Rosenwald

Documentary Film

Marshall J. Gardner Center For The Arts

Please join the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District as we celebrate Black History Month.

On Saturday February 17th. we are screening the documentary film “Rosenwald”, which documents the collaboration between businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington as they built over 5000 schools in the south during the Jim Crow era.  The Rosenwald Foundation went on to help support many artists and intellectuals such as W.E.B. DuBois and Langston Hughes.

Doors open at 6:30pm and a cash bar will be available for the purchase of beer and wine.

The film starts at 7:00pm.  A $12 donation at the door includes film, introductory lecture, popcorn and soft drinks. Cash bar will be available from 6:30pm for beer and wine.

Check out our art exhibit as well! “Paint It Black” is a mixed media exhibit of paintings, photographs, sculptures and textiles on loan from individuals throughout our community.

The exhibit runs Fridays and Saturdays 6-9pm and Sundays 1-4pm through February 25th.

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“Rosenwald” is part of our Screenings series.

Upcoming events

January

7th
Anti-Racism Mural Project South Shore Arts Student Artwork
27th
Trivia Night Every last Thursday of the month
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Updates

We're closed NYE and Jan 1, but open Jan 2. There will be no yoga or pilates before NYE.
Family Yoga Moved to Wednesdays
Jenifer Vargo Okamura is now Executive Director of MBACD, as of September 20th, 2021.

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.