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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
09/19/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
09/21/2019
12:00 am
Artists love Nature-
Gabis Arboretum – Valpo, Valparaiso IN
09/21/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hooked on Art Live Street Art Festival
Downtown Chesterton, Chesterton IN
09/21/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sandhill Crane Festival
Downtown Wheatfield, Wheatfield IN
09/21/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hammond Fall Festival Craft And Vendor Fair
Hammond Library, Hammond IN
09/21/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Art Barn Art Blitz
Art Barn School of Art, Valparaiso IN
09/22/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
76th Salon Show Opening Reception
The Center for Performing Arts, Munster in
09/23/2019
12:00 am
Adult Coloring
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
09/26/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
09/26/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
09/28/2019
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
 Bizarre Bazaar,
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
10/03/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
10/04/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Michigan City, Michiagn City IN
10/04/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
10/04/2019
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fox Gallery Jam Night
Fox Art Gallery, Lake Station IN
10/05/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at the Library
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
10/10/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
10/10/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
10/11/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anatomy of Artists - Opening Reception Friday
Miller Beach Arts & Creative DIstrict, Gary IN
10/17/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
10/17/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday Night Jam Night
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
10/19/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
10/24/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
10/24/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
10/28/2019
12:00 am
Adult Coloring
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
10/31/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
11/01/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Michigan City, Michiagn City IN
11/01/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
11/01/2019
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fox Gallery Jam Night
Fox Art Gallery, Lake Station IN
11/02/2019
12:00 am
Taste Of Ogden Dunes
Ogden Dunes, Ogden Dunes IN
11/02/2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Thomas More Annual Bazaar
St. Thomas More Church, Munster IN
11/02/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at the Library
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
11/07/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
11/09/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Interwoven Expressions Exhibit and Sale
Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton in
11/14/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
11/14/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
11/16/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
11/21/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
11/21/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday Night Jam Night
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
11/25/2019
12:00 am
Adult Coloring
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
11/28/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
11/28/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
12/01/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brickie Christmas Market - Hobart Indiana
Hobart High School, Hobart IN
12/05/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
12/06/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Michigan City, Michiagn City IN
12/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
12/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fox Gallery Jam Night
Fox Art Gallery, Lake Station IN
12/07/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at the Library
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
12/12/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
12/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
12/19/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
12/19/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday Night Jam Night
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN
12/21/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
12/23/2019
12:00 am
Adult Coloring
Schererville Library, Schererville IN
12/26/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
12/26/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Jam Open Mic
Paul Henry Art Gallery, Hammond IN

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Dunes Arts Foundation

Work 288 Shady Oak Drive Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 879-7509Website: Dunes Arts Foundation
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Biographical Info

The Dunes Arts Foundation, Inc., incorporated in the State of Indiana on January 17th, 1952. The Dunes Arts Foundation sponsors the Dunes Summer Theatre and the Children’s / Youth Theatre. The Foundation has as its goal providing people who live in the surrounding communities with the enjoyment of theatrical entertainment and the opportunity to develop their capacity for artistic expression. “The Dunes” has been providing quality educational and theatrical programs for over 60 years!

The Dunes Summer Theatre is located at the border between the states of Indiana and Michigan, on a scenic 20+ acre wooded site in the Lake Michigan dunes, about a half mile from the lake shore itself. The theater seats over 200 patrons.

Our Founder: Nora Tully MacAlvay

Nora-FounderNora MacAlvay, an art and literature teacher trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and Goodman Theatre School, was passionate about theatre and literature for young people. Nora authored several novels for teenagers and, along with her mentor, playwright Charlotte Chorpenning, also wrote several thoughtful and charming plays based on classic children’s stories. In 1948, Nora founded of the Children’s Theatre of Michigan City to provide theatre experiences for the schoolchildren of Michigan City and the surrounding area. She led its programs for over 40 years, while serving as artistic director of the Dunes Summer Theatre.  Her ideas and dedication inspired generations of aspiring young thespians.

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