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First Friday: September 6, 6 - 9 pm

Like many artists, Marianne Glick often listens to music while she paints, allowing the flowing, organic, and expressive movement to inform her colorful abstractions. The energy from the music is clearly transferred into her acrylic on canvas neo-expressionist paintings as is apparent in the image opposite this text, Slip Sliding Away – which she created while listening to the Paul Simon tune. For her solo exhibition in Gallery 924, the new artwork will have yet another musical layer. Glick is a fan and supporter of the Cabaret, our neighbors just feet away, and often attends to hear her favorite Broadway stars perform. For this new body of work, she chose to focus on the Cabaret style music the venue champions, with a special emphasis on the Broadway actor/singer Caissie Levy who is set to perform at the Cabaret in August. Look to see new work from Glick as she visually explores the music of Broadway resulting in colorful abstractions created in Glick’s signature style.

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First Friday: June 7, 6 - 9 pm

Join us as more than one thousand, 1 ¼ inch, original artwork buttons take over the walls of Gallery 924 for a unique, two month extended exhibition.

Buttons have long been a way American culture has shared ideas, passions, self-expression, and political views. The practice of using buttons for political messaging goes back to the first presidential campaign for George Washington. Since then, buttons have become much more than campaign tools. Buttons were co-opted in the 70s by the Punk Rock and New Wave music scenes and emerged as their own subculture in the early 1980s.

In Gallery 924, we have been doing our part to reinvigorate button culture by creating custom buttons for all of our exhibitions. This summer we turn it up a notch and ask artists to create original artworks to fit on a button. Various media, both 2D and 3D, various artists and styles, all tiny wearable self-expressive art! Everyone should be able to own (and sometimes wear) beautiful, powerful, provocative, meaningful, original artwork.

*Note: There will not be a Thursday event for this exhibition. The opening will take place on First Friday, June 7, from 6 - 9 pm. Due to the 4th of July holiday, Gallery 924 will not be open for a July First Friday reception. Instead, the show will conclude with a closing reception on Friday, July 19, from 5 - 7 pm. Patrons are welcome to pick up their purchased buttons during this time.

View the complete list of participating artists here.

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First Friday: May 3, 6 – 9 pm

The work of Anders Sandstrom investigates dualities of the human condition in layered, subtle ways that require viewer investigation. His inviting, colorful imagery pulls you in, then compels you to seek out the themes and subtexts held within. Sandstrom’s images feature characters that are flawed yet relatable, sweet yet caustic, and straightforward yet oblique. The works contain both veiled and not-so-veiled references to issues present in contemporary society: gun culture, our impact on the environment, political tribalism, and also to allusions of the maladies and weaknesses of ego that we all, on some level, share.

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Collectors' Night: Thursday, April 4, 5 - 8 pm

First Friday: Friday, April 5, 6 - 9 pm

Conceptual fiber artist Marco Querin’s current artistic research and work is dominated by multiculturalism, or, the coexistence of distinct cultures within the same society. In recent years, the world’s populations have uprooted their lives and resettled in new countries in order to leave instability behind and break the cycle of a persecuted existence. Querin creates works that attempt to evaluate where the migration journey ceases: the place where an existing culture and the cultures of those seeking refuge could mix, but more often than not, do not. Querin’s visual analysis is done through the use of a variety of colorful fiber materials stretched and threaded over canvas in ways that demonstrate fragility, resistance, elasticity, and tension.

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First Friday: Friday, March 1,  6 - 9 pm

For a two month extended exhibition, Gallery 924 is proud to present The Video Show, a group show featuring 15 central Indiana artists working in screen-based media. The work ranges from computer animation to video-mapped sculptural installations. You'll see intimate videos presented on iPods, viewer focused interactive touch screens, and beautifully filmed large-scale projections.

In a long line of material-specific shows, including The Wood Show and The Clay Show; The Video Show seeks to explore and bring to the forefront some of the most ambitious work being created by contemporary Indianapolis-based video and new media artists.

Participating artists:

  • Petronio Bendito + Atarilogic (Noah Mattern)
  • Zachary Davidson
  •  Rose Harding
  •  Bryn Jackson (limited showing)
  •  Sasan Kayyod
  •  Carla Knopp
  •  Katie Norman
  •  Jenny Ollikainen
  •  Stefan Petranek
  •  Constance Scopelitis
  •  Artur Silva (limited showing)
  •  Liz Wierzbicki

Gallery 924 at the Arts Council of Indianapolis highlights central Indiana contemporary artists in curated solo and group shows.

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UPDATE! Gallery 924 has special extended weekend hours: Friday, December 14, 5 – 8 pm, Saturday, December 15, 6 – 8 pm, and Sunday, December 16, 5 - 7 pm.


Collectors' Night:
 Thursday, December 6,  5 - 8 pm

First Friday: Friday, December 7,  6 - 10 pm

This First Friday only, take the free trolley from Gallery 924 to 4 neighboring galleries: 

  • Stutz Business & Arts Center
  • Harrison Center
  • Indiana Landmarks Center
  • Circle City Industrial Complex

TINY VII at Gallery 924 includes hundreds of small pieces of original art by central Indiana artists. All media, all styles, all 6” x 6” x 6” or smaller, and many at $100 or less. This is the perfect time for first-time art buyers to start a collection or for seasoned gallery goers to purchase holiday gifts and discover new artists.

Purchased art may be picked up early during these times:
Wednesday, December 19, 9 am – 5 pm
Thursday, December 20, 9 am – 5 pm
Friday, December 21, 9 am – noon

Gallery 924 will close for the holidays at noon on Friday, December 21, and reopen at 9 am on Wednesday, January 2.

 

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Collectors' Night: Thursday, November 1,  5 - 8 pm

First Friday: Friday, November 2,  6 - 9 pm

Rituals permeate daily life. From the mundane, automatic rituals of preparing for the day, to the more challenging ones that require more thought, energy, and dedication. As a professor of Art at Wabash College, artist Gregory Huebner has been teaching Native American culture and ritual for twenty years. In Native American ritual, a shaman will call upon elements in the spirit world and make the unseen visible through expressions like song and dance to bring forth healing to an individual or society. Huebner approaches his paintings with a similar lens. He uses abstraction to create visualizations of his own personal rituals that have required his thoughtful, focused participation. These artistic offerings are meant to allow the viewer to reflect on physical, spiritual, and mental harmony in society as well as their own lives.

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