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Asian Fest 2011   Leave a comment

Asian Fest

Come experience exotic art, dances, music and foods of Asia at this fun-filled festival for the entire family!

This FREE event will kick off our Asian Arts & Artists Exhibition. From India to Japan to the Philippines, many rich cultural treasures will be represented. Artworks include ceramics, paintings, textile arts and other mediums. This exhibit will be on display through July 24.

Also be sure to visit the Bonsai Show and Koi ponds at the Conservatory & Sunken Garden.

Posted May 31, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Events

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Arts For All: Dragon Dance!   Leave a comment

paper dragon

We’re getting ready for our annual Asian Arts and Artists Exhibition here at the Garfield Park Arts Center. Once again, the Arts For All team at the has come up with another exciting activity! Take part in the traditional Chinese Dragon dance by working with GPAC staff and other community members to build, decorate and learn to mimic the supposed movements of this river spirit who is believed to bring good luck.

This activity will begin June 4 and carry on through July 24, and is completely free!

Posted May 23, 2011 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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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 »