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

February

2nd
Blooming Out of Trauma The Intersection of Upholstery and Activist Art

March

8th
The Black Experience Martin Luther King and Beyond

April

26th
Allison Svoboda Mixed media

July

19th
Rashelle Roos & Joe Agati Paintings and sculpture

August

30th
Cydney Lewis & Art Garcia Collage and paintings

October

11th
Felix Maldonado Selected paintings

November

15th
Gallery break Our gallery will be closed in late January while we prepare for our 2024 community show.

December

6th
2024 Community Show Artists from Gary, Connected to Gary, that have not been exhibited in our gallery
View past events

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.