pens at the SSAA Gallery, Friday December 4, 5-8pm
December 4 – December 27, 2015
Artists of the Southern Shore Art Association will be sharing the gift of their talent throughout the month of December, in their annual exhibit "Gift of Art" – Works Under $200. This exhibit offers painting, photography, sculpture, unique jewelry, wood and mixed media art, available for purchase at affordable prices. Our talented members are displaying a variety of their works, from traditional to contemporary in all media. Find the perfect gift here or just treat yourself.
This exhibition opens on Friday December 4, from 5-8pm, with a Holiday Reception for all gallery visitors in conjunction with Michigan City’s “First Friday” celebration in the historic Uptown Arts District. Exhibiting artists will be present during the opening event to discuss their artworks with visitors. "Gift of Art" exhibit continues through Sunday, December 27.
The Southern Shore Art Association Gallery is located at 724 Franklin Street, Michigan City. Gallery open hours are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5pm (CST).
Coming Exhibits JANUARY Show, Opening SUNDAY January 3, 2016, 1-3pm (CST) (Note special date!) “PERSPECTIVES FROM EXTRAORDINARY STUDENTS” Exhibit runs January 3-17, 2016, Gallery hours: Fri-Sat-Sun 12-4pm
For the 5th year, SSAA is excited to exhibit the unique talents of extraordinary young adult art students with special needs. A generous grant from the Michigan City Enrichment Corporation enabled the budding artists to explore an eclectic mix of techniques and media. A ten-week art program taught by artist members of the SSAA resulted in this exhibit of landscapes, drawings, abstract art, clay modeling, collage, photography, glass and more.
FEBRUARY Show, Opening First Friday February 5, 2016, 5 – 8 pm (CST) “DREAMCATCHERS” Native American Art Exhibit runs February 5 – 28, 2016, Gallery hours Fri-Sat-Sun 12-4pm
For the second year SSAA is hosting an exhibition of arts and crafts produced by the Native American Circle at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. Part of the proceeds will go to “Camp New Happenings” in Milford, Indiana benefitting preteen children of prisoners. One of the World's pre-eminent Native American flute instructors, John Sarantos will be playing during First Friday’s free Opening Reception.