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

May

8th
Chernobyl Experience With The Decay Devils

June

5th
James Shirey Horticultural Photography
7th
Farmers Market 2020 The Best Place to Spend Sunday
13th
Lake Effekt Mural Art Festival
20th
Joe Rauen Live Music With Handmade Instruments

July

3rd
Closed For Independence Day

August

7th
Monotype Paintings Angela Saxon, Anne Corlett, Royce Deans
15th
Plein Air Event and Exhibit

September

4th
Alumni Art Exhibit William A. Wirt High School

November

6th
Suzy Vance Fibre Art Exhibit
21st
Artisan Fair

December

4th
Community Art Show
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Updates

While we are closed due to the pandemic, you can still support us with a donation to help us reopen when the time comes.

Miller Beach Arts
& Creative District

P.O. Box 2405, Gary, IN 46403
(773) 822-8086

Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts

540 S. Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403
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