September 29th, 2016

Indy Bicentennial: Corban Brauer’s Celebration of Indianapolis

by Isabelle Matthies, High School intern

This summer, Dalton, Georgia painter Corban Brauer participated in the Harrison Center’s 48 Hour Residency, producing a body of work inspired by the city of Indianapolis and celebration of its bicentennial. Intern Isabelle Matthies responds to the work below. You can see Brauer’s paintings on Friday, October 7 in the popup storefront in the Harrison Center […]

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September 26th, 2016

The 48-Hour Residency, Home Edition

by Pam Allee

48 Hour Residency, Charlie Ballantine and Joel Tucker from Harrison Center for the Arts on Vimeo. You may be familiar with our 48-hour residencies, when we invite artists and musicians to come to Indianapolis, spend 24 hours exploring the city, then the next 24 hours creating art or music inspired by the city. And this […]

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September 22nd, 2016

Supper Time

by Nikki Owens

On Sunday, October 16th, the Harrison Center for the Arts, City Gallery and Spirit and Place invite you to be a part of the 3rd annual city-wide City Supper! City Suppers 2016 is a partnership effort to promote a movement of neighborliness, encouraging Indy residents to open their homes and welcome friends and neighbors throughout the year. While the main goal for […]

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September 19th, 2016

Down by the Riverside

by Nikki Owens

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Herron High School started in the basement of the Harrison Center with 99 students. In those 10 years Herron has grown to accommodate 840 students along with a healthy wait list and is excited to be opening a second high school. Riverside High School is […]

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September 15th, 2016

Art Squared!

by Nikki Owens

While you are trying to decide what to do this weekend, you should add Art Squared to your list. It’s a tradition in Fountain Square that started back in 2004, when it was only Masterpiece in a Day. Founded by Indianapolis artist Phil Campbell, the event is a day long, site-specific, multi-genre, one-day art competition in […]

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September 13th, 2016

The Concierge for the City

by Nikki Owens

The City Gallery is a program of the Harrison Center that connects people—to culture, community, and place.  That’s right, the City Gallery isn’t just a place to show art, it is a place to get connected to urban Indy.   A young woman came through the doors just the other day looking for Emily Vanest.  She […]

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September 8th, 2016

The Bulows in Bates-Hendricks: Urban Nomads Settle Down and Become Homeowners

by Amy Sheldrake Eddy

James and Esther Bulow had been happily inhabiting their small apartment in the historic St. Joseph neighborhood for several years when the reality began to creep up on them:  they desperately needed more space.  They lived in a 2-bedroom, 750-square-foot apartment in a near-perfect location; they could (and did) walk almost everywhere they needed to go.  The […]

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September 6th, 2016

Multi-task with us in Maple Crossing

by Pam Allee

  This Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00pm, we invite you to multitask with us in a most pleasant way! Stop by Deering Cleaners, 3838 N. Illinois Street, drop of your dry cleaning and take in a place-based art exhibit featuring work inspired by the neighborhoods of Maple Crossing. Artists Courtland Blade, Nathan Foxton, Lilly Clarkson, […]

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September 1st, 2016

Rest Your Soul

by cgindy

Labor Day is coming, the unofficial end of summer and singer/songwriter Brandon Lott reminds us to take a break from our labors and enjoy the long weekend with “Rest Your Soul.” Enjoy!  

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