Brand new picnic tables and potted plants decorate the back courtyard of the Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center. Pathfinders and Republic Services helped beautify the downtown building Saturday. Arts Center Director Katy Strass says it will benefit local artists, building residents and the general public. To view more information:https://www.wfft.com/content/news/Huntington-Arts-and-Entrepreneurial-Center-showcases-local-artists-revamped-courtyard-574576071.html
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Katy Strass, director of the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center and executive director of the LaFontaine Arts Council, addressed the City of Huntington’s Common Council on Tuesday, Feb. 9, hand in hand with America Carrillo, local artist, to introduce Carrillo’s work on the “Yes You Can” project. To view more information: http://www.dev-huntingtoncountytab.com/feature/59635/new-mural-coming-huntingtons-downtown
This year’s Heritage Days celebration will wrap up with JeFFFest – which is a Festival of Fun Food, Fabulous Music and Fine Art — that will take place Sunday evening, June 20th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Fort Wayne-based AWS Foundation has awarded the Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center a $180,000 grant for start-up and operational costs, as well as a $600,000, zero-percent interest loan. To view more information: https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/42635614/huntington-arts-entrepreneur-center-gets-boost
A new program at the Arts Included Gallery will be presented by North Node Wellness within the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center (HAEC). The therapeutic, facilitated drum circle environment invites people to the gallery who wish to explore mindfulness through rhythmic exercises using percussion instruments. The “Groove and Soothe” program will be offered once a month in the gallery at HAEC from 1 to 2 p.m., starting Saturday, Oct. 23. To view more information follow link below:http://www.huntingtoncountytab.com/community/61713/drum-circle-starting-arts-included-gallery
Kindermusik is the world’s leading provider of music-based education for children from birth through age 7 and is currently enrolling parents and children ages 1 to 6 in the new program within the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center (HAEC). Child and a guardian register for a monthly membership that includes a weekly in-person class, song downloads, musical eBooks, educational videos and games as well as parenting tips. Activities are designed to encourage multi-sensory learning and is a way for children to interact with other peers and engage in movement, rhythm and vocal activities. To see more information follow the link [...]
The Indiana Arts Commission announced today that over 100 Hoosier artists have participated in the annual On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator for artists and creative professionals through local partnerships statewide.Maya Hernandez2021-10-13T21:55:26+00:00
On-Ramp is a national award-winning program designed to educate artists and creative professionals in ten key areas of entrepreneurship and finance and to provide ongoing mentorship and development of arts-based small businesses. A recent study has shown alumni of the program have been more resilient as entrepreneurs compared to similar businesses across the nation. They have retained more of their savings in the midst of the pandemic and are actively managing and tracking expenses, identifying new allies and partners, and adjusting their business plans with more success than their peers. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/INARTS/bulletins/2f30211
On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Huntington Mayor Richard Strick addressed several members of the community, sharing his State of the City address at the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center. http://www.huntingtoncountytab.com/community/59721/strick-gives-state-city-address
Artist America Carrillo will be offering two workshops in May. The schedule is as follows: • Saturday, May 22: Mural Painting for Kids – Paint a Wall. • Saturday, May 29: Art Sales 101 – How to Sell your Art. Both workshops will take place at the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center (HAEC), 32 E. Franklin St., Huntington. According to the HAEC Facebook page, the “fees associated with the workshops will cover the materials, allow for continued artist programming at HAEC and support America Carrillo in her journey as a working artist.” To register for either workshop, call HAEC at 358-0055 [...]
The Indiana Arts Commission has announced the six teams that have been selected to participate in its On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator. The IAC says the teams will work to improve the economic resilience of creative small businesses in their communities. https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/43808389/iac-selects-creative-entrepreneur-accelerator-teams