Join Cornerstone Center for Arts for the grand opening of the newly renovated J. Combs Ceramics Studio on Thursday, February 1, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. This open house will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Muncie and Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and will be free and open to the public. There will also be ceramics demonstrations and an opportunity for guests to try their hand at this art form.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts, in partnership with PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union, will host the Young Artist Exhibition on Thursday, March 1 for school-age children in Delaware County. The show is free to enter for students in kindergarten through twelfth grades who reside in or attend school in Delaware County. The public reception on March 1 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. will take place in conjunction with First Thursday and is free and open to attend.
It is a new year why not try something new at Cornerstone Center for the Arts! Cornerstone’s spring 12 week classes begin the week of February 5 but there are plenty of one-time workshops and events to keep you busy during the month of January. Upcoming workshops and events include Monthly Dance Club, The Art of Getting Crafty at Guardian Brewing Co., Bad Art Night, Coffee & Paints, Kids & Paints, Party Like a Princess, and Pints & Paints at The Fickle Peach.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts had an incredible year providing arts education to over 2,000 youth and adult students in Delaware County and the surrounding areas. The organization is looking forward to continuing its goal of providing high quality, low-cost arts education to all in 2018. The next 12 week session of arts classes will begin the week of February 5 with classes for youth and adults in visual arts, dance, theatre, music, martial arts, fitness, and more!
Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ Monthly Dance Club is a great way to have fun with friends, or to make new friends, while enjoying ballroom, Latin, and swing dancing. Join David Fennig, Cornerstone dance instructor and director of the Harmony Dance Group, for this monthly social event which will meet on January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, and May 5 from 7 to 10:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, December 5, Cornerstone Center for the Arts hosted its Annual Donor & Community Reception. This is the third year for the event which recognizes the founders of the organization with awards named in their honor. This year, Cornerstone served over 2,000 students in educational programs, awarding almost $13,000 dollars in financial aid to families in need. This year, the event specifically recognized the efforts of all Board Members since the creation of Cornerstone Center for the Arts in 2004, and our Executive Directors. These individuals were instrumental in the merger of the arts programming and building utilization efforts housed within the facility.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts has a full schedule for the month of December with workshops throughout the holiday season. The workshops include Monthly Dance Club, The Art of Getting Crafty at Guardian Brewing Co., Kids & Paints, Holiday Painting in Yorktown, It’s All About the Arms, Veil Combos with Liz, Coffee & Paints, and Pints & Paints.
Son of Scarevania Haunted House will be open for a special one night only Christmas themed haunt on Saturday, December 16 from 8 pm to midnight. A Christmas Scarol is brought to you by Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Scarevania Haunted House with the purpose of collecting donations for Muncie Firefighters Toys for Tots and Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana.
Join Cornerstone Center for Arts for a gallery exhibition of art created through Cornerstone’s ceramic classes on Thursday, December 7. This showcase will feature artwork by skilled instructors Jasen Combs and Eugene Boyd as well as many of their talented students. The student work ranges from those that have been working with clay for a short time, to students that have worked with clay for nearly a decade. The exhibition features a range of ceramic pieces, from vases and bowls to elaborate wall hangings, many of which will be for sale. Cornerstone is proud to showcase instructors Jasen Combs and Eugene Boyd along with their students.