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WINE & CANAPE TASTING hosted by Jeremy Huff & Entwined

June 21 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED for this event.

Join the Arts Council staff for a special fundraiser, Wine & Canape Tastings On The Roof, hosted by Jeremy Huff and Entwined Wine Bar. This will be a very special, ticketed fundraiser with our neighbors on Main Street.

Secure your tickets and invite your friends for a fun night to kick off the weekend in downtown Evansville!

First Pairing: Artichoke & Olive Canape and specially selected wine
Second Pairing: Mushroom Canape and specially selected wine
Third Pairing: Filet & Mushroom Canape and specially selected wine

For special dietary needs or requests, please note that in your registration or email Lisa Moore at [email protected].

$50 per person

Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

212 Main St
Evansville, IN 47708 United States
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Arts Council Announces Art Award Recipients

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The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana announces the recipients of the 2024 Art Awards. These awards celebrate arts organizations, artists, and patrons who have made significant contributions to the arts and cultural landscape of our community. A committee of past winners and community arts advocates selected honorees from an inspirational pool of dedicated nominees.

The 2024 Art Awards: Iconic will be held on Thursday, August 15th from 5:30-8 pm at City View at Sterling Square, and will include recognition in the following categories:  Visual Art Award, Performing Art Award, Young Artist Award, Arts Educator Award, and Art Project Award.

In addition, the Arts Council Staff and Board of Directors will present the Arts Council Award to two recipients, Samantha Buente, for elevating arts and entertainment programming in Haynie’s Corner to enhance neighborhood connectivity, livability, and desirability, and Tory Schendel-Vyvoda, for excellence in academic, institutional, and neighborhood-based arts research, programming, and engagement. Two lifelong arts advocates, Ginny Schroeder and Terry Becker, will be remembered for their extraordinary efforts to advance the arts in our community with an Arts Luminary recognition. Rounding out the evening, Mayor Stephanie Terry will present the prestigious Mayor’s Art Award to Stephanie Engelbrecht, for decades of generous philanthropy, strategic leadership, and unfailing commitment to advancing arts and cultural opportunities and institutions in Evansville.

The following groups and individuals will be recognized at the event:

Visual Art Award
Jordan Barclay, in recognition of his direction of the Evansville-focused documentary featuring local artist Kevin Titzer, “Sack Race with Knives”

Performing Art Award
Children’s Theatre of Southern Indiana, for their work to expand theater education and performance opportunities for young people in our region

Young Artist Award
Bayla Espenlaub, for theater and vocal achievement
Braden Riley, for orchestral violin performance achievement 

Arts Educator Award
Rob Millard-Mendez, for growing the local creative community by educating and inspiring fine arts students at the University of Southern Indiana

Arts Project Award
BOOKED! concert series organized by Hamilton Golike, for providing an inclusive, all-ages alternative for musicians and avid listeners to give/experience in a small group setting 

Tickets for the 2024 Art Awards: Iconic are available via the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana website. For sponsorship opportunities, to purchase a table, or to learn other ways to proactively support the Arts Council, please contact Director of Development, Lisa Moore at [email protected].

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Art Awards 2024: ICONIC

August 15 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

The 2024 Art Awards: Iconic will be held on Thursday, August 15th at City View at Sterling Square, and will include recognition in the following categories:  Visual Art Award, Performing Art Award, Young Artist Award, Arts Educator Award, Art Project Award, the prestigious Mayor’s Art Award, the Arts Council Awards, and some remembrances.

See the list of honorees here.

5:30-6:30 Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres

6:30-7:30 Award Ceremony

7:30-7:45 Pictures

Tickets will be $75 per person or $600 for a Reserved Named Table. Event sponsorships available for $1100 and up. Please contact Director of Development Lisa Moore for more details.

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$75 per person or $600 for Reserved Named Table

Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

212 Main St
Evansville, IN 47708 United States
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8123033178
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Pop-up Pub Featuring Patsy Hartigan’s

Join us for a lively evening at Pop-up Pub On the Roof, hosted in collaboration with our future neighbors on Main Street, Patsy Hartigan’s Pub. This special event is a fundraiser benefiting the Arts Council’s enriching programming.

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 5:30-7 PM
Location: Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main Street, Evansville, Indiana 47708

Tickets are $50 per person, with $20 of each ticket being tax deductible. 

During the event, guests will learn to craft two signature cocktails, including the classic Irish Coffee and another exciting drink from Hartigan’s menu. The Irish Coffee, a blend of rich coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and cream, has a history dating back to the 1940s when it was created to warm up passengers at an Irish airport. In addition, attendees will savor tantalizing small bites previewing the future offerings of Hartigan’s Pub.

So, snag your tickets and join us for an evening of fun, community, and support for our future downtown Evansville neighbors. Sláinte!

Seating is limited, so reserve your spot soon!

Pop-up Pub featuring Patsy Hartigan’s

May 2 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

Join us for a lively evening at Pop-up Pub On the Roof, hosted in collaboration with our future neighbors on Main Street, Patsy Hartigan’s Pub. This special event is a fundraiser benefiting the Arts Council’s enriching programming.

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 5:30-7 PM
Location: Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main Street, Evansville, Indiana 47708

Tickets are $50 per person, with $20 of each ticket being tax deductible. 

During the event, guests will learn to craft two signature cocktails, including the classic Irish Coffee and another exciting drink from Hartigan’s menu. The Irish Coffee, a blend of rich coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and cream, has a history dating back to the 1940s when it was created to warm up passengers at an Irish airport. In addition, attendees will savor tantalizing small bites previewing the future offerings of Hartigan’s Pub.

So, snag your tickets and join us for an evening of fun, community, and support for our future downtown Evansville neighbors. Sláinte!

Seating is limited, so reserve your spot soon!

$50 Per Person for this Fundraiser

Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

212 Main St
Evansville, IN 47708 United States
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8123033178
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SHADOW AND LIGHT an exhibit celebrating the 2024 Solar Eclipse - 1

Shadow and Light Art Exhibit

March 20 @ 10:00 am April 12 @ 4:00 pm

This exhibit aims to celebrate this celestial event with the use of shadow and light in either the artistic representation with 2D media, the use of light through the media, or multimedia pieces that use light as a component in the artwork.

Artist Reception: Saturday, April 6, 2024 5:30-7pm
Cash Bar provided by Sauced
Awards Announced at 6:15 pm
Exhibit Dates: March 20 – April 12, 2024
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm

FREE

Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

212 Main St
Evansville, IN 47708 United States
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8123033178
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