Archive for May 2011

Vintage Movie Nights: 2011 Summer Season   Leave a comment

Summer Schedule

Click on image for larger view

Film collector, historian and preservationist Eric Grayson will be sharing some of his favorite vintage films one night each month at the Garfield Park Arts Center. Tickets are $3.00 and are available at the door, or by calling 327-PARK.

Posted May 12, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Events

Tagged with , , ,

Egyptian Dance Celebration   Leave a comment

Egyptian Dancing

Egyptian Dancing

WHAT:     Egyptian Dance Celebration

Join us for the fifth-annual celebration of Egyptian dance starring talented regional and international dancers wearing beautiful, authentic costumes.  Doors open at 6:30pm

WHEN:     Saturday, May 14, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

WHERE:    Garfield Park Arts Center

COST:    $5 Suggested Donation per Adult

Posted May 10, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Events

Tagged with , , ,

Asian Arts & Artists Exhibition 2011   Leave a comment

Garfield Park Arts Center (GPAC): Call to Artists for Asian Arts & Artists Exhibition

Asian Arts & Artists Exhibit postcard

This summer Indy Parks and Recreation and the Garfield Park Arts Center (GPAC) will be hosting an Asian Arts & Artists Exhibition to compliment the annual Asian Fest presented by the Asian American Alliance. Works on display will include examples of the vibrant, exotic visual arts of Asia.  From India to Japan to the Philippines, many rich cultural treasures will be represented.  This exhibit will feature a blend of time-honored traditions and contemporary techniques. Artworks will include ceramics, paintings, textile arts and other mediums. The exhibit will be on display June 4th – July 24th, 2011, opening with the festival which takes place on the west lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

Photography 101   Leave a comment

Flower image from dominiqs on flickr

Would you like to learn how to get better pictures from your digital camera?  Photography 101, presented by the Indiana Photographic Society, will address the basics of photography to help you improve those family and vacation photos.  Bring your camera to this presentation to help familiarize yourself with its features and functions.  The presentation will cover:

  • Switches and buttons and controls (oh, my!)
  • Memory cards and batteries
  • Holding your camera
  • Taking Beautiful Pictures
    • Light
    • Perspective
    • Distance
    • Composition

Time:  7:00 to 9:00 pm

Date:  Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Location:  Garfield Park Art Center

Presenter:  Dave Wensits

Posted May 5, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Classes

Tagged with , ,

The Garfield Park Arts Center Seeks Part-Time Arts Specialist   Leave a comment

GPAC Entrance


This position is responsible for working with other Garfield Park Arts Center (GPAC) staff to plan, promote and execute high-quality arts exhibits, programs and special events. Position provides excellent customer service as it facilitates creative learning experiences for the public and maintains a safe, clean, organized and secure facility.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted May 4, 2011 by GPAC Arts in News

Tagged with , ,

GPAC Selected to Participate in American Garden Award   Leave a comment

American Garden Award logo

The Garfield Park Arts Center Garden (located near the front entrance of our building) has been selected as one of only 24 public gardens to participate in the 2011 American Garden Award. Our garden will display seven new varieties that some of the world’s most prominent breeders have selected to compete in this program.  Once these flowers have established themselves in their designated display area, the public is invited to visit the garden, view the flowers then vote on the one they feel has the most appealing garden characteristics.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted May 2, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Events, News

Tagged with , ,