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Upcoming events in this series

ARTIST TALK — Community Show 2022

Random Acts of Creativity

Meet the artists. Hear them explain the art they have created. And in some cases, hear the art ! Light refreshments.

Book Signing & Reading — Meg Demakas – “Maggies Not So Big Move”

A great event for kids during the Holiday Season

Sunday December 18th 2-4pm Maggie’s Not So Big Move written by Meg Demakas. A new children’s book describing a child’s family relocation to a community celebrating Hanukkah during the holidays. Based on actual events, this…

Holiday Movie Night! — ELF

Join us for a modern-day movie classic

ELF – The Movie – Thursday December 22nd doors open at 6:30 pm, movie starts at 7 pm, $10 at the door proceeds benefit the MBACD. Cash Bar.  Ticket price includes soft drinks and popcorn. …

ALL IN JEST TRIVIA — Game 4

The fun continues.....

Friday December 30th – woo hoo the last trivia game of 2022! Don’t miss the best and only game in town. Join Josh Gamble as he tools through the mishmash of ephemera to challenge even…

Community Vision Board Event — Free and Open to the Public

Join us to make your own personal vision board and contribute to our Community Vision Board for 2023

You’re invited to visualize & manifest a wonderful 2023 with us! Saturday January 7th 2023  11 am to 3 pm at the Marshall J Gardner Center for the Arts. We will provide the poster boards,…

Past events in this series

LOVE B.O.M.B.s at the Beach Cafe -- Shelby & Locust
December 2022
MILLER COMMUNITY THEATER -- Fundraiser
December 2022
Cookie Walk First Friday December
December 2022
All In Jest Trivia Night
November 2022
HOLIDAY MOVIE NIGHT -- ELF
November 2022
Everglades of the North & Shifting Sands
November 2022
OPENING RECEPTION - "In The Company of Nature"
November 2022
All In Jest Trivia Night Game 2
October 2022
Artist Talk - Searching for Balance in Chaos
April 2022
Opening Reception - Searching for Balance in Chaos
April 2022
Region Rising emerging artists exhibit
March 2021
Mid-Century Living
June 2020
Dance, Song, & Soul Food
February 2020
Artist Talk with Marty Bohn
September 2019
In Her Own Style
July 2019
One Mic
June 2019
Miller Beach Farmers Market
May 2019
Artist Talk: Larry Lapidus
October 2018
Plein Air
August 2018
Mani Stone Painting Workshop
October 2017
Beach Ball
September 2017
Open Mic Poetry Readings
April 2017
Gary Poetry Project workshop
April 2017
Poetry Reading
January 2017
Heroes' Quest
December 2016
Jeff Manes Book Signing
November 2016
South Shore Soup
November 2016
National Lakeshore Blow Out event with Save the Dunes
September 2016
Fest in the First
September 2016
Home Tour
August 2016
Lake Michigan Modern
August 2016
Jeff Manes Book Signing
July 2016
Nelson Algren Festival
June 2016
Miller Beach Farmers Market
May 2016
Poetry, Films and Popcorn
April 2016
Jeff Manes Book Signing
March 2016
Steel Closets
February 2016
Exhibit and Silent Auction
January 2016
Miller Doors
January 2016
Footsteps in the Dunes
December 2015
Bees Knees Bash
October 2015
Chorus Angelorum
October 2015
The Unwonted
October 2015
If These Walls Could Tell
September 2015
Algren
June 2015
Love: Lost & Found
February 2015
Motown Christmas Concert
December 2013
Chorus Angelorum
October 2013
South Shore Summer Music Festival
August 2013
FDR
April 2013
Outsider Art
April 2013
An Opera Recital
October 2012
Mozart Program
October 2012
Winter Organ Concert
January 2012

Upcoming events

December

2nd
COMMUNITY SHOW “Random Acts of Creativity” Neighbors and friends revealed as artists!
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.....

January

7th
Community Vision Board Event — Free and Open to the Public Join us to make your own personal vision board and contribute to our Community Vision Board for 2023
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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.