Facilities: Classrooms: Galleries (2 permanent, 4 temporary exhibitions); Library (550 volumes, use on premises/loan for members); Sales/Rental Gallery (Indiana artists); Shop.
Activities: Education Programs (adults and children); Guided Tours; Lectures; Studio Art Classes Temporary Exhibitions.
Publications: newsletter, “Visions” (bi-monthly).
The Museum houses two permanent collection galleries that highlight holdings of American and Indianan painting, works on paper, and pottery. Artists represented include Harry A. Davis. Pamela Parsons. Wavman Adams, Jo Ann Giordano, Frederic M. Grant, David B. Johnson, I1. Luis Mora, and George Winter. Temporary exhibitions focus on historical themes in art, world cultures, and regional contemporary artists.
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Michigan City, Indiana Michigan City John G. Blank Center for the Arts
312 East 8th St, Michigan City, IN 46360 Tel: (219) 874-4900 Exec. Director: Ms. Barbara Stodola Admission: suggested contribution: adult-$2.00, child-$0.50.
Attendance: 19,000 Established: 1977 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Open: Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm;
Closed: Legal Holidays, New Years Eve.
Facilities: Architecture (Beaux Arts former public library, 1895); Classrooms; Library (100 volumes, non-circulating, on request);
Rental Gallery; Shop.
Blank Center for the Arts is housed in an 1895 Beaux Arts building that was the citys first library. The building features fourteen-foot Tiffany-style windows. The Museums permanent collection includes such diverse items as drawings, prints, and photographs of the Indiana Dunes; fifty pieces of Me so-American style pottery from the 1920s; prints by Oskar Kokoschka and Marc Chagall; and paintings by Victor Petravicius and Karel Appel. There are also monthly temporary exhibitions.