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SUMMER 2011

Commemorating

9/11 Ten Years Later


Beaux Arts Ball

18th Annual

Pat Colander, Nancy Trimboli, D.C., Seda Turan-Yahne

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­­­­ South Shore Arts programs are provided with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts. ON THE COVER: New York City, 1986. Statue of Liberty with World Trade Center Twin Towers in background (detail). Photographed by Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos © 2011 South Shore Arts and its licensors. All rights reserved. Printing: Largus Printing Design: Judith Mayer / Keyword Design

OUR VISION Together with our partners, we define and promote the artistic identity of the South Shore. OUR MISSION Together with our partners, we create and strengthen connections between the socially and culturally diverse communities along the South Shore through youth outreach, quality arts instruction, local, national and international exhibitions and regional arts services.

South Shore Arts Board of Directors

President Marcia Glaros VP Administration Cherie Rippey VP Development Lisa Tatina VP Education Robbie Brundige VP Exhibitions Jenny Yalowitz VP Governance Connie Skozen VP Marketing Judith Mayer VP Regional Services Karen Maravilla VP Symphony Michael Luongo, M.D. Secretary Heather McCarthy Treasurer Rick Svetanoff Immediate Past President Liz Valavanis Andy Arnold Ann Bochnowski Pat Colander Denise Dillard Gus Galante, M.D. Carol Green-Fraley

Michael Greenwald Jason Gregorec Amy Han, Ph.D. Sandi Kozlowski William Lowe, Ph.D. Peter Mavrelis, M.D. David Mika Julie Mintz Melissa Neff Chris Morrow Dan Nita Cynthia Powers Bruce Quint Alex Gardner Riddle Cheryl Smith Irene Smith-King Michele Spann, R.N. Nancy Trimboli, D.C. Seda Turan-Yahne Cindy Weber James Wetzstein, M.Div. Legacy Board Members

Suzanne Cooley Jack Dietrich Eleanor Mirich Louie Ortiz Rita Ray Judy Surovek Legacy Directors are individuals who have served on the Board of Directors for at least ten years and who have made significant contributions to the success of South Shore Arts. Individuals are elected to the position of Legacy Director in recognition of their long and valuable service to South Shore Arts.

South Shore Arts Staff

Executive Director John Cain, ext. 102 Director of Marketing and Development Tricia Hernandez, ext. 107 Director of Finance and Administration Susan Anderson, 219 / 836-0525, ext. 202 Director of Education Linda Eyermann, ext. 101 Education Coordinator Kimberly McKinley, ext. 103­­­­ Gallery Manager Mary McClelland, ext. 108 Special Projects Director Donna Catalano, ext. 104 Administrative Assistant Kelly Freeman, ext. 100 Gift Shop Manager Jackie Wickland, ext. 106­­­­­­ Assistant Manager Andrea Miller Crown Point Branch Manager Morag Thompson, 219 / 663.0200 Substation No.9 Branch Manager Leona Jurincie, 219 / 933.0200

ART INSTRUCTORS

South Shore Arts is always seeking instructors to teach classes in drama, dance, and the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, ceramics and more for its everykid program. South Shore Arts also is seeking pre-school art instructors. Pre-school applicants need not submit portfolio or slides of artwork. An application form is available in PDF format at www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org or by calling 219 / 836.1839, ext. 103. 3


COMMEMORATING

9/11

TEN YEARS LATER

ARTWORK INSPIRED BY 9/11 To commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11 and to coincide with the exhibit New York, September 11th by Magnum Photos, South Shore Arts is inviting artists to submit work for a unique exhibition of art that was inspired or created in response to the events of September 11, 2001. The work is not to be new work, but, rather, work that was created at the time, in direct response to the events on and surrounding that day. The work will be on display in the Atrium gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts from August 12 through October 9, 2011. Due to space limitations, 2-D work can be no larger than four feet in either direction and sculptural 3-D work can be no larger than two feet in either direction. Please submit a digital image (e-mail or on disk) no later than July 1, 2011, to be considered for this exhibition opportunity. The Exhibit Committee will convene in mid-July to review and jury all submissions. Artists will be notified by July 18, 2011, as to whether work has been accepted for the exhibit. Please feel free to contact Gallery Manager Mary McClelland via e-mail at mary@southshoreartsonline.org or at 219/836.1839, ext. 108, if you have any questions.

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South Shore Arts will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001, with New York, September 11th by Magnum Photographers, an exhibition of 42 color and black-and-white photographs, photo tapestries, light boxes and a large-scale, freestanding photo triptych, which will be presented in the gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts from August 7 through September 18, 2011. A special commemorative event, including music and spoken word, will be presented in the gallery on Sunday, September 11, from 1 to 3pm. By now, the story of September 11, 2001, has been burned into our collective memory, but few have seen New York from the perspective of Magnum photographers. On that tragic morning, eleven members of the legendary photo agency immediately dispersed from their monthly meeting in New York to document the events as they unfolded, risking their own lives to record the incomprehensible. Their photographs, by turns haunting, surreal, and


breathtaking, are collected together in New York, September 11th by Magnum Photographers. From the photographers’ various vantage points, viewers will be transported to Ground Zero to witness the destruction of the World Trade Center and the buildings’ implosion that sent thousands fleeing from debris through the streets and their exodus out of lower Manhattan. Documented also is the photographers’ return to the scene and their quiet observation and respect for the rescue workers, whose jobs had only just begun, and for the mourners who had been gathering, struck with grief. As a tribute to the World Trade Center’s noted place in history, New York, September 11th, also includes some of the most beloved photographs of the Twin Towers taken by Magnum over the last quarter century. Magnum Photos is a photographic co-operative of diversity and distinction owned by its photographermembers. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. Through its four editorial offices in New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, and a network of 15 sub-agents, Magnum Photos provides photographs to the press, publishers, advertising, television, galleries and museums around the world. New York City 9/12/2001. A lone construction worker hammers away at the wreckage of the World Trade Center. Photographed by Eli Reed/Magnum Photos Inset: New York City, 9/11/2001. The collapse of WTC Tower 1, the north tower, viewed from a roof near Washington Square Park and Fifth Avenue. Photographed by Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

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Summer Exhibit features Work by Michael Chelich and the Chicago Art Salon South Shore Arts will present Reassembled: Works by Michael Chelich and the Chicago Art Salon in the gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, June 12 through July 31, 2011. The exhibit will showcase the artwork of Munster-based artist Michael Chelich, Chicago figurative artist Bruno Surdo and artist members of the Chicago Art Salon. Michael Chelich will exhibit a wide variety of subject matter including still life, portraiture, landscapes, figurative art and wildlife. Included in the show will be his nightmarish and massive allegorical figurative painting Monolith. In contrast to Monolith is his more tender and familial painting Imaginary 17th Century Family Portrait, which features two courtly dogs and three girls dressed in the ornate aristocratic garb of a bygone era. Several dramatic landscapes of the Indiana Dunes and numerous classically inspired portraits of men, women and children will also be included. Michael is represented by the Steeple Gallery in St. John. For most of the artists in this exhibit, their shared educational background in art began at the School of Representational Art (SORA). SORA director Bruno Surdo founded the school in 1992 and brought Michael on board as an instructor that same year. Originally located on the north side of Chicago, SORA later moved to River North, where it has continued its mission of training artists in the traditional methods of drawing and painting for the last 22 years. SORA’s method of training painters stretches back to the atelier of the 18th century Neo-Classical painter Jacques-Louis David. This training has strengthened the drawing and painterly skills of these contemporary artists, in addition to enhancing their conceptual capacities in the creation of evocative and meaningful imagery.

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In 2002, after the completion of their training at SORA, the Chicago-based artists Craig Blietz, Shar Coulson, Amy Lloyd, Gail Potocki, Brian Sindler and Meltem Aktas formed the Chicago Art Salon for the purpose of remaining connected, while simultaneously pursuing their individual artistic paths. The members take inspiration from symbolism, figurativism and contemporary realism to create compelling and powerfully expressive paintings. Artist members in the Chicago Art Salon are all former students of Michael Chelich at SORA. Their reunion reveals the common roots of the exhibiting artists and also demonstrates how they have uniquely reassembled the basic lessons they were taught in their shared traditional background to yield their own unique artistic style. An artist reception for this exhibit will be held on Sunday, June 12, from 1-3pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Michael Chelich, Fresh Cut Flowers, Oil on canvas


CURRENT EXHIBITS CENTER FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS 37th Annual Tri-County Jr/Sr High School Art Exhibition Continues through May 22, 2011 Awards and Reception: Sunday, April 17, 2011 1-3pm Reassembled: Works by Michael Chelich & The Chicago Art Salon June 12 – July 31, 2011 Artist Reception: Sunday, June 12, 1-3pm

Gail Potocki, Synthetic Sea, Oil on canvas Christina Dimailig, Yulong, Wax Resist & India Ink, Lake Central High School, Winner of the Donald Berwanger Award of Excellence New York City, 9/11/2001. Rescue workers search a mountain of wreckage after the collapse of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers. Photographed by Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos Dianne Hoffman, Drepung Loseling Monastery’s New Prayer Hall, Photography

New York, September 11th by Magnum Photographers August 7 – September 18, 2011 Commemorative Event: Sunday, September 11, 1-3pm ATRIUM GALLERY Full Circle: Photography by Dianne Hoffman April 22 – June 19, 2011 But What Am I?: Sculptures by William Marhoefer June 24 – August 7, 2011 Inspired by 9/11 August 14 – October 9, 2011 CROWN POINT BRANCH

William Marhoefer, Yo-Yo, Epoxy resin with applied mixed media materials

Shari LeMonnier, Tower of Angels, Lithograph

Play, Love, Heal: New Paintings by Caroline Keem Continues through May 14, 2011

Caroline Keem, Call Me, Acrylic & Epoxy resin

Liz Mares, Inner City, Acrylic, oil pastel and pencil on linen

Familiar Elements: New Work by Amanda Jozaitis May 20 – July 9, 2011 Artist Reception: Friday, May 27, 2011, 6-9pm Like A Walk In the Park: Works by Liz Mares July 22 – September 10, 2011 Artist Reception: Friday, July 22, 6-9pm SUBSTATION NO. 9 Industrial NWI: Photographs by Joshua Kaszkur Continues through May 7, 2011

Amanda Jozaitis, Element 2, Screenprint

Joshua Kaszkur, Urban, Photography

Marcia Carson, Tire On Cline, Acrylic on paper

Gabriella Boros, Esther & Sjef van Duin, Netherlands, Acrylic on wood panel

My Little Corner of the World: Works by Marcia Carson May 13 – July 2, 2011 Artist Reception: Friday, May 20, 4-8pm The Stone Project: Works by Gabriella Boros & Artists From Around the World July 15 – September 3, 2011 Artist Reception: Saturday, July 16, 6-8pm

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Salon Show Celebrates 67th Year! South Shore Arts celebrated the 67th anniversary of the annual Salon Show, January 9 through March 27, 2011. Exhibit juror Lanny Silverman awarded $10,000 in prizes, thanks to the generosity of many longtime and several new donors. In addition to the $2,000 Helen V. Surovek Memorial Award donated by Judy and Tom Surovek, a new $1,500 award in memory of Renee & Sam Denmark was donated by Tracy & Mark Schwimmer.

The exhibit was sponsored by Christenson Chevrolet, Mary & Bruce Leep and Geminus Prevention Services with additional support from the following South Shore Arts board members: Sue & Andy Arnold Carol Green & Joseph Fraley Drs. Becca & Gus Galante Drs. Amy & Dennis Han Pamela & Chancellor William Lowe Maureen & Dr. Michael Luongo Dede & Chris Morrow Nicole & Dan Nita Joanne & Rick Svetanoff Dr. Nancy Trimboli Jenny & Dr. Bruce Yalowitz Donna & Bruce Quint

VP of Exhibits Jenny Yalowitz, Surovek Award winner Deanna Kruger, Milford and Margaret Christenson

Founder’s Award winner Kathryn J. Province and Gallery Manager Mary McClelland Past Presidents’ Award winner Howard Bjornson, Carol Green-Fraley and grandson Zachary Fraley

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Suzanne Cooley Award of Excellence winner Joseph Perryman and board member Dr. Michael Luongo

Director of Development Tricia Hernandez, board member Heather McCarthy and Juror’s Award winner Lawrence L. Vallem


A Cornucopia of Educational Arts Experiences for Teachers and Students! Educational opportunities abound for teachers and their students at South Shore Arts and the Northwest Indiana Symphony with everything from field trips to classroombased programs offered at every age level each school year. Toot ’n Doodle takes place in November at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster. The program introduces second and third grade students to the four instrument families and gives them a chance meet and work with musicians as they “play” the musical instruments. South Shore Arts instructors assist students in completing a musicinspired art project. The two-hour program meets Indiana State Standards in music and art. The annual Education Concert, Students display the “Doodle” side of held at the Star Plaza Toot ’n Doodle Theater in Merrillville every fall provides an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to attend a live orchestral music performance. Program guides contain information about the music and composers, as well as lesson plans related to the music that meet state standards for music, language arts, social studies, art, math and science. Rhythm ’n Hues uses the story of The Little Red Hen to demonstrate to first and second grader students rhythm patterns in language and music. Students try numerous percussion instruments and, in the visual art component, create their own. This program provides two hours of music, art and creativity at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in April. South Shore Arts has developed several arts-based literacy programs for the elementary classroom that meet Indiana State Standards. These one-hour programs are conducted in the classroom with all supplies provided. A copy of the book used in each program is included for each classroom to keep and use in the language arts curriculum. Polar Express workshops take place in first grade classrooms during November and December. Students are invited to wear pajamas to school on the day they create an art project based on Chris Van Allsburg’s beautifully illustrated children’s book The Polar Express. Using shapes to construct a polar landscape and train, students follow step-by-step instructions to complete an art project inspired by the book.

Students create a self-portrait based on “The Skin You Live In”

The Skin You Live In is a unique program for second graders that develops literacy skills through a message of friendship, social acceptance, and diversity. Using jaunty rhyme and colorful, quirky illustrations, the book celebrates the ways in which we are all different and yet the same. The book was written by Chicago-based author Michael Tyler, illustrated by Hammond native David Lee Csicsko, and published by Chicago Children’s Museum. Michael Recycle is a third-grade program that expands literacy proficiencies as it encourages children to care for the earth by recycling. Written by Ellie Bethel and illustrated by Alexandra Colombo, the book uses humor and verse to tell the adventures of a young superhero whose powers allow him to teach people about recycling and being “green.”

Puppeteers Jim West and Jeremy Wingle entertain with “Dinosaurs!”

Puppet shows, presented annually by South Shore Arts in the theatre at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, feature acclaimed puppeteers Jim West and Jeremy Wingle. The pair uses a variety of puppetry styles to show children of all ages how to create their own puppets out of simple materials found around the house. Jim and Jeremy return to the Center every year in March in their hilariously educational one-hour shows, based on Aesop’s Fables, How the Elephant Got His Tail, the history of dinosaurs and other stories loaded with wit and charm. The show is an especially


good value to teachers who sign up early as they receive a free follow-up puppet workshop in their classrooms. South Shore Arts is home to four exhibit spaces in Munster, Hammond and Crown Point. Teachers can bring students to South Shore Arts galleries throughout the year at no charge. Visit the South Shore Arts Web site for a complete schedule or to book a tour. Our 2011-12 blockbuster exhibit will be American Pop, featuring artwork by Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Ed Ruscha, Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Indiana, Red Grooms, Richard Lindner, Audrey Flack, Claes Oldenburg, Marisol, and Chryssa among others. The exhibit will be presented November 20, 2011, through January 29, 2012, in the main gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster. Teachers may request a docentled tour of the exhibit, which features artists who looked at ordinary and mundane subject matter—shop signs, road signs, comics and cartoons, packaging, and mass media imagery—with a sense of irreverence and humor. This is a great opportunity for students of all ages! The annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Exhibition, held during April and May at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, awards up to $7,500 in prizes and scholarships. Teachers who want to showcase their student’s art should call Gallery Manager Mary McClelland for complete details and learn how to enter. The Symphony offers students from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper, Newton and Starke counties or students taking instrumental or voice lessons from a private teacher

residing or teaching in those counties the opportunity to audition for a performance with the Symphony. Winners will play their piece at a concert as determined by the Music Director. Auditions take place in May. Teachers: Let South Shore Arts and the Northwest Indiana Symphony custom design a program to meet your needs. Special projects can be tailored to compliment classroom content, ranging from a one-day workshop to a ten-week session. For more information on education programs, contact South Shore Arts at 219/836.1839 or the Symphony at 219/836.0525.

Attention Educators! Be sure to sign up for our free Arts Education Resource Fair Wednesday, August 10, 2011 10am to 4:30pm Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster Includes: Information on education opportunities by local arts organizations, lunch, a complimentary art ideas book, hands-on art projects Hosted by South Shore Arts Register at 219/836.1839, ext. 103 FREE to elementary school teachers and administrators as well as parents who home school their children Funded by a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission


MEET THESE SOUTH SHORE ARTS BOARD MEMBERS Bruce Quint has served on the South Shore Arts Board of Directors since 2008. Bruce is a financial advisor and Resident Director of Merrill Lynch in Merrillville. Born in Russell, Kansas, and raised in Nebraska, Bruce graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1983. He spent 10 years on Active Duty and 14 years in the Army Reserve. In 2003 he deployed in the initial phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom and was awarded the Bronze Star. Bruce received his MBA with an emphasis in finance and is a Certified Financial Manager. He joined the South Shore Arts Board to help continue to grow the organization’s regional arts initiatives through his experience in demographics and development. Bruce is active in the community as a Director for the Porter County Family Counseling Center and as a board member of the Andrean Foundation. While always an avid golfer, the region has turned him into a White Sox and Blackhawks fan. Bruce and his wife Donna, who is a member of the Women’s Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony, have two daughters and live in Valparaiso. Seda Turan-Yahne joined the South Shore Arts Board of Directors in 2008. She is a graphic designer, owner and creative director of Design Studio 303, Inc., located in Hammond with a branch location in Chicago. Seda graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Fine Arts. She became involved with South Shore Arts as a member of the annual Beaux Arts Ball committee and has been a co-chair of the event for the past two years. An artist herself who enjoys painting in her spare time, Seda is committed to furthering arts education opportunities for children and youth in Northwest Indiana. She participated in art classes at South Shore Arts when she was growing up and truly appreciates the importance of continued support of the arts in the community. Other service involvement has included Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc. and Special Olympics in Chicago, along with the Boys & Girls Club of Hammond and the United Way. Seda and her husband Scott, a partner in the law firm Efron, Efron & Yahne in Hammond, have two sons and live in St. John.

Sandi Kozlowski spent six years on the South Shore Arts board in the 1990s and was welcomed back to the board in 2008. Sandi is an artist and volunteer in the community with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Calumet College. Her company, SLK Designs, specializes in 3-D and painting commissions. Sandi’s artwork has been featured and garnered awards in the annual Salon Show. Sandi started with the Exhibit Committee in 1993 and became co-chair with Bruce Cegur from 1995-1998. Currently, she is a member of the Exhibits and Beaux Arts Ball committees. Sandi re-joined the board to help raise awareness and money in the community for South Shore Arts. She is a member of the Chicago Artists Coalition and the Union Street Gallery. She volunteers for the Westminster Presbyterian Church and loves reading, jet-skiing, Body Combat and Body Pump workouts. She also works in customer service with her husband Ed at the Ed Kozlowski State Farm Insurance Agency in Schererville and is a substitute teacher at Munster High School. Ed and Sandi live in Munster and have two daughters. Dan Nita joined the South Shore Arts Board of Directors in 2010. Dan has been with Caesars Entertainment (parent company of Horseshoe) for sixteen years. He came to Northwest Indiana in 2009 to become the Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, where he is responsible for day to day casino operations and long term strategic growth of the new 500 million dollar Horseshoe Casino. Prior to this position, he served as the Mid-Atlantic Regional President. Dan is a recipient of the prestigious Corporate Excellence Award from Caesars for leading his property, Harrah’s New Orleans, through the Hurricane Katrina disaster. He brings to South Shore Arts his long-term personal commitment and interest in the arts and his expertise in finance, strategic planning and analysis. Dan has an MBA from New York University, graduated magna cum laude from Clemson with a BS in Finance and studied abroad at Oxford. He is active in the community serving on the boards of the Crisis Center, the Northwest Indiana Forum and the NWI Times Board of Economists. Dan resides in Northwest Indiana with his wife and two daughters.

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Disney Magic Comes To The Symphony The magic of Disney movies comes alive as the Northwest Indiana Symphony and conductor Kirk Muspratt present “Disney in Concert,” Thursday, May 19, at 7:30pm, at the Star Plaza Theatre. Every generation has its favorite Disney movie, and this family-friendly evening features favorite Disney tunes sung by Disney guest vocalists. Selected music includes songs from The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Aladdin, The Jungle Book, The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Pirates of the Caribbean. It’s a small world after all when mouseketeers of all ages join together for memorable moments and melodies. Video clips and still photos from the films will be projected above the orchestra.

“This is such a family type of concert,” says Maestro Muspratt, “Where mom and dad can enjoy going out with their children and sharing a quality evening together. This show is a wonderful way to introduce children to orchestral music with songs that are familiar and entertaining. “There is something joyful and touching in this program for people of all ages—everything from A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella to Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast to Circle of Life from The Lion King.” Adult tickets range from $20 to $60, and children’s tickets are just $10!

KIRK MUSPRATT - MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR

This family-friendly evening features all of your favorite Disney tunes sung by Disney selected guest vocalists while video clips and still photos from the films are projected above the orchestra.

Thursday, May 19 7:30pm Star Plaza Theatre

Featuring music from: The Little Mermaid • Beauty and the Beast Pocahontas • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Aladdin • The Jungle Book • The Lion King Mary Poppins • Pirates of the Caribbean and MORE! This show is a wonderful way to introduce children to orchestral music with familiar and entertaining songs.

Tickets $20 - $60 • Children $10

For tickets or more information: Call: 219/836.0525 x200 Online: www.nisorchestra.org


South Shore Summer Music Festival

The 2011 South Shore Summer Music Festival will feature five free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra in communities across Northwest Indiana during the month of July. Everyone is welcome to come early, bring lawn chairs and blankets, sit back and relax and enjoy the music!  “Our desire at the Symphony is to be a part of every adult and child’s summer, to contribute to the quality of life in our area and to be involved in the very fabric of our communities,” says Symphony Conductor Kirk Muspratt, creator of the Music Festival. “With our Summer Festival, we hope to contribute not only to the cultural and entertainment life in Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland, but also to boost tourism and the awareness of our unique, wonderful region.” This year’s concerts will have something for everyone, with the orchestra featuring patriotic crowd-pleasers along with contemporary favorites and music from Broadway musicals and movies. Maestro Muspratt will also preview music from the Symphony’s exciting 2011-2012 season. The South Shore Summer Music Festival will be presented at the following locations:

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July 15 – Hammond Wolf Lake Pavilion (Calumet Ave. at Sheffield Ave.) Rain Location: TBD  July 22 – Munster Centennial Park (Calumet Ave. at Superior Ave.) Rain Location: Munster High School Field House, 8616 Columbia Ave. July 23 – Cedar Lake Town Complex Grounds (7408 Constitution Ave.) Rain Location: Hanover High School, 10120 W. 133rd Ave July 29 – Griffith Central Park (600 N. Broad Street) Rain Location: Griffith High School, 600 N. Wiggs Street  July 30 – Crown Point Franciscan Communities (Corner of Main and Franciscan) Rain Location: Crown Point High School, 1500 S. Main Street   All concerts begin at 7:30pm. More information on summer concerts is available by calling the Symphony office at 219/836.0525 or by visiting the Symphony’s Web site at www. nisorchestra.org .


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summer art classes *

South Shore Arts Members receive a 10% discount on classes.

JUNE 6 - AUGUST 25, 2011

Early registration ends May 19th— save 10% on most classes!

Classes are 10 weeks unless otherwise noted. South Shore Arts is pleased to offer quality art classes at three locations in a wide variety of disciplines and media. Classes are available for ages 2 through adult. The gifted instructors at South Shore Arts are primarily working artists with degrees in their respective fields. In addition to the many classes offered at its headquarters in Munster’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts––including summer art camps, drawing, painting, pottery, colored pencil, cartooning, songwriting, Japanese Art, photography––South Shore Arts maintains two branch locations. Substation No. 9 in downtown Hammond offers classes in drawing, airbrushing, painting, advanced manga, Photoshop/Illustrator, and a senior art workshop. South Shore Arts’ Crown Point location on the historic courthouse square offers pottery, manga, collage, painting, drawing and a senior art workshop, among others.

Visit our website www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org for class details and refund policy.


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Visit our website www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org for class details and refund policy.

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MONDAYS (no class July 4)

Photoshop Elements Origami Made Easy Intermediate B/W Photography with Dark Room

ages 16–adult ages 10–adult ages 16–adult

6:00 6:00 6:30

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pm pm pm

June 6 – Aug. 15 June 6 – Aug. 15 June 6 – Aug. 15

M363 M346 M124

$ 140 $ 140 $ 210*

Fantasy Drawing Exploring Japanese Art Basic Drawing for Kids (Step 1) Watercolor Painting Art Studio Art Studio Introduction to Cartooning Colored Pencil Beginning Drawing for Adults

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

12–adult 12–adult 6–8 16–adult 6–10 11–15 9–adult 16–adult 16–adult

11:00 12:00 1:00 1:00 2:00 3:30 5:00 5:30 6:30

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12:00 1:00 2:00 3:30 3:30 5:00 6:30 7:30 8:30

pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm

June June June June June June June June June

M366 M367 M179 M130 M295 M296 M113a M334 M127

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

Intro to Manga Beginning Drawing for Adults Playing With Paint Playing With Paint Adult Pottery (no class July 13) Open Painting Drawing and Painting Portraits 35mm Photo Techniques Intro B/W Photography with Dark Room

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

12–adult 16–adult 4–5 4–5 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult

11:00 1:00 3:00 3:00 6:00 6:00 6:30 6:30 6:30

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1:00 3:00 4:00 4:00 9:00 9:00 9:00 9:30 9:30

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June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – July 6 July 13 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 17 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – June 22 June 8 – Aug. 10

M353 M127a M203a M203b M136 M319 M314 M126 M122

$ 140 $ 140 $ 55 $ 55 $ 220 $ 190 $ 200 $ 80 $ 210*

Mommy & Me Mommy & Me Colors of the Rainbow Colors of the Rainbow Children’s Intro to Painting (no class 7/14 or 7/21) Drawing For Kids Step 2 Drawing Island Art Basic Drawing For Kids 26 Steps to Songwriting Intermediate / Advanced Drawing

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

2–3 2–3 3–4 3–4 9–15 6–8 8–10 10 and up 6–8 14–adult 16–adult

10:00 10:00 11:15 11:15 12:30 12:30 1:30 2:15 2:30 6:00 6:30

– – – – – – – – – – –

11:00 11:00 12:15 12:15 2:00 1:30 2:30 3:45 3:30 8:00 8:30

am am pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm

June 9 – July 7 July 28 – Aug. 25 June 9 – July 7 July 28 – Aug. 25 June 9 – Aug. 11 June 9 – Aug. 11 June 9 – Aug. 11 June 9 – July 7 June 9 – Aug. 11 June 9 – Aug. 11 June 9 – Aug. 11

M104 M104a M183a M183b M245 M179b M344 M373 M179a M371 M164

$ 55 $ 55 $ 55 $ 55 $ 95 $ 90 $ 90 $ 80 $ 90 $ 140 $ 140

ages ages ages ages

5–6 5–6 16–adult 16–adult

12:30 12:30 2:00 7:00

– – – –

1:30 1:30 5:00 8:45

pm pm pm pm

June 10 – July 8 July 15 – Aug. 12 June 10 – Aug. 12 July 8 – Aug. 5

M196a M196b M138 M328

$ $ $ $

55 55 220 80

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

9–15 9–12 5–8 9–15 11–15 9–15 9–adult 11–adult

9:15 9:15 10:45 10:50 12:15 12:30 2:15 3:45

– – – – – – – –

10:45 10:45 12:15 12:20 1:45 2:00 3:45 5:15

am am pm pm pm pm pm pm

June June June June June June June June

M112 M101b M101 M146 M119 M146a M113 M114

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

115 135 135 115 135 115 115 115

ages 8–12 12:15 – 1:45 ages 8 and up 12:30 – 2:00 ages 8 and up 12:30 – 3:30 ages 8–12 1:00 – 2:00 ART AND SELF EXPLORATION WORKSHOPS - visit our website for complete description (no discounts) Paint Your Way to Harmony (Silk Painting) females ages 10–adult 1:00 – 5:00 Getting Organized (Paper Collage Vision Board) females ages 10–adult 1:00 – 5:00 Finding Your Voice (Felt Making) females ages 15–adult 1:00 – 5:00 Find Your Individuality (Mixed Media Tiara/Crown) females ages 10–adult 1:00 – 5:00 Be Empowered (Charm Bracelet) females ages 10–adult 1:00 – 5:00 Freedom of Self Expression (Rubber Stamp) females ages 10–adult 1:00 – 5:00 SUMMER ART CAMPS (no discounts) Medieval Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 10–15 9:00 – 12:00 Medieval Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 5–9 9:00 – 12:00 Passport Around the World Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 5–9 9:00 – 12:00 Altered Books Summer Art Camp (T-F) no class 7/4 ages 10–15 9:00 – 12:00 Famous Artists Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 5–9 9:00 – 12:00 Passport Around the World Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 10–15 9:00 – 12:00 Medieval Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 5–9 9:00 – 12:00 Altered Books Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 5–9 9:00 – 12:00 Famous Artists Summer Art Camp (M-F) ages 10–15 9:00 – 12:00

pm pm pm pm

June 6 OR Aug. 1 June 15 OR July 13 June 22 OR July 20 July 9 OR July 23

M368 M369 M370 M333

$ $ $ $

16 16 26 12

pm pm pm pm pm pm

June 13 June 20 June 27 July 11 July 18 July 25

M372a M372b M372c M372d M372e M372f

$ $ $ $ $ $

60 55 65 45 45 45

pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm

June 13 – June 17 June 20 – June 24 June 27 – July 1 July 5 – July 8 July 11 – July 15 July 18 – July 22 July 25 – July 29 Aug. 1 – Aug. 5 Aug. 8 – Aug. 12

M225a M225b M225c M225d M225e M225f M225g M225h M225i

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

75 75 75 60 75 75 75 75 75

TUESDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

THURSDAYS

FRIDAYS

Creative Fingers Creative Fingers Adult Pottery Intro to Digital Camera Techniques SATURDAYS (no class July 2) Children’s Intermediate/Advanced Drawing Beginning Handbuilding Pottery Beginning Handbuilding Pottery Children’s Beginning Drawing Pottery Children’s Intermediate Drawing Introduction to Cartooning Advanced Cartooning & Superheroes WORKSHOPS (no discounts) Bug Workshop (Mon) Puppet Workshop (Wed) Fairy Mobile Workshop (Wed) Tie-Dye Workshop (Sat)

*add $20 lab fee

14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11

– – – – – – – – –

– – – – – – – –

Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug.

Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug.

16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16

20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

90 90 90 160 115 115 115 140 140


CROWN POINT

AGE GROUP

TIME

DATE

REF NO.

PRICE

ages 12–adult ages 12–adult ages 12–adult

11:00 1:00 2:00

– 1:00 – 2:00 – 3:00

pm pm pm

June 13 – Aug. 15 June 13 – Aug. 15 June 13 – Aug. 15

CP312 CP323 CP324

$ $ $

125 80 80

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

1:30 1:30 2:45 2:45 4:00 4:30 7:00

– – – – – – –

pm pm pm pm pm pm pm

June 14 – July 12 July 19 – Aug. 16 June 14 – July 12 July 19 – Aug. 16 June 7 – Aug. 9 June 21 – Aug. 9 June 21 – Aug. 9

CP183a CP183b CP149a CP149b CP138 CP111 CP112

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

55 55 55 55 115 140 175

ages 5–8 ages 9–12

4:00 5:30

– 5:30 – 7:00

pm pm

June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 10

CP139a CP139b

$ $

135 135

ages ages ages ages ages

1:00 3:00 5:00 6:00 7:30

– – – – –

3:00 5:00 6:00 7:30 9:00

pm pm pm pm pm

June June June June June

9 – Aug. 11 9 – Aug. 11 23 – Aug. 11 23 – Aug. 11 23 – Aug. 11

CP133 CP325 CP308 CP164 CP219

$ $ $ $ $

70 140 75 90 90

ages 16–adult

1:30

– 3:00

pm

June 12 – July 24

CP319

$

80

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

18 and up 6–12 6–12 6–12 18 and up 6–12 18 and up

10:00 10:00 9:00 10:00 10:00 10:00 9:00

– – – – – – –

12:00 11:00 10:30 11:30 12:00 11:15 11:00

pm am am am pm am am

June 11 & 18 June 16 OR July 14 June 20, 21, 27 & 28 June 25 July 9 & 16 July 19 & 20 July 27 & Aug. 3

CP240 CP290 CP288 CP281 CP240 CP289 CP240

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

50 20 75 25 50 25 50

ages ages ages ages

2–3 2–3 5–6 5–6

10:00 10:00 11:15 11:15

– – – –

11:00 11:00 12:15 12:15

am am pm pm

June 6 – July 11 July 25 – Aug. 22 June 6 – July 11 July 25 – Aug. 22

H102a H102b H155 H155a

$ $ $ $

55 55 55 55

ages ages ages ages ages

3–4 3–4 9–15 10 and up 16–adult

10:00 10:00 11:15 1:00 5:30

– – – – –

11:00 11:00 12:45 2:30 7:30

am am pm pm pm

June 7 – July 5 July 26 – Aug. 23 June 14 – Aug. 16 June 14 – July 12 June 7 – Aug. 9

H159 H159a H207 H216 H128

$ $ $ $ $

55 55 105 80 140

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

6–10 6–8 6–8 12–adult 11–15 12–adult 16–adult 16–adult

10:30 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:00 3:15 5:30 7:30

– – – – – – – –

12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 5:15 7:30 9:30

pm pm pm pm pm pm pm pm

June June June June June June June June

15 – Aug. 17 15 – Aug. 17 15 – Aug. 17 15 – Aug. 17 15 – Aug. 17 15 – Aug. 17 8 – Aug. 10 8 – Aug. 10

H180 H108 H167 H212 H181 H213 H129 H176

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

115 90 90 90 115 140 140 140

ages 16–adult ages 55 and up

10:45 1:00

– 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm

June 16 – Aug. 18 June 9 – Aug. 11

H182 H121

$ $

140 70

ages 14–adult ages 14–adult

9:00 12:30

– 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

June 18 – Aug. 6 June 18 – Aug. 6

H109a H172

$ $

170 170

ages 8–12 ages 8 and up

2:00 9:30

– 3:30 pm – 11:00 am

June 13 OR July 11 June 28 OR July 26

H214 H215

$ $

16 16

MONDAYS (no class July 4)

Intro to Manga Fantasy Drawing Exploring Japanese Art

TUESDAYS

Colors of the Rainbow Colors of the Rainbow Creative Fingers Creative Fingers Children’s Intro to Painting Pottery Adult Pottery

3–4 3–4 5–6 5–6 9–15 11–15 16–adult

2:30 2:30 3:45 3:45 5:30 6:30 10:00

WEDNESDAYS

Beginning Handbuilding Pottery Beginning Handbuilding Pottery

THURSDAYS

Senior Art Workshop Collage and Experimental Techniques Beginning Drawing & Painting for Kids Children’s Drawing (all levels) Drawing for Adults (all levels) SUNDAYS (no class July 3) Intro to Digital Camera Techniques WORKSHOPS (no discounts) Batik Workshop (Sat) Stepping Stone Workshop (Thur) Grandma & Me Multi-Media Workshop (M/Tue) Red, White & Blue Workshop (Sat) Batik Workshop (Sat) Acting Workshop (Tues/Wed) Batik Workshop (Wed)

55 and up 16–adult 6–8 9–15 16–adult

HAMMOND MONDAYS (no class July 4)

Mommy & Me Mommy & Me Creative Fingers Creative Fingers

TUESDAYS

Colors of the Rainbow Colors of the Rainbow Children’s Intro to Drawing & Painting (no class 7/19) Island Art Adobe Ilustrator I

WEDNESDAYS

Art Studio Basic Drawing for Kids Drawing for Kids (Step 2) Advanced Manga Art Studio Intro to Manga Adobe Photoshop I Adobe Photoshop II

THURSDAYS

Beginning Drawing for Adults Senior Art Workshop SATURDAYS (no class July 2) Beginning Airbrushing Continuing Airbrushing WORKSHOPS (no discounts) Bug Workshop (Mon) Puppet Workshop (Tue)

*DISCOUNT FOR HAMMOND RESIDENTS

Through special funding from the City of Hammond, Hammond residents taking classes at Substation No. 9, South Shore Arts branch location in downtown Hammond, pay only half price! This discount is not applicable on workshops or at other South Shore Arts locations or in conjunction with other discounts. Proof of residency is required upon registration.

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Gift Shop

HOURS: 10–5 Weekdays 10–4 Saturday 12–4 Sunday

Open until 8pm during Theatre Events

At the Center for Visual and Performing Arts 1040 Ridge Road, Munster IN 46321 All proceeds from the Gift Shop support South Shore Arts programs.

Decorative birdhouses have arrived! Cream, yellow, pink, green, and purple ($8.50–$22.50). Accent with glass drops ($5.50-$6.25) or butterflies ($1.50).

Bring Spring indoors! Many more Spring items! Open 7 days a week.

Giftshop@SouthShoreArtsOnline.org

219 / 836.7418


Enjoy the Benefits of Membership! Individual $45 • Free admission to exhibitions with an admission fee • Complimentary invitations to exhibition openings • 10% discount on classes • 10% discount on items purchased in the Gift Shop • Advance notice about programs, exhibitions and special events • Complimentary subscription to the monthly e-newsletter • Complimentary subscription to the quarterly Convergence magazine • Complimentary invitations to lectures • Access to art lending library Family/Dual $65 BEST DEAL!! Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership for two to four family members Patron $125-$249 Enjoy all of the benefits of Family/Dual membership, plus: • A special South Shore Arts gift • Invitation to exclusive monthly ”Member’s Appreciation Day” with 20% discount on items purchased in the Gift Shop • Complimentary invitation to an annual thank you event for Patron members • 10% discount on one purchase of exhibited artwork • Special discounts on workshops, performances and tours

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Sponsor $250-$499 Enjoy all of the benefits of Patron membership, plus: • Complimentary South Shore Poster: “Hats Off to the Arts” Benefactor $500-$999 Enjoy all of the benefits of Sponsor membership, plus: • One complimentary art class • 25% discount on one purchase of exhibited artwork • 50% discount on one purchase in the Gift Shop Life Member $1,000 Enjoy all of the benefits of Benefactor membership, plus: • Recognition in printed materials and in the Gallery Artist $40 Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee. Student $25 Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee. Please enclose copy of student I.D.

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Registration South Shore Arts Summer 2011 Class Registration Form

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