Stutz Artists Open House, Apr. 24-25, 2015
By Kelly Young
On behalf of Stutz Artists
Planning is well underway for the Stutz Artists Association’s largest art event, set to take place April 24-25, 2015 at the historic Stutz Building in Indianapolis, Indiana.
More than 70 artists will open their studios and present their work to visitors during the 2015 two-day event. The Stutz Open House, which began in 1993, attracts more than 6,000 people every year to the 400,000 square-foot former car factory.
Organizers are planning for new, creative and entertaining opportunities to engage families, art lovers and visitors simply looking for a weekend event to enjoy in downtown Indianapolis.
The Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House not only allows guests an opportunity to see the work of 70+ local artists in one place at one time, it’s an opportunity to see where and how the work is created.
Artwork ranges from paintings, drawings and photography, to sculpture, jewelry and furniture. In addition to being a great place to buy one-of-a-kind gifts with artwork prices from $12 to $10,000, the event offers a rare chance to see vintage cars in the historic Stutz car factory.
Visitors will also enjoy special activities such as painting with Wine and Canvas, demonstrations, acoustic music and food vendors.
Families bringing children are encouraged to attend Saturday, 2-7 p.m., where they will enjoy family-friendly musical guests, hands-on art activities, youth art scavenger hunt, free ice cream from Raymond James, and more. New this year on Saturday will be demonstrations by Stutz artists.
Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House
Friday, April 24, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Stutz Business Center, 212 W. 10th St., Indianapolis (enter Bearcat Alley from 10th or 11th St..) Free parking in specially marked lots.
$12 advanced sale tickets at select Old National Bank locations and the Stutz Business Office (1060 N. Capitol Ave C200.); $15 at Eventbrite; $15 at the gate; children 12 and under free. Tickets are valid for both days.
Cathi Wineland, http://www.stutzartists.com/ or 317-503-6420.
Proceeds from the event support the Stutz Residency Program, a scholarship that provides free studio space and utilities for emerging local artists for one year. It is one of the largest grants to individual artists in the state.