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The Tempest   Leave a comment

Photo credited to aussiegall on flickr

Photo credited to aussiegall on flickr

Thought to be the final play that Shakespeare wrote by himself, THE TEMPEST is filled with amazing characters and scenes. It is the story of Prospero the Magician and his daughter Miranda marooned on a strange island for many years. Scholars have often thought that the play is autobiographical and that Prospero’s final words are Shakespeare’s farewell to the stage as he prepared to retire.

The MacAllister Amphitheater, Garfield Park

SEPTEMBER 27 & 28
OCTOBER 4 & 5

8:00 pm

(Rain dates: October 11 & 12)

FREE

Posted September 16, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events, News

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Vintage Movie Night: Glorifying the American Girl (1929)   Leave a comment

girl

Mary Eaton stars as Gloria Hughes, who dreams of becoming a showgirl. When a vaudeville performer (Dan Healy) asks her to join him as his new partner, she sees it as an opportunity to make her dream come true.

Saturday, September 21

8:00 pm

Tickets are available at the door on the night of the film for $4 each. Popcorn, candy and drinks are available for $1 apiece.

Buy a movie pass and see 6 movies for the price of 5, plus free popcorn!

Posted September 9, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events

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Project: ART Camp 2013   Leave a comment

Human Spirograph

Our first camp of the summer was titled Project: ART. We started the week with a game called “Clay Wars” where teams competed against each other with sculpting challenges such as “build the tallest tower in two minutes!” Campers then began working on scripts for their short films after discussing all of the necessary elements to create an interesting story.

Clay Wars

Writing scripts

We got down on the floor to create giant human spirograph drawings inspired by Tony Orrico.

Spirogrpah 2

Siprograph 1

Spirograph 3

Spirograph 4

Campers began filming after casting parts, gathering costumes, and setting scenes.

Filming

Applying makeup

Zombie Julia

Zombie Vivian

Zombie dinner

Campers also did a lot of painting, experimenting, paper cutting, game playing, and even tattooed some bananas!

Banana

Tattooing bananas

It was a great week with a great group of kids!

Zombie group

National Arts Program Closing Reception 2013   Leave a comment

2012 participant

Join us Saturday, July 27, from 2 – 4 pm for our National Arts Program Closing Reception and Award Ceremony. Live music and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. This event is free and open to all ages.

Awards will be given by classification:

Adult (Amateur, Intermediate, and Professional)

3 – First Place Awards of $300

3 – Second Place Awards of $200

3 – Third Place Awards of $100

Youth/Teen (Youth 12 and under; Teen 13-18)

2 – First Place Awards of $75

2 – Second Place Awards of $50

2 – Third Place Awards of $25

  • A Best of Show Award of $300 will be presented.
  • Honorable Mention Ribbons will be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
  • Each artist receives a Certification of Participation in the National Arts Program.

Posted July 2, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events, News

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Vintage Movie Night: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)   Leave a comment

day the earth stood still

This summer join us for classics from Science Fiction’s past!  Film collector, historian and preservationist Eric Grayson will be sharing some of his favorite vintage films one night each month.  Each film is preceded by a vintage cinematic ‘short’.

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

Directed by Winchester, Indiana’s Robert Wise. Starring Michael Rennie and Patricia Neal. An alien with a menacing robot enforcer lands and tells the people of earth they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. (Runtime: 92 min.)

Saturday, June 15

8:00 pm

$4.00 at the door

Buy a movie pass and see 6 movies for the price of 5, plus free popcorn!

 

Posted June 11, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events

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Hoosier Women in Art Exhibition   Leave a comment

Hoosier Women in Art Postcard

Join us for this eye-opening display of artwork in conjunction with the Hoosier Women in Music concert. Local women will share their talents, their stories, and a part of themselves with a focus on the theme “Community.” Artworks will include ceramics, paintings, textile arts and other mediums.

Exhibition will open Saturday, June 8, and will be available for viewing during all regular GPAC open hours. A closing reception will be held Saturday, June 29, from 6-8PM, to coincide with the Hoosier Women in Music Signature Series Concert at the MacAllister Amphitheater that same evening.

First Friday for Kids!   Leave a comment

Girl cutting cellophane

“Moooomm, I’m bored!”  Ever hear this when you take your kids to First Friday events? Why not give them something fun to do while you check out the galleries?

Drop them off at the Garfield Park Arts Center for a night of hands-on art activities! We’ll play games, watch movies, and create masterpieces. Materials and snacks will be provided. Prompt drop-off and pick-up required. Ages 6 – 12. $12/event. Additional Sibling $10.

Friday, June 7

6:00-9:00pm

Call 327-7135 or register online under Course #209478.

After you and your child have enjoyed First Friday fun, stick around for our Bike-In Movie!

Posted May 24, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events, News

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