Lubeznik Center for the Arts » Michigan City

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
03/01/2020
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maple Sugar - Friendship Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
03/06/2020
7:30 pm
"Gypsy" - the musical - Michigan City
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
03/07/2020 - 03/08/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Home And Lifestyle Expo
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City IN
03/07/2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Patrick's Parade - Michigan City
Ryan’s Irish Pub, Michigan City IN
03/07/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wild Women and Wine
Barker Mansion, Michigan City IN
03/07/2020
7:30 pm
"Gypsy" - the musical - Michigan City
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
03/08/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"Gypsy" - the musical - Michigan City
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
03/20/2020 - 03/21/2020
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old School Vintage Findings
03/21/2020
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Garden Show
Michigan City High School, Michigan City IN
04/01/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Opening Day Washington Park Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
04/04/2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blue Chip Brewfest
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City IN
04/11/2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Easter Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt –
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
04/16/2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Job Fair
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City IN
04/25/2020
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoobilee - "90th Birthday"
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
04/30/2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Spring Fling Dinner for Salvation Army
Salvation Army Michigan City Community Center, Michigan City IN
05/07/2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michigan City Business Expo
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City IN
05/10/2020
All Day
Mother's Day at the Zoo
Washington Zoo, Mighian City IN
05/24/2020 - 05/25/2020
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Michigan City Food Truck Festival
Washington Park, Michigan City IN
06/04/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
06/06/2020
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jammin with Save the Dunes
Washington Park Ampitheater, Michigan City IN
06/11/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
06/13/2020
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brew At the Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
06/14/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reptile Romp at Friendship Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
06/18/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
06/20/2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Annual Trail Creek Fun Floast
Washington Park, Michigan City IN
06/20/2020
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Shore Maker Fair
Charles R. Westcott Park, Michigan City IN
06/21/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Father's Day at Washington Park Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
06/25/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
07/02/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
07/09/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
07/16/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
07/23/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
07/26/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Butterfly Bonanza
Botanic Friendship Gardens, Michigan City IN
07/30/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
08/06/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
08/13/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
08/20/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
08/27/2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
08/30/2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lyric Opera In the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
09/13/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grandparents Day at the Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
10/24/2020
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Work 101 W 2nd St Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 874-4900Website: http://www.lubeznikcenter.org/index.html
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Biographical Info

A plaque outside the current Lubeznik Center for the Arts honors John G. Blank and
his family.

Richard (left) and Bobbie
Blank (right) at the plaque dedication.

Located at the lakefront in Michigan City, the new LCA
is home to classrooms,galleries and an outdoor
art collection.

1975 John G. Blank purchases Michigan City’s vacated public library building, providing a new home for Michigan City’s Community Center for the Arts.

1978 The John G. Blank Art Center officially opens at 312 East 8th St..

2002 Jack and Shirley Lubeznik donate their one-time office building at 101 W. Second St. to be used as the new art center.

2003 The center moves to its current location and is renamed the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

2004 Phase One of the Master Plan, consisting of the half round gallery, classroom and studio space, Gallery Shop and an enlarged lobby with reception area are completed, with future phases to be completed as funds become available.

For a quarter century, Michigan City’s community art center was known as the John G. Blank Center for the Arts. The center was located at 312 East 8th St. in a neoclassical Indiana limestone structure built in 1896 as the public library. After many decades the city built a new and larger library and the old structure was vacated. A benefactor came forward to purchase the old library building, donating it to the community art center. The center was renamed to honor the donor, John G. Blank, who also served for several years as President of its board of Directors. Although John Blank died in 1975, other members of the Blank family have remained actively involved at the Center for the Arts.

In 2002, Mrs. Shirley Lubeznik, a long-time supporter of the Art Center, donated a new building at 101 W. Second Street. The renamed Jack and Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts expanded and improved facilities as part of a master plan. The resulting classrooms, galleries, reception area andGallery Shop maximize the building’s ability to serve the community and make Michigan City’s lakefront art center an important art resource in the region.

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