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1310, 2021

Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center showcases local artists and revamped courtyard

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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

1310, 2021

New mural coming to Huntington’s downtown

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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

1310, 2021

Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center Gets Boost

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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

1310, 2021

Drum circle starting at Arts Included Gallery

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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. [...]

1310, 2021

HAEC offers program for kids

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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 [...]

3009, 2021

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.

By |September 30th, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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 [...]

2309, 2021

Strick gives State of City address

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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

2309, 2021

Carrillo Offers Art Workshops

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

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 [...]

2309, 2021

IAC Selects Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Teams

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

  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

2309, 2021

Emley Couple Starts Food Truck

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

After almost 10 years of catering, Brad and Sarah Emley decided to bring their BBQ business to the road by buying a food truck.In April of 2021, Brad and Sarah bought their truck. Around this time they also started using the Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center (HAEC) to prep their food. Two other food trucks in Huntington use the HAEC kitchen for this purpose.         http://www.huntingtoncountytab.com/feature/60769/emley-couple-extends-their-catering-biz-food-truck

2309, 2021

Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center receives grant from 1st Source Foundation

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: HAEC News|

Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center, a collaborative community project of Pathfinder Services, the LaFontaine Arts Council and Huntington University, received a $5,000 grant from 1st Source Foundation. The grant will provide equipment needed to offer in-person classes and digitize the classes.         https://www.journalgazette.net/entertainment/calendar/20210724/people-and-places

2410, 2019

Katy Strass Has Dual Role for Pathfinder Services, Inc. and LaFontaine Arts Council in Arts Center Project

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: HAEC News|

Pathfinder Services, Inc. and LaFontaine Arts Council, in their collaboration to create the Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center in downtown Huntington, have named Katy Strass to a dual role as Director of the Arts Center and future Executive Director of the LaFontaine Arts Council. The Huntington Arts & Entrepreneurial Center, located in the Odd Fellow Historic Buildings, is a multi-purpose community arts center that will serve people of [...]

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