MUNCIE, Ind. – The First Thursday of August Gallery Walk will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 4 in downtown Muncie.
Cornerstone Arts Center, 520 E. Main St., will feature the work of Leon and Laura Crosby, a husband and wife team, who collaborated on this collection of paintings inspired by fantasy lore and fairy tales. Their work will be exhibited at the Judith Barnes Art Gallery.
Gordy Fine Art and Framing Co., 224 E. Main St., will celebrate the fifth anniversary of “On the Mark, For the City,” the colorful mural in the Mark III Tap Room, with an exhibition and sale of artwork by the four artists – JoAnna Darda, Braydee Euliss, Faith Kellermeyer and Jannell Summers – who planned, designed and painted this mural after the tragic events at Orlando Pulse nightclub in 2016. Opening night for this exhibit will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. h, with an artist talk by Darda and Euliss at 6:15 p.m. The show will be presented with works for sale until August 26; 10% of all artwork sales will go to support Muncie OUTreach.
Made in Muncie313 S. Walnut St., will feature an exhibit showcasing the artwork made during his clay camp earlier this summer, including paintings, drawings, hand-thrown bowls and clay figurines.
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Mad Jax Muncie, 515 E. Main St., will feature pop-up artists, tenant artists and designers, offering locally made artwork and one-of-a-kind gifts including painted artwork, jewelry, scarves, baked goods, wearables and more. The Guardian Brewery will be open. Parking is available at the MadJax lots at the corner of Jackson and Monroe, and at the corner of Main and Monroe.
The Muncie Artists GuildArtist of the Month for August, Anita Jones, will be exhibiting her work Thursday and throughout the month at Downtown Northwest Bank, Old National Bank on South Madison Street, Parlor Barber Shop, Rosebud Coffee House and Vera Mae’s Bistro. Jones, who considers herself a contemporary surrealist, holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in art education from Ball State University and taught elementary and high school art for 23 years at Liberty-Perry schools. She was a member of the Indiana Writing Project and received a grant from the Council on Basic Education, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Getty Foundation, and served as a delegated art educator in China.
Muncie Map Co.111 E. Adams St., will offer new items for sale, framed and ready to go, in its newly remodeled and revamped space.
The shop by Pink Leaf, 108 S. Walnut St., will have a soft launch for its new mocktails, offering 20% off one order with the purchase of any mocktail.
Forever Young Kids Shop311 S. Walnut St., will be open late, until 7 p.m., for the first Thursday.
The After Hours Art Reels outdoor movie screening after the first Thursday will be “Boyz in the Hood.” The film will be projected on the wall of the Northwest Bank on Charles Street after dusk. Seating will be available on the sidewalk or, for guests 21 or older, on the Fickle Peach Terrace.