — Game 4 The fun continues.....
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Miller Beach Arts & Creative District

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 2405, Gary, IN 46403
219-885-9114
MBACDarts@gmail.com

Gallery Location:

Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403
Open Friday and Saturday, 6—8pm, and Sunday 2—4. Find us on , , and Instagram.