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WHEN: Friday, April 29, 5:30 - 10:30 pm and
Saturday, April 30, 2 - 7 pm
WHERE: Stutz Business and Arts Center Stutz fills the block between 10th and 11th Streets, between Capitol Ave. and Senate Ave. Entrances are in Bearcat Alley, accessed from 10th or 11th Streets. FREE parking is available in designated lots. Look for the signs!
TICKETS: Discount tickets at Eventbrite. Children 12 and under are free. Friday attendees may attend again on Saturday for free with proof of Friday attendance.
ACTIVITIES: Come see the largest group of artists under one roof in Indiana as 60+ artists open their studios and present their work at the 23rd annual Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House. Visit with the artists and see where and how thieir art is created. Artwork ranges from paintings, drawings and photography to sculpture, jewelry and furniture. This is the perfect time to buy one-of-a-kind gifts with artwork ranging from $12 to $10,000.
New this year, the Grand Tour of Artisan Autos is an opportunity to see and learn about the vintage and collectible cars which are on display in this former Stutz Mortor Car factory during the Open House. Locations and descriptions of the cars, including the 1914 Stutz Bearcat, will be available at the event entrances.
Visitors will also enjoy special activities such as painting with Wine and Canvas (free), live music and excellent food and beverages. The Warehouse, this year's music partner, will bring excrellent regional and local entertainment to the Open House.
The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery on the first floor with feature FIRST STOP, an exhibition with sample work from many of the Stutz artists and the recommended first stop for experiencing the Open House.
While Friday evening tends to be a high energy party, Saturday is a little more laid back. This is the time to meander through the four floors of artists studios at a more leisurely pace and check out the artists demonstrating their favorite art techniques. Families are encouraged to participate in hands-on art activities, the children's scavenger hunt, and enjoy free cookies from Raymond James.
Special guest Sarah Urist Green will speak about "How to Read Art" at 4:00 pm on Saturday. Sarah is the creator and curator of The Art Assignment, the PBS Digital series which introduces audiences to alternative apprroaches to art-making and the most innovative minds in art today, and former curator of contemporary art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Proceeds from this event support the Stutz Residency Program for emerging artists.